About

Viviana Weekes-Shackelford, PhD

Evolutionary Psychologist

Viviana Weekes-Shackelford received her Ph.D. in evolutionary developmental psychology in 2011 from Florida Atlantic University. She currently teaches at Oakland University and is Co-Director of the Evolutionary Psychology Lab, along with her colleague and spouse Todd K. Shackelford. Her research over the years has been evolutionarily inspired and has had the broader goal of gaining a more comprehensive understanding of violence and conflict in families and romantic relationships. Her research interests and record cut across the psychological domains of forensics, development, social, clinical, and criminology.

What I do

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Employment

Present-Special Lecturer: Oakland University, Department of Psychology Co-director, Evolutionary Psychology Lab, Oakland University, Department of Psychology

2015- 2019, Visiting Assistant Professor, Oakland University, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Criminal Justice

2010-2015, Special Lecturer: Oakland University, Department of Psychology

2004-2005, Adjunct Professor, Florida Atlantic University, Department of Psychology

2004, Instructor, Undergraduate Psychology Research Study, Faculty Advisor-David Bjorklund Florida Atlantic University, Department of Psychology

Education

2011, Ph.D., Psychology, Florida Atlantic University Areas of specialization: Evolutionary & developmental

2004 M.A., Psychology, Florida Atlantic University

1999, B.A., Psychology, Florida Atlantic University