Phone: 724-503-1001 x6223
Office: Dieter-Porter 306D
Email: hbradshaw@washjeff.edu


Hannah Bradshaw, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Degrees: Ph.D. Experimental Psychology, Texas Christian University; M.S. Experimental Psychology, Western Illinois University; B.S. Psychology, Western Illinois University; A.A., Carl Sandburg College

Hannah K. Bradshaw is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology. She teaches courses in introductory psychology and evolutionary psychology.

Dr. Bradshaw is interdisciplinary-minded psychologist who incorporates methodological tools from social psychology, marketing, health psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, and psychoneuroimmunology. Her research program explores how interpersonal and ecological cues might affect our perceptions and decisions in the broader social world. While she has a wide variety of research interests, she tends to gravitate towards questions that pertain to disgust sensitivity, women’s sociality, and consumer preferences and behavior. 


  • Russell, E. M., Bradshaw, H. K., Rosenbaum, M. S., Hill, S. E., & Russell‐Bennett, R. (2021). Intrasexual female competition and female trust in gay male sales associates’ recommendations. Psychology & Marketing, 38(2), 249-265. Link to entry
  • Bradshaw, H. K., Mengelkoch S., & Hill, S. E. (2020). Hormonal contraceptive use predicts decreased perseverance and therefore performance on some simple and challenging cognitive tasks. Hormones and Behavior, 119, 104652. Link to entry
  • Bradshaw, H. K., Rodeheffer, C. D., & Hill, S. E. (2020). Scarcity, sex, and spending: Recession cues increase women's desire for men owning luxury products and men's desire to buy them. Journal of Business Research, 120, 561-568. Link to entry
  • Ma, H., Bradshaw, H. K., Janakiraman, N., & Hill, S. E. (2019). Spending as protection: The need for safety increases preference for luxury products. Marketing Letters, 30(1), 45-56. Link to entry
  • Bradshaw, H. K., Proffitt Leyva, R., Nicolas, S., & Hill, S. E. (2019). Costly female appearance-enhancement provides cues of short-term mating effort: The case of cosmetic surgery. Personality and Individual Differences, 138, 48-55. Link to entry
  • DelPriore, D. J., Bradshaw, H. K., & Hill, S. E. (2018). Appearance enhancement produces a strategic beautification penalty among women. Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, 12(4), 348-366. Link to entry
  • Hill, S. E., Baskett, K., Bradshaw, H. K., Prokosch, M. L., DelPriore, D. J., & Rodeheffer, C. D. (2016). Tempting foods and the affordability axiom: Food cues change beliefs about the costs of healthy eating. Appetite, 107, 274-279. Link to entry