About Jeremy

Jeremy Ashton Houska is a graduate student in the Experimental Psychology program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He completed his undergraduate work in Psychology at the University of La Verne in 2002. He then earned his M.A. in General-Experimental Psychology from California State University, San Bernardino in 2005.

His primary research emphases lie in social cognition, particularly attitude change and persuasion. Jeremy studies variables that contribute to the persuasiveness of narratives, such as perspective and identification. Jeremy’s dissertation work is supervised by David Copeland.

Jeremy also takes pride in being an effective instructor, having received accolades for his teaching at CSUSB, UNLV, and Nevada State College.

He has actively served the university community as President of the UNLV Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) 2007-2008. Currently, Jeremy serves his discipline as the Communications and Marketing Officer for the Association For Psychological Science (APS) Student Caucus.

Jeremy is a baseball fan and avid golfer.