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Gordon, Ellen

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Analytics & Information Systems Department
CBA 310


  • Eastern Illinois University, Bachelor's Degree, Psychology, 2005
  • Ball State University, Master of Arts, Social and Cognitive Processes, 2007
  • Ohio University, PhD, Experimental Psychology - Social Psychology, 2015


Ellen Gordon is an Associate Professor in the Analytics and Information Systems department in the College of Business. She teaches coursework in analytics, statistics, and research methods. She has 13 years’ experience in educational advising, teaching, research, and quantitative analyses using SPSS and Excel. 


  • Simpson, A., Alicke, M. D., Gordon, E., & Rose, D. (2020). The reasonably prudent person, or me? Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 50, 313-323.
  • Alicke, M. D., Gordon, E. R., & Rose, D. (2013). Hypocrisy: What counts? Philosophical Psychology, (6), 673-701. 

Presentations and Awards

   *Indicates research presented by an undergraduate student.

  • Gordon, E. R., Solgos, J.*, & Taylor-Bianco, A. (2017, October). The Effect of Regulatory Focus on Ethical Decision Making. Paper presented at Midwestern Academy of Management. Chicago, Illinois.
  • Solgos, J. T.*, Taylor-Bianco, A., & Gordon, E. R. (2015, April). The Effect of Regulatory Focus on Decision-Making Ethics. Poster presented at the Student Research and Creative Expo at Ohio University. 
  • Stone, K. A.*, Gordon, E. R. & Alicke, M. D. (2013, April). Investigating the influence of prior attitudes on the reciprocity of attraction phenomena. Poster presented at the Student Research and Creative Expo at Ohio University. Athens, Ohio.