Dr. John Pennington


Dr. John Pennington
(615) 898-5027
Room 387, Academic Classroom Building (ACB)
MTSU Box 87, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:40 to 4:30 pm

Degree Information

  • PHD, University of Florida (1994)
  • MS, University of Florida (1991)
  • BS, University of Michigan-Flint (1989)

Areas of Expertise

Taste Perception
Social Media Based Persuasion
Law Enforcement Lethal Use-of-Force


Emerson, A., and Pennington, J. (2012). Tricking taste buds: The search for taste confirmation biases and predictors of taste persuadability. Presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Honors & Awards
Honors Faculty Member
Outstanding Teaching Award Nominee (2011)