Dr. John Pennington


Dr. John Pennington
(615) 898-5027
Room 351, Jones Hall (JH)
MTSU Box 87, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Tuesdays 10:20a – 11:20a-->(BRAGG LOBBY)

Wednesdays 1:20p – 2:20p

Thursdays 2:40p – 3:40p

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Florida (1994)
  • M.S., University of Florida (1991)
  • B.S., University of Michigan, Flint (1989)

Areas of Expertise

Food Marketing
Taste Perception
Social Media Based Persuasion


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)