Jessie F Shelton

 Jessie Shelton

Contact Information

417 Loomis Laboratory
1110 W. Green St.
M/C 704
Urbana, IL 61801
Assistant Professor of Physics

Additional Campus Affiliations


Professor Shelton received her PhD from MIT in 2006, after undergraduate work at Princeton. She held postdoctoral appointments at Rutgers, Yale, and Harvard before arriving at the University of Illinois in 2014, and has won awards from MIT and from the LHC Theory Initiative.

Research Interests

  • Astrophysics/Cosmology
  • High Energy Physics (theoretical)

Research Description

Shelton works on a broad range of topics in particle physics beyond theĀ Standard Model, with particular interests in the cosmology of particle dark matterĀ and new physics at the Large Hadron Collider.

Distinctions / Awards

  • 2017 DOE Early Career Award