I am a Senior Research Psychologist in the Air Force Research Laboratory's Human Effectiveness Directorate and the Science and Technology Advisor for the Cognitive Models and Agents Branch We are focused on developing technologies, grounded in cognitive science research, to support training, including software-based intelligent tutors to provide individualized instruction for trainees, synthetic teammates for training events, and cognitively valid readiness tracking systems. My background is in computational cognitive modeling, and I lead research in the areas of spatial cognition and understanding the effects of fatigue on cognitive performance and behavior.


Education

2003 Ph.D. (Cognitive Psychology), Carnegie Mellon University
1999 M.S. (Cognitive Psychology), University of Florida
1997 B.A. (Psychology), Albright College (Reading, PA)


Employment

2010-PRES Science & Technology Advisor, Cognitive Models and Agents Branch
2009-PRES Senior Research Psychologist, Air Force Research Laboratory
2005-2011 Adjunct Faculty, Arizona State University
2004-2008 Research Psychologist, Air Force Research Laboratory
2003-2004 Postdoctoral Research Associate, National Research Council