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Col Gary Packard Col Gary Packard Department Head

Hometown: Chelsea, MI
      
Education: Ph.D. Developmental Psych., UNC Chapel Hill, 1999
MA Developmental Psych., Michigan St., 1994
MS Aeronautical Science, Embry Riddle, 1991
BS Behavioral Sciences, USAFA, 1982

Specialty/Research Interests:
Leadership & Character Dev., Social influences on development
Dr. Michelle Butler Dr. Michelle Butler

Hometown: Ft Lee, NJ

Education:
PhD, Experimental Psychology, Colorado State
MA ,Human Neuropsychology, Northern Colorado

Specialty/Research Interests:
Development of multimedia, Educational support materials for teaching, web-based Learning, multiple sclerosis and memory/cognitive deficits
Capt Bryan Calkin Maj Bryan Calkin

Hometown:
Charlotte, NC

Education:
Biomedical Equip Technology,
AAS, Comm College of the AF, Maxwell AFB, AL
BS, Psychology, Troy University, AL
MS, Human Factors & I/O Psychology,
Wright State Univ., Dayton, OH

Specialty/Research Interests:Leadership and Leader Development; Judgment and Decision Making; Workload, Stress and Automation

Capt Ebony Cook Capt Ebony Cook

Hometown: Orangeburg, SC

Education:
BS USAF Academy,
MS Univ of Texas at San Antonio

Interests:
Social Stratification, Change in American Social Structure
Dr. Peter Crane Dr. Peter Crane

Hometown: Rochester, NY / Gilbert, AZ

Education: PhD (1977), MA (1974), Miami University (Ohio), Experimental Psychology
BA (1972), Wittenberg University, Psychology

Specialty / Research Interests: Human Factors, Scenario-based training, coalition training through distributed simulation
Dr. Karin DeAngelis Dr. Karin De Angelis

Hometown:  Richmond, VA

Education:  Ph.D. University of Maryland (expected Fall 2011)
M.A. University of Maryland
B.A. University of Chicago

Specialty/Research Interests:  Military Sociology; Gender, Work, and Family; Diversity in Organizations; Military Families
photo placeholder Dr. Christopher D’Lauro

Hometown: Lafayette Hill, PA

Education:  Ph.D. Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado at Boulder,
M.A. Cognitive Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder
B.S. Biology, Dickinson College

Specialty/Research Interests: The neuroscience of face and object recognition, visual cognition, categorization, how visual brain areas interact with other learning systems
Maj Jimmy Do Maj Jimmy Do

Hometown: Anaheim, CA

Education: BS, Behavioral Sciences & Leadership, USAF
MA, Sociology, UCCS

Specialty/Research Interests:
PsyOp, Sociology, Race & Ethnicity, Gender & Sexuality
Dr. Craig Foster Dr. Craig Foster

Hometown: Woodinville, WA

Education: MA, University of North Carolina
PhD, University of North Carolina

Specialty/Research Interests: Leadership and power; secret romantic relationships
Maj Jules Freedman Maj Jules Freedman

Hometown: Atlanta, Ga

Education:M.A. Sociology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2003
M.A. Criminal Justice, Chapman University, 2001
B.S. Human Factors Engineering, United States Air Force Academy, 1997

Specialty/Research Interests:Media's Influence On Society, Sleep Research
Lt Col Vince Gillis Lt Col Vinnie Gillis

Hometown: Northport, NY

Education: BS, Biology, USAFA, CO
MBA, Regis University



Specialty/Research Interests: Social Stratification,
Change in American Social Structure
Dr. Jeff  Jackson Dr Jeff Jackson

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Education: PhD, Clinical Psych, Loyola Univ 
MA, Clinical Psychology, Loyola Univ
BA, Psychology, Duke University

Specialty/Research Interests: Leadership, emotional intelligence, help-seeking behavior, and air sickness.
Lt. Col John Jorgenson Lt Col John Jorgensen

Home Town: Swartz Creek, Michigan             

Education: BS, Psychology and Master of Social Work, University of Michigan  

Specialty/Research Interests: Clinical Social Worker/Psychotherapist
Dr. Andrew Katayama Dr. Andrew Katayama

Hometown: Lakewood, CO

Education:  Ph.D. Educational Psychology, Mississippi State University
M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction, Freed-Hardeman University

Specialty/Research Interests:  Self-Regulated Learning, Metacognition, Special Needs Education
Lt Col Douglas Lindsay Lt Col Douglas Lindsay

Hometown: Leavenworth, KS

Education:  PhD, I/O Psychology, Penn State Univ
MS, Experimental Psychology, University of Texas at San Antonio
BS, Behavioral Sciences, USAFA

Specialty/Research Interests: Leader & Leadership Development; Leadership Education; Leader-Follower Interactions; Intersection of Leadership and Character
Capt Matt Linford Capt Matt Linford

Hometown: Afton, Wyoming

Education: BS, Behavioral Sciences & Leadership, USAFA
MS, Sociology, Brigham Young Uniiv.

Specialty/Research Interests: Sociology of War; Sociology of Religion; Race & Ethnicity; Sociology of Sport
Dr. George Mastroianni Dr George Mastroianni

Hometown: New Haven, CT

Education: PhD, Experimental Psychology, University of New Hampshire
BS, Psychology, Georgetown Univ
M.A. in International Relations, San Francisco State University

Specialty/ Research Interests: Learning/memory, military ethics and leadership, biopsychology
Dr. Dave  McCone Dr. Dave McCone

Home Town:  Wheat Ridge, Colorado 
    
Education: B.A. University of Colorado
M.S. University of Oregon
Ph.D. University of Oregon

Specialty/Research Interests: Childhood behavior disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, parenting, marriage and career issues for Air Force officers, experiences of Ft. Carson soldiers in Iraq
Maj Michelle Nash Maj Michelle Nash

Hometown: Farr West, Utah

Education: BS, Psychology, Weber State University
MS, Gen Psych, Brigham Young University

Specialty/Research Interests: Neuro & Behavioral; Gender differences; Hormonal Variations; Visual Attention; Event- related potentials (ERPs); Team/Group Performance; Team/Group Communication; Individual Change
Maj Mark Oliver Maj Mark Oliver

Hometown: St Albans, W. Virginia

Education: BS, Psychology, Virginia Tech
MS, Social Work, Univ of NC – Chapel Hills
PhD, Social Work, Univ of Tennessee

Specialty/Research Interests: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Gender, Measurement, Neurophysiology
Lt Col Rich Ramsey Col Rich Ramsey

Home Town: Formerly Huron, OH
Now claim Colorado Springs, CO

Education: MS, Counseling and Leader Development Long Island University, 2003
BA, Political Science University of Michigan, 1994

Specialty/Research Interests: Leader Development, Resiliency
Capt Derek Read Capt Derek Read

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Education: BS, Psychology, Idaho State Univ
ABT, Experimental Psych, Idaho State Univ
MS, Human Systems Interaction, NPS

Specialty/Research Interests: Net-Centric Warfare; Decision Making;Counter Factual Thinking; Sleep; Human Performance
CDR Michael Reddix CDR Michael Reddix

Hometown: Coronado, CA

Education: BA, Psychology, Univ of W. Florida
MA, Experimental Psych, Univ of W. Florida
PhD, Educational Psych, Univ of Illinois

Specialty/Research Interests: Aviation Human Factors/Aviation Safety; Directed Energy Bioeffects; Individual Differences in Learning; Psychology of Reading; Use of EEG/ERP/Eye Movement Metrics to monitor cognitive processing in real-time
Dr. Steve Samuels Dr. Steve Samuels

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Education:  PhD, Social Psychology, Stanford University
BA, Philosophy & Psychology, Brandeis University

Specialty/Research Interests: Self-efficacy, ethics, pedagogy.
Dr. Wilbur Scott Dr. Wilbur Scott

Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK

Education: PhD, Sociology, Louisiana State Univ MA, Sociology, Univ of Texas, El Paso
BA, Sociology/Psychology, St. John U.

Specialty/Research Interests: Politics of class, race, gender, military sociology, sociology of war, international & comparative sociology, research methods
Capt Mona Stilson Capt Mona Stilson

Hometown: Vacherie, LA

Education: MS, HF Psychology, Wright State Univ.
MA, Psychological Counseling, Nichols St Univ
BA, Psychology, California State Univ
AAS, Av Sys Tech, Comm College of the AF

Specialty/Research Interests: Human Factors, Human Computer Interaction, Interface Display Design, Cognitive Work and Task Analysis
Lt Col Ronald Tewksberry Lt Col Ronald Tewksbury  

Education: BS, Behavioral Science, U.S. Air Force Academy, 1992
MS, Computer Systems Management, University of Maryland, College Park 2003
Ma, Leadership and Counseling, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, 2005

Research Interests: Transformational Leadership, organizational performance, high performance teams, leadership and personality, predictors of leadership emergence, effects of self-esteem on performance
Mr. Randy Torres Mr. Randy Torres

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Education: Currently pursuing educational goals in Laboratory Animal Science & Facility Management

Specialty/Research Interests: Learning & behavior, animal behavior, sensation & perception, and spatial disorientation
photo placeholder 1st Lt Kara Thoreson

Hometown: Littleton, CO

Education: MA Psychology- Behavioral Neuroscience, San Diego State University, 2009
BS Behavioral Sciences, USAFA, 2008

Specialty/Research Interests: Neuroscience, Sleep and Cognition
Capt James Walliser Capt James Walliser

Hometown: Mundelein, IL

Education: MS Human Systems Integration, Naval Postgraduate School 2011
BS Behavioral Science, USAFA, 2005

Specialty/Research Interests: Human Factors, Trust in Automation, Levels of Automation
Lt Col Daniel Watola Lt Col Daniel Watola

Hometown: Tacoma, WA

Education: BS, Human Factors Engineering, USAFA
MA, Industrial Psychology, Univ of Colorado
PhD, Organizational Psych, Mich State Univ

Specialty/Research Interests: Intersection of Leadership, Teams, and Training
Capt Sherry Welch Capt Sherry M. Welch

Hometown:

Education: 2000 AA Elementary Education, Okaloosa-Walton Community College
2002 BA Psychology, University of West Florida
2005 MA Counseling, San Antonio Webster University

Specialty/Research Interests: Mental Health
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