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Current Students

Sam Levulis

Sam Levulis is a doctoral candidate planning to complete his PhD in the Fall of 2017 and pursue a career in the aviation or automotive industries. Research projects Sam has been involved in have focused on driver perceptual processes and behavior, multi-UAV supervisory control, ethics of automated vehicles, and best practices in the selection of usability methods.



Natalie Lodinger

Natalie Lodinger is a third year doctoral student. She received her undergraduate degree from Eckerd College. Her research interests are visual perception and interruptions in regards to laparoscopy performance.



Adam Braly

Adam Braly is a third year doctoral student. He received his masters degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in Experimental Psychology. His current research interests are human factors in aviation, time-to-collision judgments, visual perception, embodied perception, perception-action systems, and nonlinear dynamics.



David Newton

David is a first year doctoral student. He holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Westminster College and a master's degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of Central Oklahoma. His research interests are visual perception, automation, and attention as they relate to driving and aviation.



Brad Weaver

Brad Weaver is a first year doctoral student. He earned his undergraduate degrees from the University of Georgia in Psychology and Cognitive Science. His research interests are automation, situation awareness, warning design, and attention, especially in the domain of automated driving.




Former Doctoral Students

  1. Jennifer Blume, Ph.D., 1997, Raytheon, Huntsville, AL
  2. Gregory W. Liddell, Ph. D., 1997, Human Interfaces, Austin, TX
  3. Les E. Meyer, Ph.D., 2001, State Farm, Bloomington, IL
  4. Anand Tharanathan, Ph.D., 2008, Angie's List, Indianapolis, IN

Former Master's Students

  1. Eston Betts
  2. Jason Bush
  3. John Carlton
  4. Jessica Kennish
  5. Jaein Lee
  6. Shannon Longmire
  7. Jennifer Novak
  8. Tammy Ott
  9. Ryan Stacy
  10. Ross Willis
  11. Megan Olson
Webmaster: Adam Braly

Psychological Sciences

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    Texas Tech University, Department of Psychological Sciences, Box 42051 Lubbock, TX 79409-2051