Beth  Bullemer

Beth Bullemer

Prior to entering the Human Factors graduate program at Wright State University, Beth worked as a Senior Human Factors Scientist at Medtronic, a biomedical company located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  In this role, she provided human factors, industrial design, and interaction design support to project teams across Medtronic's business units including Cardiac Disease Rhythm Management (CRDM), Neuromodulation, and Cardio-Vascular.  Currently, Beth is working with Dr.

Jasmine Duran


Jasmine Duran received her M.S in Applied Psychology from Arizona State University in 2010 under the advisement of Dr. Nancy Cooke. Her thesis research focused on the development of skill acquisition in teams. Ms. Duran is currently a graduate student in the Human Factors PhD program at Wright State University, working under the advisement of Dr. Valerie Shalin. Her research interests include training individuals and teams for adaptive performance and the measurement of human performance in complex work domains.

Andrew  Hampton

Andrew Hampton

M.S., a.b.d.

Andrew studied at the University of Central Florida and the Burnett Honors College on a full National Merit scholarship. After graduating with a B.S. in psychology and a minor in cognitive science, he moved back to his hometown of Cincinnati where he began working as an assistant to Dr. Shalin and Dr. Gilkey on an investigation of spatialized audio technology at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. Eventually, Andrew became the lead data collector and authored or co-authored several papers and conference presentations on the project.

Meagan  Newman

Meagan Newman

After graduating with distinction from Wright State as an undergraduate, where she was lauded as an Outstanding Senior Leader, Meagan chose to stay to pursue her doctorate.  She has worked both as a graduate teaching assistant (in statistical methods), and as research assistant (working in emergency response).  In 2013, she spent the summer working on a research grant in France, exploring both advanced data analysis and advanced cuisine.  Meagan is currently conducting her master's thesis research.

Emily  Polander

Emily Polander

M.S., a.b.d.

Emily graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from Wright State University in 2008. She entered the Wright State Industrial/Organizational and Human Factors graduate program that same year and began working before the academic year started as a research assistant funded by a National Science Foundation grant to examine gender stereotypes in academia. Emily initially focused on Industrial/Organizational Psychology and earned her Master’s thesis, which examined academic faculty-to-faculty mentoring relationships, in Summer 2010.

F. Eric Robinson

F. Eric Robinson

M.S., a.b.d.

Eric's primary research interests are expertise and the adaptation to environmental constraints. Eric earned his BA in psychology with a minor in sociology from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX. Prior to starting at WSU, Eric worked as a research assistant for a year at Arizona State University under Nancy Cooke. He has spent much of his time at WSU working on Wright-Patterson AFB. He spent 2 years working on spatialized audio displays with Dr.

Valerie L. Shalin

Valerie L. Shalin


After earning her B.S. in psychobiology from UCLA, Valerie studied learning, development, and cognitive psychology at the University of Pittsburgh,  receiving her PhD in 1987.  From there she worked as a senior research scientist in man-machine interaction at Honeywell Systems and Research Center in Minneapolis. In 1990, Valerie moved to New York to work as an assistant professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Buffalo, followed in 1996 by Wright State University.

Corinne  Wright

Corinne Wright

M.S., a.b.d.

Corinne Wright is a returning Wright State University alumna who graduated with honors from the Raj Soin College of Business in 2003. After working in the financial services sector for several years, Corinne's interest in psychological theory and its relevance to workplace outcomes lead to her reentry into academia.  In 2011 she earned a Master's in Industrial Organizational psychology, with a focus on cross cultural psychology and how culture relates to trust and self-sacrifice in the workplace.