Graduate Theses and Careers

Master's Thesis Projects


Kylie Key
Current Employment: University of Oklahoma Cognitive Psychology doctoral program

Faculty Advisor: Neuschatz
Thesis: Response Latency and Confidence as Postdictors of Witness Accuracy

Matthew Frazier
Current Employment: HR Talent Development Analyst, Sentry Insurance

Faculty Advisor: Carpenter
Thesis: The Influence of Face-to-face Interaction on Virtual Team Performance

Micheal Shreeves
Current Employment: Clemson University Human Factors Doctoral Program

Faculty Advisor: Carpenter
Thesis: Risk Processing, Affect, and Efficacy in Online Privacy Behavior


Jennifer Brown Morgan
Current Employment: HR Assistant for Polaris

Faculty Advisor: Carpenter
Thesis: Effects of Personality, Communication, and Cross-training on Virtual Team Performance

Amanda Pryor
Current Employment: Human Factors Engineer, Northrop Grumman

Faculty Advisor: Carpenter
Thesis: Cross-training in Virtual Teams

Casey Thomas
Current Employment: Statistical Data Analyst at The University of Southern Mississippi

Faculty Advisor: Carpenter
Thesis: Understanding the Components of Online Identity Disclosure: Trust and Risk Perceptions

Daniella Cash
Current Employment: Doctoral Program, Louisiana State University

Faculty Advisor: Neuschatz
Thesis: Disentangling the Three Theories of Unconscious Transference

Kelsey McElroy
Current Employment: Support Staff, Alabama Psychological Services Center

Faculty Advisor: Price
Thesis: Perceived Stimuli Size and Font Size Influences on Judgments of Learning

Kimberly Beam

Faculty Advisor: O’Brien
Thesis: Examining the Role of Incomplete Information on Tornado Warning Response


Kristin Weger
Current Employment: Doctoral Program, The University of Braumbach, Germany

Faculty Advisor: Carpenter
Thesis: Virtual Team Performance: Effects of Reflexivity, Transactive Memory, and Situation Awareness

Michael Graham
Current Employment: User Researcher at Intergraph

Faculty Advisor: Neuschatz
Thesis: Judgments of Learning as Postdictors of Accuracy

Alex Wooten
Current Employment: Doctoral Program, Texas A&M - Commerce

Faculty Advisor: Neuschatz
Thesis: Showups vs. Lineups: Can Showups Be Reliable?


William Exley
Current Employment: Learning Manager, Leadership Development Department, Progress Rail

Faculty Advisor: Carpenter/Neuschatz
Thesis: The Effects of Expert Testimony Regarding Secondary Confessions on Jury Decision Making and Perceptions

Sarah Meacham

Faculty Advisor: Price
Thesis: The Influence of Feedback on Self-Regulated Learning in a Chinese Language Task

Lindsey Clement

Faculty Advisor: Price
Thesis: Number Estimation and Feedback

David Stephenson
Current Employment: Doctoral Program, The University of New Orleans

Faculty Advisor: Torres
Thesis: The Influence of Worry on Ratings of Visual Pain Stimuli


Devin Harker
Current Employment: QuickBooks Advisor & Intuit Solution Provider at Diversified Business Solutions

Faculty Advisor: Neuschatz
Thesis: The Effects of Courtroom Identifications and Defense Warnings on Mock Juror Decision Making

Stacey Wetmore
Current Employment: PhD, The University of Oklahoma; postdoctoral research

Faculty Advisor: Neuschatz
Thesis: On the Power of Secondary Confession Evidence

Joy McClung
Current Employment: Senior Administrative Assistant, Provost Office, UAH

Faculty Advisor: Torres
Thesis: The Effect of Stress on Story Generation

Cassie Stutts
Current Employment: Doctoral Program, Florida State University

Faculty Advisor: Torres
Thesis: The Presence of Sound Symbolism Effects for 3-D Objects


Lauren Jones
Current Employment: Doctoral Candidate, Mississippi State University

Faculty Advisor: Price
Thesis: Does Increasing Metacognitive Awareness Alleviate Retrieval-induced Forgetting Effects?

Abigail Harris
Current Employment: PhD, University of Alabama in Birmingham, Instructor at UAB

Faculty Advisor: Seemann
Thesis: The Effects of Mortality Salience on Perceived Quality of Life