Graduate Theses and Careers

Master's Thesis Projects

2017

Brandi Cook

Faculty Advisor: Neuschatz

THESIS: Misleading identification

Elizabeth East
Current Employment: Human Factors Engineer, Northrop Grumman

Faculty Advisor: Carpenter

THESIS: Cybersecurity and Subliminal priming

Cesar Gonzalez
Current Employment: Doctoral Program, University of Alabama - Birmingham

Faculty Advisor: Seemann

THESIS: the utility of self-report measures in the detection of malingered chronic pain

Kenneth Hammett

Faculty Advisor: Price

THESIS: examining the role of different types of pressure in math anxiety and math performance

Alan Harrison
Current Employment: Doctoral Program, Louisiana State University

Faculty Advisor: Price

THESIS: EXAMINING THE ROLES OF FLUENCY AND MEMORY BELIEFS IN PARTICIPANTS' ENCODING STRATEGIES, JUDGMENTS OF LEARNING, AND MEMORY PERFORMANCE

Wilson Lester
Current Employment: Doctoral Program in Educational Psychology, Auburn University

Faculty Advisor: Price

THESIS: The Sequencing order of math problems and its impact on math anxiety

Donald Skinner
Current Employment: Doctoral Program, University of Mississippi

Faculty Advisor: Price

THESIS: The roles of schematic support and fluency in value-directed remembering

Preston Smith
Current Employment: Doctoral Program, University of California - Riverside

Faculty Advisor: Neuschatz

THESIS: The influence of jailhouse informant testimony on eyewitness identification

 

2016

Kelly Arnold
Current Employment: 

Faculty Advisor: Torres

THESIS: The Theory of Planned Behavior as applied to helmet use in equestrians

Cassandra Baldwin
Current Employment: Texas A&M doctoral program

Faculty Advisor: Torres

THESIS: Effects of Expressive Suppression on Emotion Recognition and Cardiovascular and Subjective Reactivity

Heather Beard
Current Employment: Human Factors Engineer, Intergraph

Faculty Advisor: Carpenter

THESIS: Cybersecurity Message Framing

Victoria Blakely
Current Employment: Research Associate, UAH Systems Management & Production Center (SMAP)

Faculty Advisor: Price

THESIS: Examining the roles of Fluency, Working Memory, and Pressure in Math anxiety and math performance

Thomas Fleming

Faculty Advisor: Carpenter

THESIS: THE EFFECTS OF stress, communication, and transactive memory systems on team performance

Katherine Luecht
Current Employment: Human Factors Engineer, Northrop Grumman

Faculty Advisor: Neuschatz

THESIS: The effects of Post-identification feedback and exposure duration on eyewitnesses

Robert Noneman
Current Employment: Human Factors Engineer, Northrop Grumman

Faculty Advisor: Torres

THESIS: lateralization of tempo processing and sensorimotor synchronization

Barbara Wright
Faculty Advisor: Price

THESIS: Goal and Data-Driven Influences in Swahili Language Learning

2015

Payton Brown
Current Employment: Human Factors Engineer, Intergraph

Faculty Advisor: Carpenter

THESIS: The Effectiveness of Warnings on Personal Identity Disclosure

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

Michael Shreeves
Current Employment: Clemson University Human Factors Doctoral Program

Faculty Advisor: Carpenter

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

2014

Kimberly Beam

Faculty Advisor: O’Brien

Thesis: EXAMINING The role of incomplete information on tornado warning response

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

Jennifer Brown Morgan 
Current Employment: HR Assistant, Polaris

Faculty Advisor: Carpenter

THESIS: Effects of Personality, communication, and cross-training on virtual team performance

Mia Park 

Faculty Advisor: Price 

Thesis: Boundary Conditions of Font Size Effects

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

2013

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 Experience 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?

2012

Lindsey Clement

Faculty Advisor: Price

THESIS: NUMBER ESTIMATION AND FEEDBACK

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 
Current Employment: Project Manager/Research Associate, UAH Systems Management & Production Center (SMAP)

Faculty Advisor: Price

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

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

2011

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

Stacy Wetmore
Current Employment: PhD, The University of Oklahoma; Visiting Assistant Professor - Butler University

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

2010

Lauren (Jones) Harris 
Current Employment: Ph.D., 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