Dr. Kristin Weger

Assistant Professor, Psychology


1310 Ben Graves Drive
Morton Hall
Room 208
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Curriculum Vitae


  • Professional for Usability and User Experience- Foundation Level (CPUX-F)
  • Burnout Coach (IEK)
  • Crew Resource Management Facilitator (Lufthansa)

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Thesis Award, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2013
  • Athletic Honor Award, Track & Field, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2009 - 2010


  • European Association for Aviation Psychology (EAAP), 2014 - Present
  • Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGROUP), 2013 - Present
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness- Huntsville (NAMI-H), 2012 - 2013
  • Tennessee Valley Chapter of Human Factors & Ergonomic Society (TV-HFES), 2011 - 2013
  • Psi Chi International Honors Society, UAH (Vice President), 2011 - 2013


  • Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • Human Systems Intervention
  • Team Dynamics, Preferences, and Communication
  • Culture, Organizational, and Leadership Development
  • Digital Transformation
  • Technology Acceptance & Adoption

Recent Publications

  • Weger, K., Leder, S., & Mesmer, B. (in press). Eliciting and Exploring Large-Scale Group Preferences to Gain Insight into Group Representation and Convergence. Int. Journal of Project Organisation and Management.

  • Weger, K., Menon, V., Hollingsworth, A, & Schaub, H. (in press). Information Sharing Behaviors in Text-based Communication during Emergency Response. Journal of Emergency Management.

  • Eaton, C., Glandon, K.L., Patel, S., Mesmer, B., Weger, K., & Moreland, R. (in press). Faster, Better, Cheaper Repeated? Cost, Schedule, and Technical Objectives: Understanding the Continuing Impact of NASA Policy on Perceptions of Failures, Space Policy.

  • Weger, K., Leder, S., Mesmer, B., Menon, V., & Schaub, H. (2022). How Effectively Do We Communicate? An Analysis of Team Reflexivity in Transition and Action Phases during Team Collaboration. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 65(3), 392 - 410. 10.1109/TPC.2022.3186773

  • Weger, K., Matsuyama, L., Zimmerman R., Mesmer, B., Van Bossuyt, D., Semmens, R., & Eaton, C. (2022). Insight into User Acceptance and Adoption of Autonomous Systems in Mission Critical Environments, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.

  • Eaton, C., Banks, A., Weger, K., Mesmer, B., & Moreland, R. (2022). Understanding Perceived Influencers on Project Outcomes and Quantifying Disciplinary Similarities in Academic Literature, Systems Research and Behavioral Science.

  • Weger, K., Leder, S., Banks, A., Eaton, C., Bathia, S. & Mesmer, B. (2022). Illustrating the Importance of Understanding Preferences in Multi-stakeholder System Development Projects through Vignettes. In Proceedings of the Annual Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Meeting.

  • Weger, K., Easley, T., Branham, N., & Wilson, E., (2022). Individual Differences in the Acceptance and Adoption of AI-enabled Autonomous Systems. In Proceedings of the Annual Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Meeting.

  • Cortelli, R. & Weger, K. (2022). Psychological Attributes in Future Spaceport Concepts. In Proceedings of the Annual Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Meeting.

  • Leder, S., Weger, K., & Mesmer, B. (March 2022). A Comparative Study on the Factors Affecting Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Research Programs. In Proceedings of the annual Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium (SIEDS) Conference.