Kristin Schaefer, Ph.D

Kristin Schaefer was a Doctoral Candidate in the Modeling and Simulation program at the University of Central Florida.  She obtained her B.A. in the field of psychology with a minor in sociology from Susquehanna University, PA.  She also holds a M.S. in the field of Modeling and Simulation from the University of Central Florida.  Kristin worked for the Institute for Simulation and Training in collaboration with Dr. Peter Hancock and Dr. Deborah Billings.

She is currently researching human-robot trust for the Robotics Collaborative Technology Alliance (RCTA) in association with the Army Research Laboratory (ARL).  Kristin’s primary research interests include human-robot interaction, unmanned systems, individual differences, and multi-touch technologies.

Modeling and Simulation Ph.D.
University of Central Florida Institute for Simulation and Training
M.S., Modeling and Simulation, University of Central Florida
B.S., Psychology, Susquehanna University