James Kevin Doyle

James Kevin Doyle

Associate Professor of Psychology
Office: Salisbury Laboratories 317A
Phone: +1-508-831-5583
I am a social psychologist trained in the interdisciplinary field of judgment and decision making. I am particularly interested in how people develop an understanding of complex environmental and societal problems and how their "mental models" of complex systems can best be studied and improved to aid both personal and public decision making. I firmly believe that environmental and social problems can't be solved without understanding how they are represented in the mind and identifying what cognitive processes people bring to bear upon them. ... View Profile
Erin R Ottmar

Erin R Ottmar

Assistant Professor
Office: 100 Institute RD
Erin Ottmar is an assistant professor of psychology and learning sciences at WPI. She received her BA in psychology and elementary education from the University of Richmond. After college, she spent several years teaching in Ecuador and Japan. In 2011, she received her PhD in Educational Psychology: Applied Developmental Science from the University of Virginia. After graduate school, returned to a small liberal arts environment and spent 3 years as a post-doctoral research scientist at the University of Richmond. ... View Profile
Angela C Incollingo Rodriguez

Angela C Incollingo Rodriguez

Assistant Professor
Office: Salisbury Labs 317B
Phone: 501-831-5787
Angela Incollingo Rodriguez is an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Social Science and Policy Studies. She is also a faculty member with the Neuroscience Initiative, a co-director of the Global Public Health minor program, and an affiliated faculty member in the WPI Healthcare Delivery Institute. Her research program uses a biopsychosocial approach to study health and health behaviors. ... View Profile
Jeanine LM Skorinko

Jeanine LM Skorinko

Professor
Director of Psychological Science Program
Office: Salisbury Labs 317D
Phone: +1-508-831-5451
Jeanine Skorinko is a professor of psychology at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the Department of Social Science and Policy Studies. She also is the director of the Psychological Science undergraduate program. She received her PhD in social psychology at the University of Virginia. Her research program attempts to understand how factors in our social environment, especially those factors we are unaware of, influence decisions and interpersonal interactions. ... View Profile

Affiliated Faculty

Thomas J. Balistrieri

Adjunct Professor in Social Sciences and IGSD
Office: Varies by term
Phone: +1-570-238-5091, +1-508-831-5540
Scott D Barton

Scott D Barton

Associate Professor of Music
Humanities and Arts
Office: Alden Hall 208
Phone: +1-508-831-5620
I compose, perform, record, mix and produce electroacoustic music; I am interested in how we can use the tools and techniques of audio production to explore new musical territory. I build mechatronic and robotic musical instruments; I am interested in how we can free electronic music from the world of speakers through computer-controlled automatic mechanical instruments. I conduct research and experiments that explore how our cognitive and perceptual processes affect our musical experience; I am interested in how we can use such research to guide our compositional and analytic activities. ... View Profile