Kristin Schaefer, Ph.D.
Modeling and Simulation Ph.D
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
Kristin Schaefer is 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 works 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.
A Meta-Analysis of Factors Influencing the Development of Trust in Automation: Implications for Human-Robot Interaction