TNTLab Fall 2014 Lab Meeting Schedule

All meetings will be held in the lab at 11:00AM.

DateTopic
9/9 Introductions and Announcements
9/23 Research Check-In
10/7 Katelyn's Dissertation
10/21 Craig's Dissertation
11/4 Article Discussion
11/18 Oculus Rift Demo
12/2 End-of-Semester Partay

TNTLab Members and Staff

Primary Investigator | Graduate Student Members | Distinguished Alumni | Undergraduate Staff | Past Members

Primary Investigator

Richard N. Landers, Ph.D.
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Richard is an Assistant Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology and completed his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota. His major research interests include web-based training and educational programs, unproctored internet testing, training through augmented reality, social networks and online communities, and virtual worlds as training systems.


Graduate Student Members

Robert C. Brusso, M.S. (2011-)
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Robbie received his B.S. in Psychology from Virginia Tech in 2007 and his M.S. in Psychology from ODU in 2010. Robbie joined TNTLab in Fall 2011 after working under Dr. Karin Orvis from 2007 – 2011. His interests include T&D (with a focus on tech-based training), goal-setting in training, quantitative methods, and emerging tech in personnel and organizational research.

Rachel C. Callan, M.S. (née Johnson) (2009-)
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Rachel received her B.S. in Psychology from Penn State University in 2007. She is currently a doctoral student at Old Dominion University under Dr. Richard Landers. Her research interests include training and selection (particularly selection testing) but she is also open to other areas of I/O as her schooling continues.

Katelyn J. Cavanaugh, M.S. (2010-)
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Katelyn is a student in the I/O doctoral program at Old Dominion University. She graduated from the University of Delaware in 2008 with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Spanish. After graduating, she worked as a Research Assistant in the Psychiatry Department at Drexel University College of Medicine. Her research interests include training and technology.

Craig M. Reddock, M.S. (2009-)
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Craig obtained his Master's degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. His research interests include the contingencies of technology-based training, customer service orientation, organizational justice, and situational judgment tests.

Michael B. Armstrong (2013-)
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Bo received his B.A. in Psychology and graduated from the Honors College at Western Kentucky University in 2013. He is currently a doctoral student studying I/O psychology under Dr. Richard Landers. His research interests include technology and motivation in the workplace, specifically through gamification.

Andrew B. Collmus (2014-)
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Andrew graduated from Colorado State University in 2014 where he earned a B.S. in Psychology with an I-O concentration. He is currently a doctoral student at Old Dominion University working in the TNT Lab under Richard Landers. His research interests include the use of technology (simulations, immersive virtual environments, augmented reality, etc.) in training, selection, performance management, and virtual teams.

Distinguished Alumni

Kristina N. Bauer, M.S., Ph.D. (2011-2013)
Completed Ph.D., began as Assistant Professor of Psychology at University of West Florida

Kristina earned her B.S. in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh in 2006, a M.A. in HRM from the George Washington University in 2008, a M. S. in Psychology from Old Dominion University in 2009, and a Ph.D. from Old Dominion in 2013. Her primary research interests include self-regulated learning and technology enabled instruction. You can find her professional webpage by clicking here.


Holly Cameron (2013-2014)
Completed Bachelor's, entered I/O Psychology Master's program at Grand Canyon University

Holly received her AA from Yavapai College in 2012. She is now majoring in psychology and minoring in management at ODU. She plans on gaining a degree in I/O Psychology after some time off for work and research experience. She is interested in work/life balance, leadership, employee selection, and motivation.

Chris Donaldson (2011-2012)
Completed Bachelor's, entered Counseling Master's program at Loyola University

Chris is an undergraduate student at Old Dominion University majoring in psychology. He also received his B.S. in Workforce Education and Development from Southern Illinois University. After he graduates in 2012, he plans to attend graduate school to study I/O psychology. His research interests include technology-based and blended learning models as well as positive psychology in the workplace.


Bethany Doyle (2011-2012)
Completed Bachelor's, entered Student Affairs Master's program at Old Dominion University

Bethany is an undergraduate student at Old Dominion University majoring in Psychology and minoring in Human Services. After graduating in May 2012, she plans to attend graduate school to study counseling. Her career interests are in military psychology.


Ciara Jones (2011-2012, part of the 2011 URAP program)
Completed Bachelor's, entered Healthcare Administration Master's program at Virginia Commonwealth

Ciara is an undergrad who will recieve her B.S in Psychology in August 2011, after which she is going to graduate school to study I/O psychology. Her research interests are leadership and work-family conflict, and she plans to work in a consulting firm after the Ph.D.


Shannon Mullen (2011-2012)
Completed Bachelor's, entered I/O Psychology Master's program at Radford University

Shannon is an undergraduate student at Old Dominion University studying Psychology. After she graduates in 2012, she is planning to attend graduate school focusing on I/O and later working toward a doctoral degree. Her research interests include web-based training, internet testing, and virtual training systems.


Jon-Paul Palacio (2011-2013, part of the 2011 URAP program)
Completed Bachelor's, entered Human Resources Master's program at the University of South Carolina

Jon-Paul is an undergraduate student majoring in Psychology. He plans to attend graduate school to further his education in Clinical Psychology. He also holds an interest in I/O Psychology and plans to enter both fields.


Ruth Rand (2012-2014)
Completed Bachelor's, enter Art Therapy and Counseling Master's program at Eastern Virginia Medical School

Ruth is in her senior year and is majoring in Psychology and minoring in Spanish and Studio Art. She will apply to the EVMS Art Therapy program after graduation and hopes to pursue a career in Art Therapy after graduation from the EVMS program.


Smruti Shah (2012, part of the 2012 URAP program)
Completed Bachelor's, entered Human Factors Psychology Master's program at Old Dominion University

Smruti is an undergraduate student at Old Dominion University pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Biology. She is an Honors College student, graduating in May 2013, intending to attend graduate school and get a Master's degree in Human Factors Psychology.



Melissa Sykes (2012, part of the 2012 URAP program)
Completed Bachelor's, entered Art Therapy & Counseling Program at Eastern Virginia Medical School

Melissa is an undergraduate student at Old Dominion University majoring in psychology and minoring in studio art. After she graduates in 2014, she plans to attend graduate school for a master's degree in art therapy and counseling. Her current interests are in the area of art therapy and adolescent psychology.


Undergraduate Research Staff

Kacy Amory (2014-, part of the 2014 URAP program)

Kacy is an undergraduate student currently majoring in psychology at Old Dominion University. She plans on applying to graduate school for forensic psychology after her graduation in 2017.


Austin Hearne (2013-, part of the 2014 URAP program)

Austin is an undergraduate at Old Dominion University. He is majoring in Psychology and minoring in Biology. After graduating he plans to attend graduate school for I/O Psychology. His interests include social networks and using gamification to increase motivation in the workplace.


Blair Labudovich (2011-, part of the 2012 URAP program)

Blair graduated from Old Dominion University in May 2014 with her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. She plans to earn her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling. She currently works for Public Partnerships as an ABA Consultant.


Nick Lam (2013-)

Nick is an undergraduate psychology major. After graduating in 2015, He plans to attend Claremont Graduate University to study Positive Organizational Psychology.


Windy Logan (2014-, part of the 2014 URAP program)

Windy is an undergraduate student majoring in Psychology. She earned her Associate of Science in 2013. She is interested in the use of technology in organizations and social networking. Her goal is to develop a career in scientific investigation while pursuing her Ph.D.


Daniel Schumann (2014-)

Dan is an undergraduate at Old Dominion University. He is majoring in Psychology with a minor in Military Leadership. After graduating he plans to attend graduate school for I/O Psychology. His interests include work simulations and employee selection. He is currently an Instructor of Military Science and Leadership and a Master Resiliency Instructor for Old Dominion University’s Army ROTC program.


Monica Scott (2014-)

Monica is an undergraduate student majoring in Psychology. After graduation she plans to pursue a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.


Past Lab Members

Erica Beer (2011-2012)

Erica is an undergraduate student at Old Dominion University double majoring in Psychology and Criminal Justice. Her major interest is in abnormal psychology. After she graduates in May 2012, she plans on attending graduate school to study clinical or counseling psychology. She is also a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity and is the Vice President of Recruitment for Panhellenic Council.


Lindsey Chase (2010-2011)

Lindsey is an undergraduate student at Old Dominion University double majoring in Psychology and Human Services. Her major interest is in abnormal psychology. After she graduates in 2012, she plans on attending graduate school to study Clinical Psychology.


Ben Davison (2009-2010)

Ben is an undergraduate studying Psychology at Old Dominion University. He would later like to focus in I/O in graduate school. His broad I/O interests include leadership, organizational development and organizational change.


Emily Garza (2009-2010)

Emily is an undergraduate student majoring in psychology with a strong interest in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. She plans on moving to Washington DC upon graduating in May 2010 and attending graduate school to further her education of I/O Psychology.


Jamila Goodall (2011, part of the 2011 URAP program)

Jamila is an undergraduate student at Old Dominion University majoring in Psychology. After graduating, she plans to attend graduate school to study Clinical Psychology. In addition to her interest in adolescent psychology she also holds an interest in I/O psychology.


Charles Glover (2011-2012)

Charles is an undergraduate student at ODU, planning on majoring in psychology and earning a second major in Human Services. After obtaining a bachelor's degree, he plans to further his education by getting a Master's in I/O Psychology and a Ph.D. in Psychology some day.


Tamara Gould (2011-2012, part of the 2011 URAP program)

Tamara is an undergraduate student at Old Dominion University majoring in Psychology and minoring in Sociology. She plans to graduate in 2013. Directly after graduation she plans to attend graduate school with a focus in I/O Psychology.


Amber Johnson (2012-2013)

Amber is pursuing a B.S. in Psychology and a minor in English Studies. After graduation in December 2013, she’s going to work towards a Master's in either I/O or Developmental Psychology. She is also Vice President of ODU's ZTA Fraternity, in the Honor’s College, and an intern at Operation Smile.


Kaila Kea (2011-2012)

Kaila is an undergraduate psychology major at Old Dominion University. She plans to graduate in 2014 and would like to attend graduate school. In the mean time, she will be exploring different aspects of the psychology field in an effort to find a focus that suits her.


Lisa Lacross (2011-2013, part of the 2012 URAP program)

Lisa is currently an undergrad student at ODU majoring in psychology and minoring Military Leadership. Upon graduation in May 2013, she will earn her commission as an Officer in the United States Navy. She plans on continuing her education in psychology and obtaining her masters. Her current interests are in the area of I/O psychology.


Evangeline Macadat (2013-2014)

Evangeline is an undergraduate student in her final semesters at Old Dominion University for degrees in both Biology and Psychology. After graduation, she plans to attend graduate school for Clinical Psychology or Trace/Evidence Studies. She is part of Beta Beta Beta and Psi Chi, honor societies of biology and psychology.


Elizabeth Mahek (2011, part of the 2011 URAP program)

Elizabeth is an undergraduate student at Old Dominion University majoring in Psychology. After she graduates in 2014, she plans to attend graduate school and pursue a career in military psychology.


Colin McDowell (2012-2013, part of the 2012 URAP program)

Colin received his A.S. Degree in Social Sciences from Tidewater Community College in 2011. He is now an undergraduate student at Old Dominion University majoring in psychology and minoring in biology. Upon graduation, Colin plans to pursue a Ph.D. in neuroscience, though his focus remains undecided. Some of his interests include workflow, positive organizational psychology, and technology-based learning.


Robert Kortz (2013-2014)

Robert received his first B.S. in Marketing in 2010 at ODU, and has returned to pursue a 2nd degree in Psychology. He plans to graduate in Spring 2014, and continue towards a master’s degree in I-O Psychology.


Brittany Loman (2011)

Brittany is an undergraduate majoring in Psychology with an emphasis in I/O and she is minoring in management.  She will be receiving her bachelor's degree in December 2011.  She is interested in working in the field of Human Resources.  She plans on furthering her education in psychology by attending grad school soon after graduation in December.  She is also a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda National Honors and Leadership Organization.


Will Miehe (2011)

Will is an undergraduate majoring in psychology and minoring in marketing; he will receive his B. S. in May 2011. His career interest lay in entrepreneurship and is considering pursuing an MBA after graduation.


Arthur Singleton (2009-2010)

Arthur received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Virginia in 2008. He is currently working for the federal government as a Human Resource Specialist with the Department of Navy. His interests include work motivation and training but he is open to getting as much exposure as possible to the I/O field.


Wanda Smith (2011-2012)

Wanda received her AA&S degree in Business Administration at Paul D. Camp community college in 2010. She is now an undergraduate student at Old Dominion University majoring in Psychology with an emphasis in Industrial/Organizational psychology. After graduation in 2013, she plans to enter graduate school to pursue a Ph.D in I/O.


Joanna Stone (2011)

Joanna is an undergraduate student at Old Dominion University majoring in psychology and is planning on attending graduate school after graduating. Her major interests revolve around abnormal psychology and behavioral psychology. Some of her major research interests are web-based training, training via augmented and virtual worlds, situational judgement testing, and more.


Nicole Vladu (2010-2011)

Nicole received her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Training and Development from Old Dominion University in May 2010. She is interested in continuing her educational journey in graduate school focusing on I/O psychology; fields of interest are training & development, performance appraisals, and assessment.