George Mason University

PhD Human Factors/Applied Cognition

Coursework in user experience research and design, human factors psychology, quantitative statistics, and cognitive research.

Maryville College

B.S. Neuroscience

Magna Cum Laude, Concentration in Cognitive Psychology

Usability Testing

UX Design

Task Analysis

Procedural Analysis

User Research

Usability Reports

Design Thinking



Quantitative Statistics

Group Facilitation

Adobe XD

Adobe Creative Suite

Axure RP


Google G Suite

Microsoft Office






Work Experience

Research Intern

October 2017 - April 2018

University of Tennessee

Examined users while they engaged in a computerized gaming software implemented by university business/marketing departments. Examined topics such as facial emotion, galvanic skin response, and visual attention via eye-tracking. Provided a methodological viewpoint based on proper psychological experimentation.

Education Specialist

February 2017 - July 2017

Helen Ross McNabb Center

Tracked negative behaviors of adolescent clients with drug and/or alcohol abuse disorders. Scheduled appointments, facilitated groups, maintained student records, assisted teachers with various areas of educational needs. Established new schedule for Response to Intervention educational treatment.

Research Assistant

August 2018 - present

George Mason University

Generate new research propositions in the domain of human factors and applied cognition. I currently have research that will be presented at the Vision Sciences Society's annual meeting in May 2019.

Teaching Assistant

August 2018 - present

George Mason University

Provide materials and instruction to enhance academic writing skills. Schedule research study sessions, create lecture topics, and facilitate experiments.

©2019 by Eric Luke Russell.

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