Catherine Neubauer, Ph.D.

B.S. in Psychology, University of Central Florida M.A. in Psychology, Human Factors, University of Cincinnati Ph.D in Psychology, Human Factors, University of Cincinnati

Dr. Catherine Neubauer is a Human Factors psychologist with experience as an experimental researcher, independent consultant and academic instructor. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Cincinnati, was a 2012 Repperger Research Fellow at Wright Patterson Air Force Base and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technology. Her research focuses on the use of cognitive models and computer algorithms to assess human performance and decision-making within basic as well as applied settings. Additionally, much of her work has utilized driving simulators, automated systems and air traffic and UAV control displays in order to evaluate individual and team performance. Her research has been supported by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, The Oakridge Institute for Science and Education, The University of Cincinnati, Proctor and Gamble and the Army Research Lab. She has published in several major journals and is co-editor of the 2012 Handbook of Operator Fatigue. Her publications can be found at:

Dr. Neubauer teaches the Pro-Seminar in Human Behavior courses for the program.