Schuster, David

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Associate Professor, Psychology




  • Ph.D. in Psychology, Univ. of Central Florida, 2013
  • M.A. in Applied Experimental and Human Factors Psychology, Univ. of Central Florida, 2010
  • B.A. in Psychology, Univ. of Tampa, 2006


Dr. Schuster is faculty in the MA Program in Research and Experimental Psychology and the MS Program in Human Factors/Ergonomics. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in research methods and statistics, as well as undergraduate human factors and general psychology.

Dr. Schuster’s research centers on understanding individual and shared cognition in complex environments. Currently, he is interested in how complex sociotechnical systems support or hinder people, with a particular focus on decision making among cybersecurity professionals.


Virtual Environments, Cognition, and Training Research (VECTR) Lab