Jordan, Kevin P

Jordan, Kevin P

Grnt Rltd Spc Fnd Inst Fac 12m, Psychology
Professor Psychology




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  • Doctor of Philosophy, Kansas St Univ Of Agriculture, 1982


Kevin Jordan is Professor of Psychology and of Human Factors and Ergonomics at San Jose State University. He has been at San Jose State since 1984 and currently teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in visual perception. Dr. Jordan received his Ph.D. in Psychology from Kansas State University in 1982.

As Project Director of numerous cooperative agreements between San Jose State University and the Human Systems Integration Division at the NASA Ames Research Center, Dr. Jordan has authored proposals resulting in over $120 million in funding to support collaborative research in aerospace human systems integration. He has published in the areas of visual illusions and aftereffects, size constancy, and the perception of misoriented stimuli.

Dr. Jordan's current human factors projects concern size and distance perception in virtual environments and visual attentional issues in the use of head-up displays. Dr. Jordan received the NASA Public Service Medal in 1992. He was named the 1995-1996 Outstanding Professor at San Jose State University and in 2001, he was named Outstanding Teacher by the Western Psychological Association.