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Jack Barile

Jack is an associate professor at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa in the Department of Psychology.  Jack earned his doctorate in community psychology from Georgia State University in 2010 and went on to complete a post-doctoral fellowship at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2012. He earned a bachelor of science degree in health science (2001) and a master of science degree in psychology from Old Dominion University (2005), advised by Dr. Bryan Porter. He currently manages an active research program ( pursing questions regarding ecological determinants of health-related quality of life. You can find out more about Jack’s work at his personal website (




Krystall Dunaway

Krystall is an associate professor and program director of psychology at South University, Virginia Beach. She earned her Ph.D. in applied experimental psychology from Old Dominion University in 2009 under the direction of Drs. Bryan Porter and Jennifer Morrow. Her interest and expertise are in cultural competence, program evaluation, student satisfaction and retention, and survey development.








Nathan Hatfield

Nate is a Human Factors Research Associate at Design Interactive in Orlando, Florida. He earned a Master of Science in Experimental Psychology at Old Dominion University under the direction of Dr. Bryan Porter. Nate enjoys research across many disciplines, to include: human-automation interaction, surface transportation, ethics, and public policy. He is currently participating in research that serves to create a user-friendly augmented reality (AR) travel aid for people with disabilities and an AR training system for combat medics.

Nate can be reached via Linkedin ( or email (





Jennifer May

Jennifer leads the Cancer, Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Research Program at Sentara Healthcare (  She also serves as a community faculty member for Eastern Virginia Medical School and an adjunct faculty member teaching at Virginia Wesleyan University.  Jennifer earned her doctorate at Old Dominion University in 2012, advised by Dr. Bryan Porter.  She was the recipient of a graduate student research grant two years in a row from NASA Langley for work with Near Infrared Spectroscopy and flight performance. She also won the Lee Entsminger Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award in the College of Sciences at Old Dominion.  Her dissertation was titled “The Impact of Sleepiness and Sleep Constructs on Driving Performance” and part of this research project was published in Accident Analysis and Prevention (May, Porter, & Ware, 2016).  Her research interests have been diverse.  They include physiology and performance, driving research, sleep and fatigue, and presently clinical research in healthcare.