Dr. Andrew J. Hampton studied at the University of Central Florida and the Burnett Honors College on a full National Merit scholarship. After graduating with a B.S. in psychology and a minor in cognitive science, he entered the Wright State Human Factors/Industrial Organizational doctoral program in the fall of 2011 where he worked as a graduate research and teaching assistant and as a graduate teaching assistant, while also co-founding the Professional Development Group, a graduate student organization developed to encourage independent initiatives. While at Wright State, he earned his Master’s degree in 2013, the pro-gram’s Graduate Student Excellence Award in 2014, and his PhD in 2018. In 2016, he accepted a position as a researcher under Art Graesser at the Institute for Intelligent Systems, within the University of Memphis. There, in addition to his research duties, he has taken on responsibilities as coordinator for a grant with the Office of Naval Research, and project manager for ElectronixTutor, a platform integrating several intelli-gent tutoring systems in a common interface. His work won the 2016 Human Factors Prize for Excellence in Human Factors/Ergonomics Research, focusing on Big Data analytics. Andrew’s research interests in-clude technologically mediated communication, psycholinguistics, semiotics, intelligent tutoring systems, artificial intelligence, and political psychology.

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