Associate Professor of Human Factors and Systems
Human Factors Department
Daytona College of Arts & Sciences
Daytona Beach campus

Office Hours

Fall 2013: Mon, Wed: 3:30-5:00 and Thurs 8:00-11:00 or by appointment


  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, University of Central Florida

  • HF 300: Human Factors I: Prin & Funds
  • HF 400: Human Factors IV: Sys Design


PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology
PSY 312: Research Analysis in Psychology
PSY 320: Aviation Psychology
HF 300: Human Factors I: Principles & Fundamentals
HF 305: Human Factors III: Test & Evaluation
HF 330: Human Factors in Space
HF 326: Human Performance in Extreme Environments
HF 410: Human Factors Engineering: Crew Station Design
HFS 515: Ergonomics



Lennertz, T., Bürki-Cohen, J., Sparko, A. L., Macchiarella, N., Kring, J. Coman, M., Haritos, T., & Alvarado, J. (2012). NextGen Flight Deck Data Comm: Auxiliary Synthetic Speech Phase I. (DOT/FAA/TC-12/19). Federal Aviation Administration, NextGen Advanced Concepts & Technology Development, Human Factors Division, ANG-C1, Washington, DC.
Patrick, R., Kring, J., McBride, M., & Letowski, T. (2012, Oct). Conduction equivalency ratios: A means for comparing the frequency response of bone and air conduction auditory displays. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 56th Annual Meeting (pp. TBD). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Lennertz, T., Bürki-Cohen, J., Macchiarella, N., Kring, J., Coman, M., Haritos, T., & Alvarado, J. (2012, Oct). NextGen flight deck data comm: Auxiliary synthetic speech  phase 1. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 56th Annual Meeting (pp. 31-35). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Davis, S. D., & Kring, J. P. (2011). Settling in the right way: Playing by the rules. In P. Giordano, S. F. Davis, & C. Licht (Eds.), Your graduate training in psychology: Suggestions for success (Chapter 1). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Kring, J. P., & Kaminski, M. A. (2011). Gender composition and crew cohesion during long-duration space missions. In D. A. Vakoch (Ed.), Psychology of space exploration: Contemporary research in historical perspective. NASA History Series.
Bliss, J. P., Kring, J. P., & Lampton, D. L. (2010). Etiquette in distributed game-based training scenarios. In C. Hayes & C. Miller (Eds.), Human-Computer etiquette. London: Taylor & Francis.
Durlach, P. J., Kring, J. P., & Bowens, L. D. (2009). Effects of action video game experience on change detection. Military Psychology, 21(1), 24-39.
Durlach, P. J., Kring, J. P., & Bowens, L. D. (2008). Detection of icon appearance and disappearance on a digital situation awareness display, Military Psychology, 20(2), 81-94.
Kring, J. P. (2007). Human performance in extreme environments. In S. F. Davis & W. F. Buskist (Eds.), Handbook of 21st Century psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Singer, M. J., Kring, J. P., & Hamilton, R. H. (2004, December). Instructional intervention effectiveness for task activities in virtual environment training. Paper published in the proceedings of the 2004 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation & Education Conference, Orlando, FL.
Kring, J. P., Hamilton, R. H., Singer, M. J. (2004, September). Implications of team communication training for distributed team performance in an immersive virtual environment. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 48th Annual Meeting (pp. 2647-2651). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Kring, J. P., Cuevas, H. M., & Goudarzi, S. (2004, July). Habitat design considerations for mitigating social stressors in long-duration spaceflight (SAE Technical Paper 2004-01-2585). Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Colorado Springs, CO.
Kring, J. P., Cuevas, H. M., Barnett, J., Lampton, D. L., & Fletcher, J. F. (2004, March). Human performance in extreme environments: From the battlefield to the final frontier. In D. A. Vincenzi, M. Mouloua, and P. A. Hancock (Eds.), Human Performance, Situation Awareness, and Automation: Current Research and Trends (Proceedings of the Second Human Performance, Situation Awareness, and Automation Conference)(pp. 118- 123). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Kring, J. P. (2004, March). Cultural challenges for human Mars missions. Proceedings of the University of Central Florida 2004 Graduate Research Forum (p. 83). Orlando, FL: University of Central Florida.
Barnett, J., & Kring, J. P. (2003, October). Human performance in extreme environments: A preliminary taxonomy of shared factors. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 47th Annual Meeting (pp. 961-964). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Kring, J. P., & Goudarzi, S. (2003, October). A theoretical model of the cognitive link between stress and performance for long-duration spaceflight. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 47th Annual Meeting (pp. 6-10). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Zavod, M. J. (Chair), Kring, J. P. (Co-chair), Bliss, J. P., Maddox, M. E., O'Brien, T. G., & Singer, M. J. (Panel Members) (2003, October). The many facets of anti-terrorism: A discussion of cooperation and collaboration among various areas of expertise. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 47th Annual Meeting (pp. 1012-1016). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Davis, S. F., & Kring, J. P. (2001). A model for training and evaluating graduate teaching assistants. College Student Journal, 35, 45-51.
Kring, J. P. (2001). Multicultural factors for international spaceflight. Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments, 5(2), 11-32.
Singer, M. J., Grant, S. G., Commarford, P. M., Kring, J. P., & Zavod, M. (2001). Team performance in distributed virtual environments (ARI Tech Report No. 1118; ADA 396489). Orlando, FL: US Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (Simulator Systems Research Unit).
Davis, S. F., Kring, J. P., & Richardson, T. R. (1999). Endogenous odor control of animal runway performance: Generality, questions, and utility. The Psychological Record, 49(3), 397-408.
Kring, J. P., Commarford, P. M., & Singer, M. J. (2001, October). Personality and team performance in distributed virtual environments. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 45th Annual Meeting (pp. 1943-1947). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Commarford, P. M., Kring, J. P., & Singer, M. J. (2001, October). Investigating communication as a possible mediator of team performance in distributed environments. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 45th Annual Meeting (pp. 1939-1942). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Mouloua, M., Gilson, R. Kring, J. P., & Hancock, P. (2001, October). Workload, situation awareness, and teaming issues for UAV/UCAV operations. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 45th Annual Meeting (pp. 162-165). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Mouloua, M., Gilson, R. Daskarolis-Kring, E., Kring, J. P., & Hancock, P. (2001, October). Ergonomics of UAV/UCAV Mission Success: Considerations for Data Link, Control, and Display Issues. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 45th Annual Meeting (pp. 144-148). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Bishop, S. L., Morphew, M. E., & Kring, J. P. (2000, August). Avoiding risky teams in risky environments. Proceedings of the IEA 2000/HFES 2000 Congress (pp. 2-800'2-803). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Kring, J. P., & Daskarolis, E. M. (2000, August). Habitability concerns aboard the International Space Station related to culture and crew backgrounds. Proceedings of the IEA 2000/HFES 2000 Congress (pp. 3-101). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Davis, S. F., Kring, J. P., & Richardson, T. R. (1999). Endogenous odor control of animal runway performance: Generality, questions, and utility. The Psychological Record, 49(3), 397-408.
Kring, J. P., Richardson, T. R., Burns, S. R., & Davis, S. F. (1999). Do mentors influence the appearance and content of student posters at regional and national conferences? College Student Journal, 33, 278-280.
Hitt II, J. M., Kring, J. P., Daskarolis, E., Morris, C., & Mouloua, M. (1999, September). Assessing mental workload with subjective measures: An analytical review of the NASA-TLX index since its inception. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 43rd Annual Meeting (p. 1401). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Davis, S. F., Schrader, B., Richardson, T. R., Kring, J. P., & Kieffer, J. (1998). Restaurant servers influence tipping behavior. Psychological Reports, 83, 223-226.
Davis, S. F., & Kring, J. P. (1997). Review of the graphic brain: Neurophysiology. Teaching of Psychology, 24(1), 58-60.
Richardson, T. R., Kring, J. P., & Davis, S. F. (1997). Student characteristics and learning or grade orientation influence preferred teaching style. College Student Journal, 31(3), 347-355.
Thomas, E., & Kring, J. P. (1996). Anxiety and self-confidence in relation to individual and team sports: A reevaluation. Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research, 1, 33-35.


Game Education and Research Studies (GEARS) Lab (Member)
Mobile Extreme Environments Research Station (MEERS) Project (Faculty Advisor)
Aerospace Systems Technical Group of the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society (Member and Past Chair)
Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments (Editorial Board Member)
Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research (Reviewer)