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

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, University of Illinois System : Urbana-Champaign
  • M.A. - Master of Arts in Psychology, University of Illinois System : Urbana-Champaign

  • CEHF 396: Coop Ed Human Factors
  • CEHF 397: Coop Ed Human Factors
  • HF 300: Human Factors I: Prin & Funds
  • HF 499: Special Topics Human Factors
  • PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology
  • HF 306: HF III: Performance Processes


Introductory Psychology
Human Factors I: Principles and Fundamentals
Automation and Systems Issues in Aviation
Human Factors in System Safety
Human Factors in Air Traffic Control
Introduction to Cognitive Science
Human Factors IV: System Design
Crewstation Design
Research Design (undergraduate)
Research Design I (graduate)
Human Factors in Entertainment Systems
Human-Computer Interaction (undergraduate)
Human-Computer Interaction (graduate)


Recent Publications:

Blickensderfer, E., Strally, S., & Doherty, S. (accepted, 2011).  The effects of scenario-based training on pilots’ use of an emergency, whole-plane parachute.  Accepted to the International Journal of Aviation Psychology.
 
Liu,D., Peterson,T., Vincenzi,D.,and Doherty, S. (2011), Effect of Time Pressure and Task Uncertainty on Operator Performance for UAV Missions, Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Reno, Nevada.
 
Liu, D., Reynolds, C., Doherty S. and Vincenzi, D.(2011), Effect of Pilot and Air Traffic Control Experiences and Automation Management Strategies on UAS Mission Task Performance, Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industries.
 
Liu, D., Solomon, D., Doherty, S. and Hardy, L.(2011). Classifying Injuries Occurrence in Motor-Vehicles Collisions Using Artificial Neural Network, Proceedings. of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 55th Annual Meeting, Red Rock Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.
 
Reynolds, C., Liu, D., & Doherty, S. (2010).  Effect of operator experience and automation strategies on autonomous aerial vehicle task performance.  Published in the Proceedings of the  2010 Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics Conference, Miami, Florida.
 
Doherty, S. M., & French, J. (2007).  A comparison of technological systems to enhance night flight landings.  Published in the Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Dayton, OH.
 
Doherty, S. M., & Macchiarella, N. D. (2007).  Refinement of a flight training device virtual environment for ab-initio pilot training.  Published in the Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Dayton, OH.
 
O’Connell, J. G., Doherty, S. M., & Wilson, I. A.  (2007).  Comparison of three subjective workload metrics for a free flight environment.  Published in the Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Dayton, OH.

Macchiarella, N. D., Arban, P. K., & Doherty, S. M. (2006). Transfer of training from flight training devices to flight for ab-initio pilots. International Journal of Applied Aviation Studies, 6(2), 299-314.

Doherty, S. M., & French, J. (2005). An evaluation of the SmartDeck Flight Display on pilot performance and workload. Technical Report ERAU-HFS-05-01/SESATS-05-01. Daytona Beach FL: Southeast SATS Lab Consortium.

French, J., & Doherty, S. M. (2005). A comparison of night vision alternatives to improve the safety of landing at uncontrolled airports at night. Technical Report ERAU-HFS-05-02/SESATS-05-2. Daytona Beach FL: Southeast SATS Lab Consortium.

Faust, J. C. & Doherty, S. M. (2005). The opto-kinetic cervical reflex observed in pilots viewing a synthetic vision display and electronic attitude indicator. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society. Santa Monica, CA: HFES.

St. Cyr, S., Goings, M., Doherty, S., & Hall, S. (2005). The effects of cognitive functioning on strategic system engineering. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society. Santa Monica, CA: HFES.

Fitzpatrick, W., & Doherty, S. M., (2004). Copious electronic text on small screen interfaces: A new method of displaying emails on cell phones. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society. Santa Monica, CA: HFES.

Hall, S., Doherty, S., French, J., & Landa, L. (2004). Single-pilot performance/Synthetic vision system study report. Technical Report ERAU-HFS 03-1. Daytona Beach, FL: Southeast SATS Lab Consortium.

Hall, S. M., Doherty, S. M., & Mion, A. (2004). Advanced display technology effects on flight error and workload in average-time pilots. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society. Santa Monica, CA: HFES.

Wilson, E. L., & Doherty, S. M. (2004). Slant angle and visual perspective in touch screen interface displays. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society. Santa Monica, CA: HFES.


Member, Human Factors & Ergonomics Society
Member, Association of Aviation Psychologists
Member, Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society