Kelsey James, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities
Dr. James is an assistant professor in the psychology department. She received her
Ph.D. at the University of California, Santa Cruz, working in the Human Memory lab
with advisor Benjamin C. Storm.
She studies human learning and memory with a focus on testing and technology in education. Dr. James is interested in how we can utilize a theoretical understanding of human memory to improve educational systems and how we can utilize knowledge of student performance to improve our theoretical understanding of human memory.
Additionally, her research aims to address how learning and memory are changing in the digital age, and in particular how constant access to the internet is changing the ways we use our memory and what we are able to retain long-term.
Areas of Expertise
- Human learning and memory