Human Factors and has extensive experience in cognitive psychology and information system design. She has an M.S. in experimental psychology from Purdue University.
Susan McCutchen (Research Associate) has been on staff at The National Academies for over 20 years and worked in several Academy divisions and with many different boards, committees, and panels in those units. The studies in which she has participated have covered a broad range of subjects and focused on a variety of issues related to international affairs, technology transfer, aeronautics, natural disasters, education, needle exchange, the polygraph, and human factors. She has assisted in the production of a large number of Academy publications. A French major, with minors in English, Italian, and Spanish, she has a B.A. degree from Ohio’s Miami University, and an M.A. degree from Kent State University.