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Josh Gomer, PhD, AHFP

Adjunct Professor
Joined The Citadel Faculty: August 2012

Dr. Gomer is currently serving as an adjunct faculty professor in the Department of Engineering Leadership and Program Management (ELPM) in the School of Engineering (SOE) at The Citadel.

Dr. Gomer served 5 years of active military service, achieving the rank of Sergeant, United States Marine Corps. As a signals intelligence Marine, he collected and reported on matters of national security in a joint environment, supporting a Naval command and the National Security Agency (NSA). Following active duty, Dr. Gomer pursued an education in psychology, focusing on the complex relationship between human limitations and technology. Since joining The Citadel Faculty, Dr. Gomer has taught a graduate course in Human Systems Integration, emphasizing the importance of incorporating the user early and often in the acquisition of systems. He has authored several journal articles, with a special interest in teleoperation, robotics, perception and performance.

Dr. Gomer earned his B.S. in Psychology at the University of Central Florida (2003), an M.S. in Applied Psychology at Clemson University (2008), and his Ph.D. in Human Factors Psychology at Clemson University (2010). His dissertation was a study of the relationship of spatial abilities to the operation of different types of robotic platforms. He currently has his Associate Human Factors Professional certification from the Board of Certified Professional Ergonomists and works at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SPAWAR) Atlantic, in Charleston, South Carolina.


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Ph.D. in Philosophy, Human Factors Psychology - Clemson University
M.S. in Applied Psychology - Clemson University
B.S in Philosophy, Human Factors Pshychology - Clemson University

Vita: Dr. Gomer's Vita

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