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Faculty profile

Roger Taylor

Assistant Professor


464 Mahar

Office hours

Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00-2:00

Roger Taylor


Roger Taylor’s research is focused on uncovering the relationships between students' learning and their emotional (i.e., affective) states. The research goals include refining psychological theory and developing educational applications, such as emotionally adaptive learning environments.


Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2004
MS, University of Pittsburgh, 2002
MEd, Rutgers University, 1996
BA, Rutgers University, 1991

Classes taught

PSY 280 - Analysis of Psychological Data
PSY 290 - Research Methods in Psychology
PSY 305 - Cognition
PSY 410/505 - Human Factors
PSY 430/HCI530 - Data Visualization
PSY 444 - Emotion
PSY 496 - Capstone Thesis in Psychology
HCI 509 - Research Methodologies and Statistical Analysis
HCI 530 - Topics: Wearable Technology: Smartwatches