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Academic Vitae


Recent Publications

Berry, T. D., & Fournier, A. K. (under revision). Examining Common Oral Habits and Fomite-Based Activities Among College Students: Risky Drinking, Biting, Chewing and Licking

Fournier, A. K., Letson, E., Berry, T. D., & Pasiuk, E. L. (in press). Human-Animal Interaction and Metaphor in Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy: Empirical Support for the EAGALA Model. Human Animal Interaction Bulletin.

Fournier, A. K., Letson, E., & Berry, T. D. (2016). HAIS: Human-Animal Interaction Scale Recording Forms & Manual. ISBN-13: 978-1539134411.


Fournier, A. K., Berry, T. D., Letson, E. & Chanen, R. (2016). The Human-Animal Interaction Scale: Development and Evaluation. Anthrozoos, 29(3), 455-467. DOI: 10.1080/08927936.2016.1181372

Gruber, D., &  Berry, T. D. (2016). Using Cognitive and Physical Ergonomics Requirements to Promote Healthy Snacking Behavior: A Refrigerator Design Analysis. In. F. Rebelo & M. Soares (Eds.), Advances in Ergonomics in Design: Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Vol. 485, (pp. 789-799).
 Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. ISSN 2194-5357, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-41983-1_71

Fournier, A. K., Berry, T. D., & Frisch, S. L. (2016). It Can W8: An Intervention to Decrease Distracted Driving. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community,  44(3), 186-198. DOI: 10.1080/10852352.2016.1166814    

Berry, T. D., Mitteer, D., & Fournier, A. K. (2015). Examining Hand Washing Rate and Duration in Public Restrooms: A Study of Gender Differences Via Personal, Environmental, and Behavioral Determinants. Environment and Behavior, 47(8), 923-944. Published online first, 2014, DOI: 10.1177/0013916514527590

Berry, T. D., & Fournier, A. K. (2014). Examining University Students’ Sneezing and Coughing Etiquette. American Journal of Infection Control, 42(12), 1317-1318.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.09.003

Fournier, A. K., & Berry, T. D. (2012). Effects of Response Cost and Social-Assisted Interventions on Hand Hygiene of University Students. Behavior and Social Issues, 21, 152-164.

Berry, T. D., Fournier, A. K., & Porter, B. E. (2012). Developing and Testing a Touch-Path Model for Hand Hygiene and Pathogen Risk: Design-Behavior Assessment of Fast-Food Restaurant Restrooms. Environment and Behavior, 44(4), 451-473.

Berry, T. D., Johnson, K. L., & Porter, B. E. (2011, August). Speed(ing): A Quality Control Approach. In B. E. Porter (Ed.). Handbook of Traffic Psychology (pp. 249-265). Elsevier Publishers, ISBN: 978-0-12-381984-0

Porter, B. E., Johnson, K. L., & Berry, T. D. (2010, October). A Community-Based Program to Reduce Tailgating Behavior. In D. A. Hennessy (Ed.). Traffic Psychology: An International Perspective. NOVA Publishers, ISBN-10: 1616688467; ISBN-13: 978-1616688462




Recent Professional Experience & Service

Guest Reviewer (2012-2016) for the Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour. 

Guest Reviewer (2017) for American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 

Guest Reviewer (2017) for Prevention Science. 

Research Consultant (2008 – 2011) for AionWave Consulting, Hampton, VA. Design, develop, and deliver project planning and monitoring system; Analysis and design of software interfaces sensitive to user perceptions and decision making; UX modeling and testing; Implement system and train client use of product materials. Client Contact: R. Eric Humphries, Founder .

Research Consultant (2008, 2006-2005) for City of Newport News Police Department, VA. Conducted a follow-up assessment of a screening test for selecting sergeants. Provided critical feedback and recommendations for implementing, validating and assessing the reliability of the tests.



Synopsis of Conference Presentations

From 1986 to 2016, I have given 82 presentations, papers and posters at national and regional conferences, 29 as a first author.

Additionally, from 1986 to 2016, I have mentored 140 undergraduate conference papers and posters, involving 107 undergraduate and 16 graduate student authors (i.e., my Research Assistants).


Mentoring Success Highlights

SInce 1986, I have mentored 30 students that applied to graduate school, been accepted, and have earned (or earning) Masters degrees (MS). Additionally, I have mentored 11 students that applied to graduate school, been accepted, and have earned (or earning) Doctorate Degrees (PhD).


My students have gone on to earn advanced degrees in the following areas of study:

UX Game-Design Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Clinical-Health Psychology
Adventure-Based Counseling
Art-Therapy Counseling
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Experimental Psychology
Traffic-Safety Psychology
Education/School Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Nursing Psychology
Speech Pathology
Seminary-based Psychology
General Psychology
Social-Cognitive Psychology
Sport Psychology
Forensic Psychology

My students attend Virginian, National and International graduate schools, such as:

Virginia Tech
Virginia Commonwealth University
James Madison University
College of William and Mary
George Mason University
Old Dominion University
Radford University
Marymount University

University of Florida
Florida International University
Full Sail University, FL
University of Nebraska
University of Kansas
University of Minnesota
University of Melbourne, Australia
University of Memphis, TN
Baylor University, TX
University of South Carolina
Clemson University, SC
Eastern Kentucky University
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Prescott College, AZ
Springfield College, MA


And one student was accepted to work at the
US White House on an Internship concerning Childhood Health Initiatives.



















Professional Memberships

International Association of Applied Psychologist

Environmental Design Research Association

Phi Kappa Phi

Virginia Academy of Science

Virginia Psychological Association


Grant Activities

Grant Developer and Research Associate (2000) for a grant submitted for $76,000. Grant sponsored by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Grant Title: An Experiment In Educational Technology: Evaluating A Cyber-Based Model For Learning. PI: Dr. Lynn Lambert, CNU. (FUNDED)

Grant Developer and Research Consultant (2000) for a second-year grant extension for $78,850. Grant sponsored by Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. Grant Title: A Behavioral Observation Program To Document Close Following: Developing And Implementing A Community Intervention To Reduce This Risky Behavior.
PI: Dr. Bryan Porter, ODU. (FUNDED)

Co-Project Director (1999) for a grant submitted for $88,000. Grant sponsored by DaimlerChrysler Company, as administrated by Golin/Harris International. Grant Title: A Nationwide Study Of Red-Light Running Behavior: “Stop Red Light Running” Programs and Solutions. PI: Dr. Bryan Porter, ODU. (FUNDED)
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