Robert McCall

Robert is a doctoral candidate currently working under Dr. Frank Schieber on his dissertation titled An On the Road Verification of Ambient Insufficiency in Older Drivers.

Robert received his B.A. in Psychology from Texas Tech University.  In his time at USD, Robert has been awarded both the Heimstra Award for Outstanding Human Factors Graduate Students and the Treml Transportation Fellowship .

Select Recent Work:

Limrick, K.,  Schieber, F., and McCall, R. (in prep). Digital Billboards and the Effect of Eccentric Gaze and Angular Velocity on Message Oration and Simulated Driving Performance

Robert McCall and Frank Schieber(2010). Validating the effectiveness of recursive blur enhancement of symbol signs using static and dynamic protocols Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 54th annual meeting.  San Francisco, CA:  Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Presenter

Robert McCall (2009).  A study of the Recursive Blur Technique as a method to enhance the legibility distance of symbolic highway signs.  Master’s Thesis.  University of South Dakota.

A complete resume is attached below.

Robert can be contacted via email at, or found in his office in SDU 208A.
James Myers,
Sep 24, 2012, 8:35 PM