Brianna (Bri) holds a Bachelor of Science in Music with a Concentration in Arts Psychology and Therapies with a minor in psychology from Northwestern University. Her research interests include the role of teamwork and leadership in the creative arts. Personal interests/hobbies include: her pet bird, Nimbus, drawing, and a good cup of coffee.
Marcia Hilliard’s grandmother, Georgianna Verville, graduated from the Northwestern University Women’s College in 1930 with a Bachelor of Science degree. Marcia knew that she had returned home when she agreed to work at NU in 1997. Marcia has served in various roles within the university, including Department Assistant and Assistant Research Administrator in the McCormick School of Engineering for over 13 years. She currently is contributing her expertise as the Lab Coordinator to the SoC CollabLab and the ATLAS Lab.
Alexandra (Alex) is a PhD candidate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at the University of Georgia. Her research interests include the influence of individual differences (e.g., personality) on behavior at work, particularly in team and interpersonal contexts. She is also interested in personality trait configurations and psychometric methods.
Jan holds a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. After 3 years as a researcher and lecturer at the ETH Zurich, in 2018, Jan was awarded a travel grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation to fund his work at ATLAS. Jan studies how teamwork and in particular team reflexivity help teams manage crisis situations in extreme environments. As a healthcare simulation educator, he facilitates regular team trainings in healthcare institutions around Europe.
Research Assistant Professor
Alina holds a Ph.D. in Technology and Social Behavior from the Northwestern University. Her research interests include social networks, computational social science, scientific collaboration. She is contributing to the NASA Task Switching, NASA SCALE, and NASA CREWS projects.