ATLAS PhD Students

Kathryn Dalrymple Narciso

PhD student in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Georgia Tech. PhD Graduation (expected) May 2018; MS in Psychology from Georgia Tech (Thesis Title: The assembly of product design teams: Do team assembly mechanisms shape team conflict and viability?); Research interests: Self-assembled teams, teams in the classroom and the process in which individuals learn how to work in a team. Personal interests: board games, cats, visiting the beach, and improving my teaching skills.

Link to Dissertation

Gabriel Plummer

PhD student in Media, Technology, & Society. Graduation (expected) May 2019, MS in Organizational Psychology from Georgia Tech (Thesis Title: The Costs of Switching Between Team and Multiteam Tasks and the Role of Shared Cognition); Research interests include: shared cognition in teams and multiteam systems and the role that the context in which teams operate plays in overall team functioning. Personal interests/hobbies include: reading urban fantasy, board games, tennis, kickball, and belly laughs.

Ilya Gokhman

PhD student in Media, Technology, & Society. Graduation (expected) May 2019. MS in Organizational Psychology from Georgia Tech (Thesis Title: Developing and Refining Links as a Representation of Organizational Connection); Georgia Tech President’s Fellow and Leadership Fellow. Current research interests include the antecedents and outcomes of shared leadership and leadership development interventions. Personal interests/hobbies include: travel, sports, and volunteer work.

Lindsay Larson

PhD student in Media, Technology, & Society. Graduation (expected) May 2020. Research interests include: leadership issues in organizational teams and multiteam systems, specifically leadership emergence and language in multiteam systems and intergroup leadership and identity. Personal interests/hobbies include: exercising, being outdoors (in nice weather), playing with puppies, and eating good food.

Ashley Niler

PhD student in Media, Technology, & Society. Graduation (expected) May 2020. Research interests include: leadership in teams and multiteam systems, particularly how shared leadership emerges in these settings; also interested in the role of shared cognition in teams and multiteam systems. Personal interests/hobbies include: weightlifting, traveling, and leisure reading.

Alexa Harris

Graduation (expected) May 2021). Alexa is the newest member of the ATLAS lab. She earned a BS in Psychology from the University of South Florida where she worked with Professors Braun, Coovert, and Bedwell. Her research interests include: intelligent agents embedded in human teams, human-computer interaction, and computer mediated communication. Her personal interests/hobbies include: running, painting, and video games.

Research Project Coordinator

Ekaterina (Katya) Bitkin

Katya holds an M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Post-Bac in Studio Art from Brandeis University. Her background is in research and development in the field of laser-tissue interaction, project management, visual consulting, clinical trial coordination, and art education. Personal interests/hobbies include: ceramics, creating storefront window displays, ice skating, reading, and spending time with her daughters.