Dr. John Deaton is the Director of Research and Chair, Human Factors Program College of Aeronautics at Florida Institute of Technology. Human factors is an exciting field that blends both Psychology and Engineering. Dr. Deaton is both Professor and Chair of the Aviation Human Factors program, Director of Research for the College of Aeronautics. He is responsible for teaching human factors courses, directing the Center for Aviation Human Factors (CAHF) lab, mentoring students, and securing sponsored research. His educational background includes his B.A. in General Psychology, San Diego State University 1972; his M.A. in Experimental Social Psychology San Diego State University 1975; his M.P.S. Pastoral Studies Loyola University 2005; and his Ph.D. Applied Experimental Psychology The Catholic University of America 1988. For his full C.V., visit www.fit.edu/faculty/profiles/profile.php?tracks=jdeaton .