Faculty & Research

Sarah Kriz

Assistant Professor, Human Centered Design & Engineering (formerly Technical Communication)

Sarah Kriz joined the Human Centered Design & Engineering faculty from the Navy Center for Applied Research in Artificial Intelligence where she was a National Research Council Postdoctoral Associate. Kriz’s research focus is on cognition and communication; her current work is in human-robot interaction, but her interests also include visual and spatial communication, the role of gesture in communication and the effects of animation on learning.

She received a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.