Senior Researchers

John Kinnebrew, 
Research Associate, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Vanderbilt University.  John is a Research Associate at the Institute for Software Integrated Systems at Vanderbilt University. His research interests include educational data mining, coordination in multi-agent scheduling, and autonomous planning and scheduling. He is currently involved in four computer-based learning environment projects, where his research focuses on the use of machine learning and data mining techniques to assess learning behaviors, including metacognition and self-regulated learning strategies, from activity traces of student interaction in learning environments.


Stephen Killingsworth,
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Teaching and Learning, Vanderbilt University.  Stephen's research focuses on developing learning technologies and on integrating cognitive science into instructional design. He is currently developing systems for embodied interaction in a game environment and designing a method of assessing individual students' basic cognitive capacities to provide differentiated game-based instruction.


Deanne M. Adams, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Teaching and Learning, Vanderbilt University. Deanne received her PhD in Psychology with a focus in Cognitive, Perception, and Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research background includes spatial cognition, multimedia learning, integrating educational psychology principles into educational games, and the cognitive consequences of playing commercial video games on cognition.