Associate Professor of Psychology
James became fascinated with perception, one of psychology's foundational disciplines, in college where he earned his bachelor’s degree in 2005 at Millersville University. He earned his master’s (2011) and doctoral (2013) degrees at the University at Buffalo. His current research addresses data science pedagogy, visual and auditory perception, and music cognition. As a teacher, he emphasizes the importance of open-minded skepticism, critical thinking, curiosity, and practice. James enjoys spending time with his family, reading history and science fiction, exploring music, and gaming.
Areas of Research Specialization
- Perception and Cognition
- Psychology of Music
Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology at University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 2013
M.A. in General Psychology at University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 2011
B.A. in Psychology & Philosophy at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, 2005