Dr. Raymond Lattanzio specializes in usability and human-centered design. He works to improve human performance in complex systems and has applied his knowledge of the behavioral sciences to solve problems in the intelligence, aerospace, defense, and telecommunications business spaces.
Dr. Lattanzio’s skills include: research design and conduct; human-centered design; user interface design and assessment; organizational study/assessment; information visualization; and instructional design. His efforts have culminated in improved tools and work processes for government and industry.
Dr. Lattanzio has been an adjunct professor of psychology at George Mason University (since 2008) and Marymount University (since 2002) facilitating instruction in research methods, neuropsychology, human development, and industrial/organizational psychology. He is employed full-time as a Lead Associate of Booz Allen Hamilton in McLean, VA. Outside of work, he enjoys time with his family, plays guitar, skateboards, and hikes. He also follows Pittsburgh Steelers football, Pittsburgh Penguins hockey, and Penn State sports.
Lattanzio, R.J. (2008). Critical review: prenatal fluoxetine exposure, neonatal toxicity, and developmental outcomes. Doctoral dissertation, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.
Lattanzio, R. J. & Collins, B. D. (2006). A user-focused evaluation method for the assessment of head-mounted display technology. Proceedings of the IMAGE 2006 Conference.
Barnes, M. E., Kordell, G. J., Collins, B. D., & Lattanzio, R. J. (2005). Evaluating Software Interfaces Using a Cognitive-Centered Framework. Booz Allen Hamilton Science & Technology Journal, 1(1), 49-59.
Jenness, J. W., Lattanzio, R. J., O’Toole, M., Taylor, N., & Pax, C. (2002). Voice-activated dialing or eating a cheeseburger: which is more distracting during simulated driving? Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 46th Annual Meeting.
Jenness, J. W., Lattanzio, R. J., O’Toole, M., Taylor, N., & Pax, C. (2002). Effects of manual versus voice-activated dialing during simulated driving. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 94, 363-379.
Munro, I., Knizhnik, S., Lowry, J. C., Lattanzio, R. J., Van Hemel, P. E., & Fuller, R. (1998). User-interface design for large-scale data and information systems: what to do when the sky’s not the limit. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 42nd Annual Meeting.
Lattanzio, R. J. (1997). The effects of cocaine exposure in “pediatric” age rats on spatial learning with and without the interaction of environmental stressors. Master’s thesis, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.
George Mason University – Psychology Department
Psychology 100: Basic Concepts in Psychology
Psychology 301: Research Methods in Psychology
Psychology 320: Psychological Tests and Measurements
Psychology 333: Industrial/Organizational Psychology
George Mason University –Individualized Studies Department
Bachelor of Individualized Studies 390: The Research Process
Bachelor of Individualized Studies 490: Capstone Project Research
Bachelor of Individualized Studies 491: Capstone Project Presentation
Marymount University – Graduate Psychology – Forensic Psychology Department
Forensic and Legal Psychology 502: Research Methods
Psychology 517: Neuropsychological Issues, Assessment, and Treatment
Marymount University – Department of Undergraduate Psychology
Psychology 101: General Psychology
Psychology 210: Human Growth and Development
Psychology 250: Biological Bases of Behavior
Psychology 312: Social Psychology
Psychology 323: Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Bachelor of Arts - Penn State University - 1990
Master of Arts - George Mason University - 1997
Doctor of Arts - George Mason University - 2008