Alison Kerr is a Senior Researcher of Leadership and Executive Development at the National Center for Professional and Research Ethics (NCPRE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Kerr completed her PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and the University of Tulsa in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She also has a M.A. degree in industrial-organizational psychology from The University of Tulsa and a B.A. degree in psychology from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California. Her dissertation research was a comprehensive evaluation of a professional ethics training program which utilizes expert-witness role-play for engineering education. Her research interests include training development and evaluation as explored across a variety of academic disciplines and organizational settings. Her most recent projects have focused on developing engineering and science students’ relevant non-technical professional skills including leadership, creativity and ethical practice and presentation.
Title Senior Post-doctoral Research Associate