July 12, 2011
Anna T. Cianciolo, Ph.D., has joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of medical education. She is also adjunct assistant professor of educational psychology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) as well as president and senior behavioral scientist at Command Performance Research Inc., Champaign.
Cianciolo did postdoctoral research at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. (2001-03). She earned her doctorate in engineering psychology from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta (2001) and her master’s degree in cognitive and biological psychology from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (1997). She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (1995).
Cianciolo is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. She has published articles in numerous books and journals as well as conference proceedings.
Her research interests include adult professional learning, human performance assessment, educational program evaluation, design and implementation of collaborative information systems, negotiation and mediation skill acquisition, and research methodology and multivariate statistical analysis. Her total funding for research is $2.765 million.
She is married to Alex Kirlik.