Dr. Samantha Dubrow is currently a Lead Cognitive/Decision Science Researcher at The MITRE Corporation. Samantha conducts applied research in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, team and leadership training, artificial intelligence, and human-machine teaming. She is responsible for experimental design and data analysis for research related to human-AI collaboration and comparing human and AI capabilities on various tasks.
Samantha holds a PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from George Mason University under Dr. Stephen Zaccaro. Her dissertation focused on team mental models and leadership transitions in ad hoc decision-making teams. During graduate school, Samantha was also involved with projects regarding multidisciplinary teams, multiteam systems, team leadership, simulation and training, and social network analysis. Samantha’s has conducted research in emergency response, disaster recovery, healthcare, and scientific collaboration contexts.
In August, 2018, Samantha received a $10,000 Fred Lewis scholarship from the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) to further pursue her work studying multiteam systems in emergency contexts with a focus on utilizing unobtrusive technology measures to assess within-team, between-team, and multilevel leadership behaviors in complex environments.
Samantha has published articles in a variety of journals including The Leadership Quarterly, Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, Personnel Psychology, Human Performance, Journal of Managerial Psychology, and in the proceedings of I/ITSEC. She has also presented at a variety of conferences, including the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup), the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH). At George Mason University, Samantha has taught undergraduate Statistics, Research Methods in Psychology, and Principles of Management.