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Dr. Ericka Rovira


Associate Professor
Contact:
Phone: 845.938.5902
Email: ericka.rovira@usma.edu

Ericka Rovira, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Engineering Psychology Program, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY.

In the last seven years, Dr. Rovira has taught hundreds of cadets across all four class years.  She routinely includes cadets in collaborative research projects with Army Research Lab, Naval Research Lab, and Mitre. Recent projects have included evaluating TiGR (Tactical Ground Reporting Tool for Patrol Leaders), DCGS-A (Distributed Common Ground System - Army), supporting efforts for COBRA (Collaborated Battlespace Reasoning Awareness), and investigating individual differences using functional genomics. 

Dr. Rovira is the faculty advisor for West Point’s Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers. Under her guidance the club hosts an annual Engineering Expo inviting middle school children from the Bronx to West Point for hands on engineering experience ranging from robotics to engineering psychology. Ericka is also the Co-Director of the Excel Scholars Program.  The Excel Scholars Program is an Academy level program that seeks to increase the number of historically underrepresented cadets that excel at the Academy in all three pillars, and compete and win post-graduate fellowships.

Dr. Rovira has recently been elected to APA’s Division 21 Applied Experimental Psychology / Engineering Psychology Executive Council as President-Elect. Lastly, Ericka is the Secretary for the Executive Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County.



Teaching

Human Automation Interaction
Neuroergonomics