DAVID LEE STRAYER

Curriculum Vitae

DAVID LEE STRAYER portrait
  • Director, Center for the Prevention of Distracted Driving, University of Utah
  • Adjunct Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Utah
  • Professor, Psychology Department, University of Utah

Biography

Education

  • Ph.D. 1989, Psychology, University of Illinois@Urbana-Champaign

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow. Association for Psychological Sciences, 01/2012
  • Interdisciplinary Teaching Grand Award (The Psychology of Traffic), 2011 (for Fall, 2012). 01/2011
  • Distinguished Scholarly and Creative Research Award. University of Utah, 2010
  • Finalist, Superior Teaching Award. College of Social and Behavioral Science, University of Utah, 01/2010
  • Finalist, Superior Teaching Award. College of Social and Behavioral Science, University of Utah, 2007
  • Finalist, Superior Teaching Award. College of Social and Behavioral Science, University of Utah, 2006
  • 100 Top Science Stories. Discover Magazine, 2005
  • John Park Teaching Fellowship. 2004
  • 100 Top Science Stories. Discover Magazine, 2003
  • Superior Research Award. College of Social and Behavioral Science, University of Utah, 2002
  • John Park Teaching Fellowship. John Park, 1997
  • Finalist, Superior Research Award (Jr. Award). College of Social and Behavioral Science, University of Utah, 1995
  • Research Paper Award. Sigma Xi, 1988
  • Paul D. Doolen Graduate Scholar for the Study of Aging. 1987
  • Research Fellowhip, 1985-1987. NASA/AMES, 1985
  • Outstanding Academic Student. Eastern Washington University, 1982
  • Debra White Memorial Scholarship for academic achievement. 1979

In the Media

  • Our researchers been cited more than any other research on campus (Over 1 Billion Media Hits worldwide in the last decade). These media hits have been independently verified by AAA as part of their media outreach and assessment program. 10/2015.
  • I was profiled in A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention by Matt Richtel. Mr. Richtel won the Pulitzer Prize for the New York Times in 2010, in part, by the 10-part front-page series describing the work from my lab on driver distraction. In September, Mr. Richtel and I gave a joint presentation at Weber State University on the book and topic. 09/01/2015.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Australia. Have working collaborations with researchers from Newcastle, AU.