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Name: Caldwell, Barrett S.
Historical Note: Prof. Barrett S. Caldwell holds a joint appointment as an Associate Professor in both Industrial Engineering and Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University. He also serves as the Director of the NASA-funded Indiana Space Grant Consortium. His background includes two Bachelor of Science degrees (1985), one in Aeronautics and Astronautics and one in Humanities (Psychology), from MIT and a Master of Arts (1987) and a PhD (1990) in Social Psychology from the University of California-Davis. Prof. Caldwell's professional contributions to human performance in extreme and challenging environments date back to the 1980s. His graduate experience includes privacy requirements for the Freedom Space Station design, participation in a 1987 conference on Antarctica and other extreme environment analogues for human performance in long duration space flight, and a 1990 dissertation focused on group dynamics of park rangers in isolated US national park sites.
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