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Greg Elvers

Associate Professor

Full-Time Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences: Psychology


Email: Greg Elvers
Phone: 937-229-2171


  • Ph.D., Purdue University, 1989


Dr. Elvers joined the University of Dayton faculty in 1989. He teaches research methods, learning and perception. He is a member of the Association for Psychological Science, International Society for Anthrozoology and Association for Computing Machinery. His current research interests include human-animal interactions and the psychology of cats.

Research Interests

  • Prospective memory - the ability to remember to perform acts in the future
  • Visual displays - how to present information in the most usable format
  • Alarm displays - how humans interact with automated detection systems such as a smoke alarm
  • Technology applications in the classroom

Selected Publications

Elvers, G. C., Polzella, D., & Graetz, K. (in Press). "Procrastination in online courses." Teaching of Psychology.

Elvers, G. C., Elrif, P. (1997). "The effects of correlation and response bias in alerted monitor displays." Human Factors, 39, 570-580.