Academic Credentials
  • Ph.D., Psychology, Lehigh University, 2019
  • M.A., Psychology, Towson University, 2014
  • B.S., Psychology, Elmira College, 2011
Professional Honors
  • Graduate Student Life Leadership Award, Lehigh University, 2019
  • College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Student Research Grant, Lehigh University, 2018
  • College of Arts and Sciences Leadership and Service Award, Lehigh University, 2018
  • Distinguished Graduate Student Award, Towson University, 2014
  • Cowles Honor Scholar, Elmira College, 2007-2011
  • Presidential Honor Scholarship, Elmira College, 2007-2011
Professional Affiliations
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 2019-Present
    • Surface Transportation Technical Group
  • SAE International 2022-Present
    • Voting member of Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keeping Assist Task Forces 2022-Present
  • Association for Women in Science, 2017-Present
  • Psychonomics Society, 2014-2019
  • Association for Psychological Science, 2010-Present
  • National Association for Graduate and Professional Students, 2018-2019
  • Cognitive Science Society, 2016-2017

Dr. Scully is a cognitive psychologist with over 15 years of experience. She has expertise in human performance, vehicle operator behavior, visual perception, attention and distraction, stress and fatigue, human memory and experience, and information processing.

Dr. Scully applies this expertise to the investigation of human factors in transportation accidents, slips, trips, and falls, compliance with safety information and warnings, the use of in-vehicle technologies and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).

Prior to joining Exponent, Dr. Scully's graduate work focused on understanding the various factors that can affect memory and recall, including examining how memory modification techniques can be used to update attitudes toward others. Additionally, Dr. Scully has also examined the impact of collaborative remembering and the strength of memory reactivation on long term memory change. Dr. Scully has expertise in several statistical and research methodologies including quantitative data analysis, meta-analysis, and electrodermal activity (EDA) data collection and analysis.