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Caldwell, Barrett S.


Biographical Information

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 educational background includes two Bachelor of Science degrees (1985), one in Aeronautics and Astronautics and one in Humanities (Psychology), both from MIT. He earned his 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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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Barrett Caldwell papers

Identifier: 20120214.1

Barrett Caldwell papers, addition 02

Identifier: 20140530
Dates: circa 1967 - 2012

Barrett Caldwell papers, addition 03

Identifier: 20140613

Barrett Caldwell papers, addition 04

 Unprocessed — Box: Communal Accessions 7
Identifier: 20140619

Barrett S. Caldwell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 78
Scope and Contents This collection originally consisted of one folder containing one article by Barrett Caldwell. Professor Caldwell later donated seventeen cubic feet of materials. The original article was incorporated into this larger collection. The collection now consists of his papers and publications, research files, audio visual materials (including physical, analog, and digital materials), and two artifact items.
Dates: 1943 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2008