Professor of Psychology, University of Kansas
Dr. Atchley has been conducting research and teaching about cognitive factors related to driving for over 20 years. He is currently on faculty at the University of Kansas. Dr. Atchley has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and chapters on issues of vision and attention including their relationship to driving. He has also received awards for his research, teaching and student advising.
Dr. Atchley’s work has been highlighted by national and international press and he is part of efforts and the state and national level to reduce distracted driving. Dr. Atchley works with groups including the National Safety Council, LifeSavers, FocusDriven and the Distraction Advocate Network to provide clear, compelling and consistently well-received talks about the science of distracted driving.