Professor EmeritusUniversity of California, Davis
Office: 134 Young Hall
Dr. Harrison is a social psychologist whose interests include organizational and environmental psychology. His primary focus is human adaptation to spaceflight and spaceflight-analogous environments with particular emphasis on Antarctica as a prototype for Mars. He has written on habitability requirements for extended duration missions, and the integration of social and technical subsystems to meet advanced mission requirements. Recently, Dr. Harrison's interests have extended to encompass NASA's SETI (search for extraterrestrial intelligence) project.