Briana Bettin

Briana Bettin


  • Assistant Professor, Computer Science
  • Assistant Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Michigan Technological University, 2020
  • M.S., Human-Computer Interaction, Iowa State University
  • B.S., Computer Science, Michigan Technological University


Briana Bettin's research blends user experience methodologies with education research to better understand programming students and the impacts of the classroom environment. Her research interests span education, experiential design, and human factors.

Research Interests

  • User experience
  • Human factors
  • Human-computer Interactions
  • Mental models
  • Information representation
  • Rural digital literacy
  • Education, engagement, and retention
  • Digital anthropology