Dr. Amber Lancaster
Dr. Amber Lancaster is an Associate Professor of Communication, Director of Professional Writing (PWR), and IRB Chair at Oregon Tech. She has extensive experience in usability testing and client-based projects. Dr. Lancaster started the mobile usability lab at Oregon Tech and previously worked in the user research lab at Texas Tech. She administers usability research for corporate and academic clients. She works as a consultant and researcher to several industry clients. Amber teaches user research, usability testing, risk communication, and written communication. Her publications in usability include manuscripts on prototyping methods, distributed usability, social issues in UX, and transdisciplinary research models in UX. Her research focuses on the intersections of user centered design (UCD), ethics, and social issues as well as on technology and writing pedagogy.