Dr. Daniel B. Shank

Assistant Professor

Psychological Science

Dr. Daniel B. Shank is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychological Science at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He has an MS in Artificial Intelligence and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Georgia. His research interests involve social psychological approaches to interaction with and perception of artificial intelligence (AI) agents. Current projects include investigating how people differently judge morality, mind, uncertainty, and affective impressions of actions, recommendations, and creations of AIs compared to those of humans. He currently has grants from the Army Research Office, the Leonard Wood Institute, and the National Science Foundation.