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CBSHS Research and Graduate Studies Office

"The mission of this office is to support faculty in the College in their research scholarship by advocating for and supporting the development of research scholarship and graduate program excellence. The office’s vision is a culture of full engagement in research scholarship and graduate program excellence."

Eric Muth
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

Eric_MuthEric Muth is a professor of psychology and has been on the Clemson University faculty since 2000. Before coming to Clemson, he served as an aerospace experimental psychologist in the U.S. Navy. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Hartwick College and Master of Science and doctoral degrees in psychology from Pennsylvania State University. He served as the director of the Institute for Human Factors and Ergonomics Research at Clemson from 2009 to 2016. Between 2008 and 2009, he was a Humboldt research fellow in the Universität Tübingen Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy in Tübingen, Germany. His current research focuses on two main areas. The first area is the development of wearable mobile health technologies for studying and changing eating behavior. The second area is the physiology and prevention of motion sickness with particular emphasis on head-mounted displays. Eric has served as a graduate mentor throughout his career, is credited in over 80 publications and has received funding from a variety of agencies including the Defense Advanced Projects Agency, the Office of Naval Research, the National Institutes of Health and several private corporations.