Arthur C. Graesser, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor, Experimental (Cognitive)

FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 403B
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Arthur C. Graesser, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
  • B.A., Florida State University

Research Interests

  • Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Discourse Processing
  • Artificial Intelligence and Computational Linguistics
  • Text Comprehension
  • Emotions
  • Problem solving
  • Human and Computer Tutoring
  • Design of Educational Software
  • Human-Computer Interaction

Recent Journal Publications and Books

  • Graesser, A.C. (2016). Conversations with AutoTutor help students learn. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 26.124-132.
  • Graesser, A.C. (2020). Emotions are the experiential glue of learning environments in the 21st century. Learning and Instruction.
  • Graesser, A.C. (2020). Learning science principles and technologies with agents that promote deep learning. In R.S. Feldman (ed.), Learning science: Theory, research, and practice (pp. 2-33). New York: McGraw-Hill.
  • Graesser, A.C., A.C., Fiore, S.M., Greiff, S., Andrews-Todd, J., Foltz, P.W., & Hesse, F.W. (2018). Advancing the science of collaborative problem solving. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 19, 59-92.
  • Graesser, A.C., Hu, X., & Sottilare, R. (2018). Intelligent tutoring systems. In F. Fischer, C. E. Hmelo-Silver, S. R. Goldman, and P. Reimann (Eds.), International handbook of the learning sciences (pp. 246-255). New York: Routledge.
  • Graesser, A.C., Hu, X., Nye, B.D., VanLehn, K., Kumar, R., Heffernan, C., Heffernan, N., Woolf, B., Olney, A.M., Rus, V., Andraskik, F., Pavlik, P., Cai, Z., Wetzel, J., Morgan, B., Hampton, A.J., Lippert, A.M., Wang, L., Cheng, Q., Vinsen, J.E., Kelly, C.N., McGlown, C., Majmudar, C.A., Morshed, B., & Baer, W. (2018). ElectronixTutor: An intelligent tutoring system with multiple learning resources. International Journal of STEM Education, 5, 1-21.
  • Sottilare, R., Graesser, A.C., Hu, X., & Sinatra, A. (Eds.)(2018). Design Recommendations for Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Team Tutoring (Vol. 6). Orlando, FL: U.S. Army Research Laboratory.