Degrees / Education

  • PhD, Human Development, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
  • MA, Industrial & Organizational Psychology, George Mason University 
  • MEd, Human Services & Human Resources Education, Boston University 
  • BA, Psychology; Biology, University of Southern Maine

Research Interests

Cognitive neurosciences, Industrial/organizational psychology, Knowledge management, Group processes, Human resources and workforce development, Business strategy, Technology-enabled learning, Research and development, Process improvement

Areas of Study


Dr. Jon Boyle has served in several capacities in public and private sector organizations, from industrial production lines and overseas military combat units to multinational corporations, NASA flight facilities, and academia. In addition to earned degrees, he has participated in diverse training and certifications in technology, project management, quality-related topics, acquisition and procurement, leadership, and coaching.  Dr. Boyle currently teaches in several undergraduate and graduate programs and maintains an active research agenda.  Jon lives in the DC Metro area with his wife Allyson, son Zachary, and twin daughters Bevin and Riley. His son Christopher recently returned from Afghanistan where he serves as a Blackhawk Crew Chief in the U.S. Army and is now stationed in Hawaii.