Mark A. Roebke

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Mr. Mark Roebke is a Course Director and Instructor for the Air Force Institute of Technology School of Systems and Logistics at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), Ohio.  As Course Director, he teaches and manages continuing education courses for Human Systems Integration and Environmental Safety and Occupational Health (ESOH).

Prior to joining AFIT in 2017, Mr. Roebke spent 3 years supporting research with the 711th Human Performance Wing of the U.S. Air Force studying trust and automation.  He has also taught at Wright State University and has research and consulting experience in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Courses Taught

SYS 169, Introduction to Human Systems Integration

SYS 196, Integration of ESOH into Systems Engineering for Weapon System Acquisition

SYS 197, Integrating ESOH into Systems Engineering, A Practitioner's Guide, Part I

SYS 198, Integrating ESOH into Systems Engineering, A Practitioner’s Guide, Part II

SYS 269, Intermediate Human Systems Integration

Areas of Interest & Consulting

Mr. Roebke’s research interests include personnel and manning issues, as well as suspicion and trust of automation.


2013 Master of Science, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota

2009 Bachelor of Science, Psychology, North Dakota State University, North Dakota

Academic Awards and Honors

APS Student Research Award, Honorable Mention, 2017

Runner-up for Breakthrough of the Year by Science Magazine, 2015


Lyons, J. B., Wynne, K. T., Mahoney, S., & Roebke, M. A. (2019). Trust and Human-Machine Teaming: A Qualitative Study. In Artificial Intelligence for the Internet of Everything (pp. 101-116). Academic Press.

Lyons, J. B., Roebke, M. A., Bobko, P., & Cox, C. A. (2018). Cyber Vulnerability: An Attentional Dilemma. In International Conference on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality (pp. 331-340). Springer, Cham.

Lyons, J. B., Mahoney, S., Wynne, K. T., & Roebke, M. A. (2018). Viewing machines as teammates: A qualitative study. In 2018 AAAI Spring Symposium Series.

Burns, G. N., Shoda, E. A., Roebke, M. A., (2017) Putting applicant faking effects on personality tests into context. Journal of Managerial Psychology.

Burns, G. N., Morris, M. B., Periard, D.A., LaHuis, D., Flannery, N. M., Carretta, T., Roebke, M.A., (2017) Criterion-related validity of a Big Five general factor of personality from the TIPI to the IPIP. Int J Selection and Assessment. 25:213–222.

Open Science Collaboration. (2015). Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science, 349(6251), aac4716.



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