Areas of Expertise
cognitive psychology, cognitive science, human factors engineering, creativity, psychological research methods.
EducationPh.D., New Mexico State University
Professor of Psychology
Dr. Onorato is a former chair of the Psychology Department and the creator of the Cognitive Science minor at Hartwick College. She has numerous publications and conference presentations related to the areas of cognitive psychology, teaching, and human factors engineering. In addition to the Special Merit Award for Success in Teaching and the Hartwick College Outstanding Achievement Award, Dr. Onorato has also received numerous Hartwick College Trustee Faculty Research Grants, Hartwick College Curriculum Development Grants, and Freedman Prize for Collaborative Student-Faculty Projects.