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Edoardo Roger Naggiar, PhD

Dr Ed Naggiar holds a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. His area of expertise is performance under stress in extreme conditions. Dr. Naggiar's fascination in the performance of humans in stressful situations led him to a 20 year career as a U.S. Navy SEAL Officer, where he put his fascination to the test. His tours included SEAL Team ONE, SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team ONE, and Special Boat Team TWENTY TWO. He also served as a human experimental test subject at the Navy Experimental Diving Unit, testing the limits of human performance in extreme environments both in and out of the water. Dr. Naggiar has been a human performance consultant on Drilling Rigs, worked side by side with Correctional Officers in Florida teaching them about resilience, and serves as a Resilience Consultant for Law Enforcement and First Responders. He is an avid Scuba Diver, Sky Diver, Stand Up Paddle Boarder, musician, photographer, father, and husband.

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College of Social Sciences