Dr. Deborah J. Mayhew is owner and principal of Deborah J. Mayhew and Associates, a Massachusetts consulting firm that offers courses and consulting on all aspects of Usability Engineering and user interface design. Clients include American Airlines, ATandT, Ford, Harvard University, and NASA. Dr. Mayhew received her Ph.D. in Experimental Cognitive Psychology from Tufts University. She is the author of Principles and Guidelines in Software User Interface Design (Prentice Hall), a coeditor of Cost-Justifying Usability (Academic Press), and a contributor to Human Factors and Web Development.
— biography from The Usability Engineering Lifecycle: A Practitioner's Handbook for User Interface Design (Interactive Technologies)