Professor Brophy joined UCF in 1969 after completing his Ph.D. at Vanderbilt. His current research interests are the effects of humor on stress, health, mood and the immune system. Dr. Brophy is also interested in computer applications to psychology, especially the utilization of the World Wide Web. Professor Brophy is also working on research projects with the Florida Hospital which involves lower extremity rehabilitation and vestibular/balance problems.


  • Dziuban, C., Hartman, J., Moskal, P., Brophy-Ellison, J., & Shea, P., (2007). Student Involvement in Online Learning. Final report delivered to the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in fulfillment of grant B2006-29.
  • Dziuban, C., Moskal, P., Brophy-Ellison, J., & Shea, P. (2007). Student satisfaction with asynchronous learning. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks,11(1).
  • Dziuban, C., Moskal, P., Brophy-Ellison, J., & Shea, P., (2007). Technology-Enhanced Education and Millennial Students in Higher Education. Metropolitan Universities, 18(3).
  • Hartman, J. L., Dziuban, C., & Brophy-Ellison, J. (2007). Faculty 2.0 [Electronic version]. EDUCAUSE review, 42(5), 62-76.
  • Lytle, S., Lytle, B. & Brophy, J. (2006). Student engagement in large undergraduate online courses. In T. Reeves & S. Yamashita (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (pp. 1330-1333). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Download CV