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Matthew Bernacki

  • Ph.D, MSW
  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • 7PublicationsNumber of items in Matthew's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 8Followers

Recent publications

  • Cognitive Development and Information Behavior

    • Byrnes J
    • Bernacki M
  • The effects of achievement goals and self-regulated learning behaviors on reading comprehension in technology-enhanced learning environments

    • Bernacki M
    • Byrnes J
    • Cromley J

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

University of Nevada at Las Vegas

August 2013 - Present

Associate Scholar

Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh

August 2010 - Present

Doctoral Fellow, College of Education

Temple University

August 2006 - May 2010(4 years)

Adjunct Professor

Chestnut Hill College

August 2009 - December 2009(4 months)

Research Coordinator

Faith-Justice Institute at Saint Joseph's University

May 2003 - December 2008(6 years)

Program Associate

Philadelphia Safe and Sound

August 2004 - August 2006(2 years)


PhD, Educational Psychology

Temple University

August 2006 - May 2010(4 years)

Master of Social Work (Management & Planning)

Temple University

June 2004 - May 2006(2 years)

MS Experimental Psychology (Developmental)

Saint Joseph's University

August 2001 - May 2003(2 years)

BS Psychology (minors: Faith Justice, English)

Saint Joseph's University

August 1998 - May 2002(4 years)


I am a post-doctoral researcher at the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center (PSLC), housed in the Learning Research and Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh. I work on projects in the Metacognition and Motivation thrust of the PSLC among other projects. Visit for more information on the PSLC.

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