Northern Illinois University

Dr. David Shernoff

David Shernoff, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Educational Psychology
Dept. of Leadership, Educational Psychology & Foundations
College of Education, Graham Hall 410
DeKalb, IL 60115
(815) 753-8750

I am interested in educational contexts supportive of human development. Specific areas of research focus include motivation and engagement of youth and adolescents (both in school and in after-school contexts), engagement and learning in educational video games, mentoring, and positive psychology.

Dr. Shernoff is a visiting associate professsor at Rutgers University during the 2013-2015 academic years.

Read recent review of Optimal Learning Environments to Promote Student Engagement in Educational Researcher.

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