School of Education
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Dr. Jeffrey A. Greene is an Associate Professor in the Learning Sciences and Psychological Studies program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on self-regulated learning, epistemic cognition, and how they interact to affect students’ acquisition of conceptual understanding in science and history. His work has particular relevance to the study of how students learn with technology and online resources, as well as areas of application including argumentation, discourse, and critical thinking. He is co-editor of the Handbook of Epistemic Cognition and the forthcoming Handbook of Self-Regulation of Learning and Performance, both published by Routledge. He has presented at numerous national and international conferences including the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, the American Educational Research Association, and the International Society of the Learning Sciences.
Dr. Greene was the recipient of the 2016 American Psychological Association Division 15 Richard E. Snow Award for Early Contributions. His work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Institute for Education Sciences, and the Spencer Foundation. He serves as Associate Editor of Contemporary Educational Psychology and is an editorial board member of several journals including the Journal of Educational Psychology, Educational Psychologist, Metacognition and Learning, and Science Education. Dr. Greene holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, as well as a Master’s degree in Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation, both from the University of Maryland.