Get Involved

Rutgers undergraduate and graduate students interested in school psychology, education, urban schooling, and teacher training and support receive mentored research and clinical experience through their involvement in Dr. Shernoff's research laboratory.


Students Working in the Research Laboratory:

  • Gain hands-on experience conducting research in schools to help teachers learn strategies to respond positively to common challenging behaviors.
  • Work with a dynamic team of interdisciplinary researchers, psychologists, and computer scientists
  • Conduct classroom observations in high poverty elementary and middle schools.
  • Support data entry, management, and analysis in quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • Prepare measures and conduct literature reviews.
  • Receive faculty and graduate student mentoring on developing research skills, applying to graduate school, and scientific writing.
  • Earn course credit for their work by registering for PSYCH 391/392 or PSYCH 495/496. Students can also volunteer in the lab.

If you would like more information regarding how to get involved in the research laboratory please follow this link or email Dr. Shernoff at