Matthew K. Burns

Matthew K. Burns

Title: Professor of Educational Psychology
Alternate Phone: (612) 626-7324


Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI 49104.  
 * Doctor of Philosophy-Leadership, School of Education.  December 1999. Dissertation topic: Measuring student initial learning and retention with curriculum-based assessment.  Advisor:  Dr. James Tucker
 * Educational Specialist-School Psychology, August 1997.  
 * Masters of Arts-Educational Psychology, August 1992. 

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824.  
 * Bachelor of Arts-Psychology.  March 1991.


Matthew Burns is a Professor of Educational Psychology, Coordinator of the School Psychology program, and Co-Director of the Minnesota Center for Reading Research at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Burns has published over 100 articles and book chapters in national publications, and has co-authored or co-edited several books. He is also the Editor of School Psychology Review and past Editor of Assessment for Effective Intervention. Specific areas in which Dr. Burns has conducted research include response to intervention, assessing the instructional level, academic interventions, and facilitating problem-solving teams.