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Malayna Bernstein, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor, Qualitative Methods and English Education

West Virginia University
College of Education and Human Services
Department of Curriculum and Instruction/Literacy Studies

Office: 604O Allen Hall
Phone: (304) 293-3202
E-mail: Malayna.Bernstein@mail.wvu.edu

Dr. Malayna Bernstein earned her bachelor's degree in English from Wesleyan University. She then obtained her master's and Ph.D., both in Learning Sciences and both from Northwestern University. Her research interests include teacher cognition, social contexts for learning, literacy, and qualitative research design. As of 2012, Dr. Bernstein co-directs the National Writing Project at West Virginia University, designed to facilitate writing-focused professional development with teachers from across the region. 

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