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Eric R. Bernstein, J.D., Ed.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Academic Office Location:
School of Dental Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3915
Phone: 860-679-2672

Eric Bernstein serves as the Director of Curriculum Advancement for the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He holds appointments as an Assistant Professor in both the Division of General Dentistry of the School of Dental Medicine and in the Department of Educational Leadership at the Neag School of Education.

Ed.D.University of PennsylvaniaEducational & Organizational Leadership
J.D.University of Connecticut School of LawLaw
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
American Education Research AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationInternational
Association for Supervision & Curriculum DevelopmentProfessional/Scientific OrganizationInternational
National Association for Multicultural EducationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationNational
American Dental Education AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationNational
Dr. Bernstein’s primary research focuses on capturing the experiences of educators around problems of practice for the creation of scalable Peer-to-Peer Professional Development (P2P-PD) for practitioners through the use of online branching simulations. His other research and writing focuses on the schooling experiences of students from historically marginalized groups, research methods in education, and the quality of teaching and learning in professional dental education.

Journal Articles

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Instructional Systems and the Construction of KnowledgeOtherAmerican Educational Research Association2014Philadelphia, PA
Online Multi-media Branching Simulations to Promote Professional Learning Among PK-12 Educational LeadersTalkSloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning2013Orlando, FL
Hegemonic Mitigation and Racist Aggravation: Extreme Disparate Impact of K-12 Zero Tolerance PoliciesLectureNational Association for Multicultural Education Annual Meeting2013Oakland, CA
The Use of Online Simulations For Problem-Based, Context-Rich Leadership Development Across the Educational Leadership Career LifespanTalkUniversity Council for Educational Administration Annual Meeting2013Indianapolis, IN
Social Learning Through the Synchronous Use of Online SimulationsOtherImmersive Learning University Symposium2013San Antonio, TX
Increasing the Use of a Vignette Interview Technique in Qualitative Educational ResearchLectureAmerican Educational Research Association2012Vancouver, BC, Canada