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Michael McCreery, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department(s): Teaching and Learning
Office: CEB 341
Mail Code: 3005
Phone: 702-895-1750
Email: michael.mccreery@unlv.edu

Biography

Michael McCreery joined the University of Nevada, Las Vegas as an Assistant Professor in 2014. Prior to that, he served three years as an Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He holds a Ph.D. in Learning & Technology from the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, as well as an M.S. in Educational Policy, Foundations, and Administration, and B.S. in Information Systems from Portland State University. His background includes over a dozen years of technology experience, including fours years as a programmer/analyst for the Intel Corporation. Michael is the Director of the Interaction & Media Sciences Lab and his current research focuses on how principles of human-computer interaction can be applied to the development of video game-based stealth assessments, particularly in the areas of proactive and reactive aggression.

Research Expertise

Video games as stealth assessments; behavioral sciences and technology; technology-based ecological models of learning and behavior; and technology-based psychoeducational assessment and intervention.