Dr. Anastasiya Lipnevich is Full Professor of Educational Psychology at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Originally from Belarus, Dr. Lipnevich received her combined Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, Education, and Italian language from the Belarusian State Pedagogical University, followed by her Master’s in Counselling Psychology from Rutgers University, USA. She then earned her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology (Learning, Cognition, Development concentration), also from Rutgers University. For her dissertation Dr. Lipnevich won the Excellence in Dissertation Award from the Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University. After receiving her PhD, Dr. Lipnevich joined Educational Testing Service in Princeton, NJ as a post-doctorate research scholar. Dr. Lipnevich received the New Investigator Award 2011 and the Best Article Award from Division 3 (Experimental Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Lipnevich held visiting professorships, among others, at the University of Trento, Italy, University of Konstanz, Germany, University of Otago, New Zealand, National Institute of Education, Singapore. She co-edited or co-authored four books – Psychosocial skills and School Systems in the 21st Century (Lipnevich, Preckel, and Roberts, 2016; Springer), the Cambridge Handbook of Instructional Feedback (Lipnevich and Smith, 2018; Cambridge University Press), Instructional Feedback: The Power, the Promise, the Practice (Smith, Lipnevich, Guskey, 2023; Corwin) & Unpacking students’ engagement with feedback through artefacts, discourse, and survey findings (Lipnevich, To, Tan, 2023; Routledge). Dr. Lipnevich has one more book currently under contract. Her research interests include: instructional feedback, formative assessment, alternative ways of cognitive and non-cognitive assessment, and the role of psychosocial characteristics in individuals’ academic and life achievement.


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