Matt Lambert

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Matthew Lambert Associate Professor

Postdoctoral, Special Education, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2013
Ph.D., Educational Psychology, Texas Tech University, 2011
M.Ed., Educational Psychology, Texas Tech University, 2008
B.S., Applied Behavior Analysis, University of North Texas, 2006

Matthew Lambert is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, and also serves as the department's graduate chair. He joined the faculty in 2013 after completing a postdoctoral research fellow in UNL's Academy for Child and Family Well Being. In 2018, Matt was also named a docent for the School of Educational Sciences and Psychology at the University of Eastern Finland.

Matt's research interests include the application of quantitative research methods to special populations with a particular interest in the measurement and assessment of behavioral and emotional constructs; the evaluation of behavioral and mental health interventions; and the role of common process factors in therapeutic interventions. He teaches classes at Nebraska on research methods as applied to the educational sciences. In addition, he taught classes at the University of Eastern Finland in 2012 and 2016.

Areas of Expertise:

    Behavioral-emotional well-being of children and youth
    Common therapeutic process factors (therapeutic relationships)
    Single-case research design
    Latent variable modeling
    Measurement and psychometrics

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2022, UEF Foundation Invited Visiting Professorship, University of Eastern Finland2020, CEC Distinguished Early Career Award nominee2019, AERA Distinguished Early Career Award nominee2018, Parents' Recognition Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Parents Association2017, Outstanding Research Paper, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education2015-20, Fulbright Specialist2009, 2010, Best Poster Award, Graduate Research Fair, Texas Tech University
2018-present, Associate Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2018-present, Docent, School of Educational Sciences and Psychology, University of Eastern Finland2013-22, Research Scientist, Academy for Child and Family Well Being, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2013-18, Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2011-13, IES Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Academy for Child and Family Well Being, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2007-11, Hellen Devitt Jones Doctoral Fellow, College of Education, Texas Tech University2005-06, Behavioral Consultant, Behavior Assessment and Technology Support Systems