University of Oregon
2022-Present Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
2022-Present Associate Editor, Evidence & Policy
2021-Present Editorial Board, Journal of Early Adolescence
2021-Present. Editorial Board, Journal of Adolescent Research
2021 Special Issues Editor (with Drs. Leoandra Onnie Rogers and Joana Lee Williams), Critical approaches to
adolescent development: Reflections on theories and methods for pursuing anti-racist developmental
science (two-part special issue). Journal of Adolescent Research.
Recent Fellowships and Research Awards
2023-2028 William T Grant Scholar Program
2023 Early Career Award, Society for Community Research and Action, American Psychological Association (Division 27)
2019 Junior Research Member, Jacobs Foundation Social Learning and Cultural Evolution, Society for Research
in Child Development
2019 Research Scholar, Society for Community Research and Action, American Psychological Association (Division 27)
Recent Grant Funding
2023-2028 Principal Investigator, William T Grant Foundation (Scholars Program), "Mapping the civics education landscape: Identifying the role of research and politics in educational decision-making", $350,000.
2021-2022 Co-investigator (with Drs. Jocelyn Dautel (PI), Emma Flynn, Katherine Corriveau, Jennifer Neal, Jing Xu,
Christin Scholz, and Laura Wood), Templeton World Charity Foundation, "Communicating 'truth': Information diffusion and belief revision within and across polarized groups in Northern Ireland", $100,000.
2017-2019 Principal Investigator, Spencer Foundation, "Exploring pathways towards sense of community: Examining multicultural programming for minority students", $45,609.
Kornbluh, M. (2023). Making the case for YPAR opportunities to enhance social developmental scholarship. Social Development, 1-17.
Kornbluh, M., Rogers L.O., & Wiliams J., Shared-first authorship. (2021). What we see and how it matters: Critical
theories for anti-racist adolescent research. Journal of Adolescent Research, 36(6), 563-568.
Kornbluh, M., Johnson, L., Hart, M. (2021). Shards from the glass ceiling: Exploring multi-level constructs of critical consciousness. American Journal of Community Psychology. 68, 187-201.
Kornbluh. M., Bell, S., Vierra, K., Herrnstadt, Z. (2021). Resistance Capital: Cultural capital as a gateway to college persistence for minority and first generation college students. Journal of Adolescent Research. 37(4), 501-540.
Flanagan, C., & Kornbluh, M. (2019). How unequal is the United States? Adolescents’ images of social
stratification. Child Development, 90(3), 957-969.
Kornbluh, M. (2017). Building bridges: Exploring the communication trends and perceived sociopolitical benefits of adolescents engaging in online social justice efforts. Youth & Society, 51(8), 1104-1126.
.Kornbluh, M.,Ozer, E. J., Allen, C. D., & Kirshner, B. (2015). Youth participatory action research as an approach to sociopolitical development and the new academic standards: Considerations for educators. The Urban Review, 47(5), 868-892.
Kornbluh, M. (2015). Combatting challenges to establishing trustworthiness in qualitative research. Qualitative
Research in Psychology, 12(4), 397-414.