Oak Creek Building

Oak Creek Building 116

3015 SW Western Boulevard

3015 SW Western Boulevard
Corvallis, OR 97331
Additional Information: 

Dr. Bernieri's lab is not accepting applications for undergrad RAs, including honors students, at this time.

Profile Field Tabs

Affiliated with: 
Sch of Psychological Science
OSU Main Campus
Research/Career Interests: 

 Interpersonal Sensitivity Lab

Areas of Interest

  • Social Psychology
  • Nonverbal Behavior
  • First Impression Formation and Accuracy
  • Face-to-face Interactions
  • Multi-channel Communication
  • Interpersonal Coordination/Synchrony
  • Empathy
  • Research Methodology
  • Data Analysis


  • Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, June 1988
  • B.A., University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, May 1983

Academic Positions and Appointments

  • 2016-present: Professor, Department Psychology, Oregon State University
  • 2008-2016: Associate Professor, Department Psychology, Oregon State University
  • 2003-2008: Chair, Department Psychology, Oregon State University
  • 1994-2003: Associate Professor, University of Toledo
  • 1993-1994: Associate Professor, Oregon State University
  • 1988-1993: Assistant Professor, Oregon State University
Beyond OSU