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MEd Concentrations in Educational Psychology faculty

The following is a listing of faculty members in the MEd Concentrations in Educational Psychology program.  All academic staff.

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Alain Breuleux

Associate Professor

514-398-6952 | Email | Profile page

Cognition; Technology in Education.

Jacob Burack


514-398-343 | Email | Profile page

The development of attention and cognition among typically developing children, persons with autism, and persons with specific syndromes associated with intellectual disabilities.

Research website: McGill Youth Study Team

Jeff Derevensky

Jeffrey Derevensky


514-398-4249 | Email | Profile page

Child development, developmental psychopathology, addiction, gambling.

Research website: International Centre for Youth Gambling & High Risk Behaviors

Tara Flanagan

Tara Flanagan

Assistant Professor

514-398-3441 | Email | Profile page

Inclusive Education; Social inclusion; Social policy; Transition; Self-determination; Quality of Life; People with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups.

Nancy Heath

Program Director, James McGill Professor

514-398-3439 | Email | Profile page

Mental health in schools; enhancing mental health resilience; non-suicidal self-injury.

Research website: Heath Research Team

Michael Hoover

Associate Professor

514-398-1607 | Email | Profile page

Design and analysis of online university learning; Activity Systems Theory in online and multilingual educational contexts; Creating online communities of inquiry.

Research website: The Online Learning Research Team

Susanne Lajoie

Professor, Canadian Research Chair, Tier 1

514-398-3429 | Email | Profile page

Computer-based learning and dynamic assessment in mathematics and science; cognition and instruction; individual differences.

Research website: Advanced Technologies for Learning in Authentic Settings (ATLAS) Lab
LEADs (Learning Environments across Disciplines)

Krista Muis

Assistant Professor

514-398-3445 | Email | Profile page

Self-regulated learning, epistemic cognition, motivation, emotions, and mathematics and science learning.

Jessica Ruglis (on leave)

Assistant Professor

514-398-2418 | jessica [dot] ruglis [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) | Profile page

School dropout, early school leaving and dis/engagement; educational trajectories; educational inequities; child and adolescent health and development; relationships between education and health; social determinants of health; social and education policy; social theory; critical race and social issues in education.

Alenoush Saroyan


514-398-5329 | Email | Profile page

Pedagogical/faculty development, academic leadership, quality assurance and accreditation.

Research website: Higher Education Research Group (HERG)

Robert Savage

Associate Professor & William Dawson Scholar

514-398-3435 | Email | Profile page

The development of cognitive processes in normal reading and spelling in the early years; the cognitive psychology of poor reading and developmental dyslexia. Literacy and related interventions, particularly in the elementary school years, including use of technology.

Research website: ABRACADABRA (A Balanced Reading Approach for Canadians Designed to Achieve Best Results for All)

Steven Shaw

Assistant Professor

514-398-4913 | Email | Profile page

Resilience, pediatric psychology, and neurogenetic connections.

Research website: Resilience, Pediatric Psychology, & Neurogenetic Connections Lab

Ingrid Sladeczek

Associate Professor

514-398-3450 | Email | Profile page

Developmental disabilities across the lifespan; early intervention; consultation; behavior and emotional disorders.

Research website: Dr. Sladeczek's Research Team

Ronald Stringer (on leave)

Associate Professor

514-398-3428 | Email | Profile page

Assessment, Practice of School Psychology, Reading, Reading disability, AD/HD.

Research website: High Ability and Inquiry Research Group (HAIR)




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