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School/Applied Child Psychology faculty

The following is a listing of faculty members in the School/Applied Child Psychology program. All academic staff.

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Armando Bertone

Assistant Professor

514-398-3448 | Email | Profile Page

Autism Spectrum Conditions, Development, Cognitive Assessment, Cognitive Training, Perceptual Learning, Development of Visual and Auditory Processes, Multisensory Integration, Social Perception, and Technology Transfer.

Research website: Perceptual Neuroscience Laboratory (PNLab) for Autism and Development

Jacob Burack


514-398-3433 | 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

Nancy Heath

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

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Eve-Marie Quintin

Assistant Professor

514-398-3449 | eve-marie [dot] quintin [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 

Neurodevelopmental disorders including autism spectrum disorders and fragile X syndrome; Cognitive, social, and emotional development; Life-span development; Music perception and cognition; Brain development (neuroimaging).

Jessica Ruglis (on leave)

Assistant Professor

514-398-2418 | 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.

Steven Shaw

Program Director, 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)

Victoria Talwar

Associate Professor, Canadian Research Chair Tier 2

514-398-3438 | Email | Profile page

Development of lying in children, theory of mind, and child witness testimony.

Research website: Talwar Child Development Research Lab




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