Dr. Steven Shaw

This is Steve's page for miscellaneous items and events.

Basic Information

Steven R. Shaw, Ph.D., NCSP

Graduate Program Director, School/Applied Child Psychology
Director, Resilience, Pediatric Psychology, and Neurogenetics Connections Lab
Editor, School Psychology Forum
Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology
McGill University
Montreal, QC Canada
Office: Rm 522, Education Building, 3700 Peel, Montreal, QC H3A 1Y2 Canada
Work phone: 514 398-4913
e-mail: steven.shaw [at] mcgill.ca
Follow our research activities and progress on Twitter @Shawpsych
I will be accepting three graduate students into the lab for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Biographical Sketch

Steven Shaw is associate professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University in Montreal. He is the Graduate Program Director of the School/Applied Child Psychology Program. He earned a Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Florida in 1991. At McGill University he is director of the Resilience, Pediatric Psychology and Neurogenetic Connections Lab and co-director of the McGill Developmental Research Lab. Before entering academia, he had 17 years of experience as a school psychologist in school, university, hospital, medical school, and independent practice. From 1997 to 2004, he served as lead psychologist and associate professor of pediatrics at The Children's Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina and Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Shaw is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. In 2000, the South Carolina Association of School Psychologists recognized him for "Outstanding Contributions to Education" for his work on addressing overrepresentation of minority groups in special education, and development of teaching techniques for children with borderline intelligence. In 2010, he received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the Faculty of Education at McGill University. In 2012, he received the President’s Award from the National Association of School Psychologists for his innovative research-to-practice efforts. His clinical and research interests include pediatric school psychology, improving education of children with rare genetic disorders and autism, and development of resilience skills in children at risk for academic failure. He has over 160 scholarly publications and presentations and has published four books. He is on the editorial board of several international scholarly journals and is editor of School Psychology Forum

Steve is an ordained priest in the church of the latter day dude. Nice to be a member of the church founded on the teachings of Jeffery Lebowski (el duderino).

Publication based on Dr. Shaw's master's thesis

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Dr. Shaw's CV


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