Faculty Members

The following are full-time ECP faculty members their research areas and programs within which they supervise. Sublistings by core program area.

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Link to Profile of Dr. Armando Bertone

Armando Bertone
Associate Professor & William Dawson Scholar


armando.bertone [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Autism spectrum conditions, development, cognitive assessment, cognitive training, perceptual learning, development of visual and auditory processes, multisensory integration, social perception, technology transfer.

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

School/Applied Child Psychology; can also only supervise Human Development students relevant to research areas.

Jacob Burack


jacob.burack [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

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

Human Development; M.Ed. Concentrations; School/Applied Child Psychology

Martin Drapeau


Email | Profile

Psychotherapy process and outcome, best practices in psychology, knowledge translation and dissemination, access to psychological services.

Research website: McGill Science and Practice in Psychology (SAPP) Research Lab

Counselling Psychology

Adam Dubé
Associate Professor



adam.dube [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Educational technology, cognition, cognitive development, child-tablet computer interaction, conceptual knowledge acquisition and application, development of mathematical cognition, problem solving.

Learning Sciences, can also supervise Human Development students relevant to my research areas.


Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2023 admission.

Tara Flanagan
Associate Professor


tara.flanagan [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Inclusive education, social inclusion, social policy, transition, self-determination, quality of life, people with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups.

Human Development; M.Ed. Concentrations; School/Applied Child Psychology

Note: Not accepting PhD students for Fall 2023 admission.

Accepting Masters in Education (MEd) - Inclusive Concentration Project Students.

Karen Gazith
Faculty Lecturer


karen.cohen-gazith [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile


Inclusive education, evidence-based teaching practices to include a very broad range of students within the classroom, change management to support inclusion.

M.Ed. Concentrations

Note: Does not supervise research.

Marie-Claude Geoffroy
Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair-Tier II


marie-claude.geoffroy [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Suicide prevention, depression and anxiety disorders, adversity and resilience, developmental psychopathology, psychiatric epidemiology and clinical interventions.

Research website: Youth Suicide Prevention Reserach

School/Applied Child Psychology

Link to Profile of Dr. Nathan Hall

Nathan Hall
Associate Professor

Associate Dean, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies


nathan.c.hall [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Evaluation of achievement motivation theories; consequences of motivational strategies and discrete emotions on long-term health, motivation, and achievement outcomes in young and older adults; development of innovative motivational programs for at-risk students in higher education.

Research website: Achievement Motivation and Emotion (AME) Research Group

Learning SciencesM.Ed. Concentrations

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2023 admission

Link to Profile of Dr. Nancy Heath

Nancy Heath
James McGill Professor


nancy.heath [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

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

Research website: Heath Research Team

Human Development; M.Ed. Concentrations; School/Applied Child Psychology

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2023 admission.

Link to Profile of Dr. Michael Hoover

Michael Hoover
Associate Professor

Program Director, Learning Sciences and Health Professions Education


michael.hoover [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

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

Research website: The Socio-Cultural & Online Learning Research Team

Health Professions Education; Learning Sciences; M.Ed. Concentrations

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2023 admission.


Link to Profile of Dr. Bassam Khoury

Bassam Khoury
Associate Professor & William Dawson Scholar

bassam.el-khoury [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Mindfulness theory and practices; clinical, social, and cognitive applications of mindfulness; process, outcomes, and effectiveness of meditation and mindfulness-based treatments; systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

Research Website: McGill Mindfulness Research Lab

Counselling Psychology, can also supervise other students who have interest/knowledge relevant to research areas.


Link to Profile of Dr. Chiaki Konishi

Chiaki Konishi
Associate Professor


chiaki.konishi [at] mcgill.ca (Email)Profile

Social-emotional development, connectedness (including: attachment, peer relationships, student-teacher relationships, non-parental adult relationships), bullying and discrimination, school climate, social and ecological perspectives, health and development in marginalized populations (eg., sexual and racial/ethnic minorities), methodological and statistical issues.

Human Development; M.Ed. Concentrations; can also supervise students from the other ECP programs with relevant research areas.

Annett Körner
Associate Professor


annett.korner [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Clinical and health psychology, in particular the development and evaluation of psychosocial interventions for individuals diagnosed with chronic and/or life-threatening medical conditions.

Research website: McGill Science and Practice in Psychology (SAPP) Research Lab

Counselling Psychology


Link to Profile Dr. Susanne Lajoie

Susanne Lajoie
Professor; Canada Research Chair, Tier I


susanne.lajoie [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Application of cognitive theories to the design of computer based learning environments across disciplines; the role of emotion in learning; medical problem solving; team effectiveness; collaborative learning; human and computer tutoring; empathy, decision making and communication.

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

Health Professions Education; Learning Sciences

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2023 admission.

Rachel Langevin

Assistant Professor, FRQS Chercheur Boursier Junior 1


rachel.langevin [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Sexual abuse, family violence, child maltreatment, and childhood adversity and socioemotional development; Intergenerational cycles of trauma and violence; Developmental trajectories, risk and resilience.

Counselling PsychologySchool/Applied Child Psychology


Nikki Lobczowski
Assistant Professor


nikki.lobczowski [at] mcgill.ca (Email)|Profile

Collaborative learning; Designing educational technologies; Social regulation of learning; Academic emotions; Math education. Learning Sciences; M.Ed. ConcentrationsHealth Professions Education


Gigi Luk
Associate Professor

Program Director, MEd Concentrations and Human Development

gigi.luk [at] mcgill.ca (Email)|Profile

Cognitive development, bilingualism, language development, literacy acquisition, reading, lifespan development, magnetic resonance imaging, functional and structural neural networks.

Human Development

Note: Not accepting PhD students for Fall 2023 admission.

Accepting Masters students only.

Tina Montreuil
Associate Professor, FRSQ Chercheur Boursier-Junior 1


tina.montreuil [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Anxiety disorders (social anxiety) and emotion regulation deficits on academic success and transition into psychopathology, social-emotional development and learning, early intervention.

School/Applied Child Psychology; Counselling Psychology

Krista Muis
Professor, Canada Research Chair, Tier II


krista.muis [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

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

Learning Sciences; M.Ed. Concentrations

Link to Profile Judith Norton

Judith Norton
Assistant Professor (Clinical) NNT PT

Psychoeducational and Counselling Interim Clinic Director

judith.norton [at] mcgill.ca (Email)


ECP Psychoeducational & Counselling Clinic

Note: Does not supervise graduate students.

Marie-Hélène Pennestri

Associate Professor, FRQS Chercheur Boursier-Junior 2 & William Dawson Scholar

Associate Dean, Research and Innovation

marie-helene.pennestri [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Development and consolidation of the sleep-wake cycle in infants and children, parental expectations related to sleep, sleep disorders (children and adults), child development, attachment, polysomnography, autonomic nervous system, heart rate variability, mental health, premature birth.

Counselling Psychology


Link to Profile of Dr. Eve-Marie Quintin

Eve-Marie Quintin
Associate Professor, William Dawson Scholar, FRSQ Chercheur Boursier-Junior 1


eve-marie.quintin [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Neurodevelopmental disorders including autism spectrum disorders and fragile X syndrome; cognitive, social, and emotional development; lifespan development; music perception and cognition; brain development (neuroimaging).

School/Applied Child Psychology

Kristy Robinson
Assistant Professor


kristy.robinson [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Development of achievement motivation, instructional supports for motivation, emotions in education, STEM education.

Learning Sciences

Link to Profile of Dr. Jessica Ruglis

Jessica Ruglis
Associate Professor


jessica.ruglis [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

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.

Human DevelopmentSchool/Applied Child Psychology


Steven Shaw
Associate Professor

Program Director, Combined Program in Counselling Psychology and School/Applied Child Psychology


steven.shaw [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Resilience, pediatric psychology, neurogenetic connections.

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

Human Development; M.Ed. Concentrations; School/Applied Child Psychology

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2023 admission.

Link to Profile of Dr. Ada Sinacore


Ada Sinacore
Associate Professor

Program Director, Graduate Certificate in Counselling Applied to Teaching


ada.sinacore [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Cultural transitioning and adjustment in immigrant populations, social justice theories and practice, gender based violence and bullying.

Counselling Psychology

Victoria Talwar
James McGill Professor

Department Chair


victoria.talwar [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

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

Research website: Talwar Child Development Research Lab

Human Development; School/Applied Child Psychology

Link to Profile of Dr. Caroline Temcheff

Caroline Temcheff
Associate Professor, FRSQ Chercheur Boursier Junior 2


caroline.temcheff [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Developmental psychopathology, conduct problems in youth, longitudinal patterns of health and school services usage among boys and girls with and without early clinically significant conduct problems, comorbidity of mental health disorders over time.

Research Website: Healthy Development Laboratory

Counselling Psychology; can also supervise students from other areas who are interested in my research themes.

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2023 admission.

Dennis Wendt
Assistant Professor, FRQS Chercheur Boursier Junior 1


dennis.wendt [at] mcgill.ca (Email )Profile

Participatory research with Indigenous communities to develop, implement, and evaluate culturally-relevant mental health and substance use interventions; evidence-based practice implementation; group psychotherapy; culture and spirituality; qualitative research methods.

Research Website: Cultural and Indigenous Research in Counselling Psychology (CIRC)

Counselling Psychology; can also supervise students from other areas who are interested in conducting research with Indigenous communities.

Shanna Williams
Assistant Professor


shanna.williams [at] mcgill.ca (Email )| Profile

Child Development, Lie-telling, Child Witness Testimony, Human Trafficking, Forensic Sciences and Forensic Interviewing.

School/Applied Child Psychology



Link to Profile of Dr. Laura Winer

Laura Winer

Associate Professor (Professional) NTT


laura.winer [at] mcgill.ca (Email )| Profile

Higher education with a focus on evaluation of teaching, instructor support strategies, and assessment of student learning.

Learning Sciences

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2023 admission

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