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The following are full-time ECP faculty members. Sublistings by program area.

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Mark Aulls

Professor (Post-Retirement)

514-398-3442
mark [dot] aulls [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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Effects of student-teacher interaction on the development of students' intellectual skills; inquiry; reading and teaching of reading.

Research website: High Ability and Inquiry Research Group / Groupe de recherche sur les Habilités intellectuelles et l’Approche par Investigation Raisonnée (HAIR)

Health Professions;
Learning Sciences;
MEd Concentrations  

Note: Dr. Aulls does not supervise new students.  

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Armando Bertone               

Assistant Professor

514-398-3448
armando [dot] bertone [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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

      Research webiste: Perceptual Neuroscience Laboratory (PNLab) for Autism and Development                                  
      School/Applied Child Psychology; can also supervise Human Development students relevant to research areas.

      Robert Bracewell

      Professor (Post-Retirement)

      514-398-3443
      robert [dot] bracewell [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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      Use of information technologies in instruction; Cultural Historical Activity Theory and complex cognition; discourse analysis.

      Research webiste: Supporting Active Learning Teachnological Innovation in Science Education (SALTISE)

      Health Professions;
      Learning Sciences;
      MEd Concentrations

      Note: Dr. Bracewell does not supervise new students.

      Alain Breuleux

      Associate Professor

      514-398-6952
      alain [dot] breuleux [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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      Cognition; Technology in Education.

      Health Professions;
      Learning Sciences;
      MEd Concentrations

      Jacob Burack

      Professor

      514-398-3433
      jacob [dot] burack [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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

      Research webiste: McGill Youth Study Team (MYST)

      Human Development;
      MEd Concentrations;
      School/Applied Child Psychology

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          Jeff Derevensky

          Jeffrey Derevensky

          Professor

          514-398-4249
          jeffrey [dot] derevensky [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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          Child development, developmental psychopathology, addiction, gambling.

            Research webiste: International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviours
              Human Development;
              MEd Concentrations;
              School/Applied Child Psychology          

              Jack De Stefano

              Clinic Director / Faculty Lecturer

              514-398-2514
              jack [dot] destefano [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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              Process research; Common factors in psychotherapy; Development of clinical skills; Training of clinicians and clinical supervision.

              Counselling Psychology

              Note: Does not supervise research

              Martin Drapeau

              Martin Drapeau

              Associate Professor

              514-398-4904
              martin [dot] drapeau [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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

                Research webiste: McGill Psychotherapy Process Research Group (MPPRG)
                  Counselling Psychology

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                  Marilyn Fitzpatrick

                  Professor

                  514-398-3476
                  marilyn [dot] fitzpatrick [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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                  Psychotherapy  change processes; progress or outcomes monitoring in psychotherapy,  values clarification in therapy

                    Research webiste: McGill Psychotherapy Process Research Group (MPPRG)
                      Counselling Psychology             

                      Tara Flanagan

                      Tara Flanagan

                      Assistant Professor

                      514-398-3441
                      tara [dot] flanagan [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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

                      Human Development;
                      MEd Concentrations; School/Applied Child Psychology

                       

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                      Nathan Hall

                      Assistant Professor

                      514-398-3452
                      nathan [dot] c [dot] hall [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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

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

                          Nancy Heath

                          James McGill Professor

                          514-398-3439
                          nancy [dot] heath [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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

                            Research website: Heath Research Team
                              Human Development;
                              MEd Concentrations;
                              School/Applied Child Psychology

                              Michael Hoover

                              Associate Professor

                              514-398-1607
                              michael [dot] hoover [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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                              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

                              Health Professions;
                              Learning Sciences;
                              MEd Concentrations

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                              Annett Koerner

                              Assistant Professor

                              514-398-2481
                              annett [dot] koerner [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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

                              Counselling Psychology           

                              Susanne Lajoie

                              Professor, Canada Research Chair, Tier 1

                              514-398-3429
                              susanne [dot] lajoie [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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                              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;
                                  Learning Sciences
                                  Lynn McAlpine

                                  Lynn McAlpine

                                  Professor (Post-Retirement)

                                  514-398-2384 | lynn [dot] mcalpine [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) | Profile Page

                                  Higher education, faculty development, doctoral/ research education, academic practice. Note: Dr. McAlpine does not supervise new students.

                                  Krista Muis

                                  Associate Professor

                                  514-398-3445
                                  krista [dot] muis [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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                                  Self-regulated learning, epistemic cognition, motivation, emotions, and mathematics and science learning. Health Professions;
                                  Learning Sciences;
                                  MEd Concentrations

                                   

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                                  Jessica Ruglis (on leave)

                                  Assistant Professor

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

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                                  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 Development;
                                  School/Applied Child Psychology       

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                                  Alenoush Saroyan

                                  Alenoush Saroyan

                                  Professor

                                  514-398-5329
                                  alenoush [dot] saroyan [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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

                                    Research website: Higher Education Research Group (HERG)

                                      Health Professions;
                                      Learning Sciences;
                                      MEd Concentrations

                                       

                                      Robert Savage

                                      Associate Professor & William Dawson Scholar

                                      514-398-3435
                                      robert [dot] savage [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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                                      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)
                                        Human Development;
                                        MEd Concentrations

                                        Steven Shaw

                                        Associate Professor

                                        514-398-4913
                                        steven [dot] shaw [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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                                        Resilience, pediatric psychology, and neurogenetic connections.
                                          Research website: Resilience, Pediatric Psychology, and Neurogenetics Connections Lab
                                            Human Development;
                                            MEd Concentrations;
                                            School/Applied Child Psychology

                                            Bruce Shore

                                            Professor (Post-Retirement)

                                            514-398-7685
                                            bruce [dot] shore [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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                                            Inquiry as a curricular focus across levels of education; evaluation of outcomes. Giftedness, expertise, and coginitive differences in learning and thinking.

                                            Health Professions Education
                                            Learning Sciences
                                            MEd Concentrations
                                            School/Applied Child Psychology

                                            Note: Dr. Shore does not supervise new students.

                                            Ada Sincore

                                            Ada Sinacore

                                            Associate Professor

                                            514-398-3446
                                            ada [dot] sinacore [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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                                            Cultural transitioning and adjustment in immigrant populations; Social justice theories and practice; Gender based violence and bullying. Counselling Psychology

                                            Ingrid Sladeczek

                                            Associate Professor

                                            514-398-3450

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                                            Developmental disabilities across the lifespan; early intervention; consultation; behavior and emotional disorders.
                                              Research website: Dr. Sladeczek's Research Team
                                                Human Development;
                                                MEd Concentrations;
                                                School/Applied Child Psychology

                                                  Ronald Stringer (on leave)

                                                  Associate Professor

                                                  514-398-3428
                                                  ronald [dot] stringer [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

                                                   

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                                                  Assessment, Practice of School Psychology, Reading, Reading disability, AD/HD. Human Development;
                                                  MEd Concentrations;
                                                  School/Applied Child Psychology

                                                     

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                                                    Victoria Talwar

                                                    Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair, Tier 2

                                                    514-398-3438
                                                    victoria [dot] talwar [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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                                                    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        
                                                        Robert Vallerand

                                                        Robert J. Vallerand

                                                        Professor, Departmental Chair

                                                        ecpchair [dot] education [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

                                                        Motivational processes and how these may affect functioning for better or for worse across the lifespan. His research has recently focused on the concept of passion and its impact on psychological, physical, and relational well-being as well as expert performance and contributions to society.

                                                        Research website: Research Laboratory on Social Behavior

                                                        Human Development

                                                        Cynthia Weston

                                                        Cynthia Weston

                                                        Professor

                                                        514-398-5704
                                                        cynthia [dot] weston [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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                                                        Higher education; Improving teaching and learning; Reflection for improving teaching; Instructional design; Use of new technologies; Formative evaluation. Health Professions;
                                                        Learning Sciences;
                                                        MEd Concentrations

                                                         

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