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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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  Contact Research Areas Program Areas for Supervision

Armando Bertone

Program Director,

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.

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Alain Breuleux

Associate Professor

Associate Dean - Academic Programs


alain.breuleux [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Cognition, technology in education.

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

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

Scott Conrod

Scott Conrod

Faculty Lecturer


scott.conrod [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate course curriculum

Note: Does not supervise research.

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky


Jeffrey Derevensky

James McGill Professor



jeffrey.derevensky [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Child development, developmental psychopathology, addiction, gambling.

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

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

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2021 admission.

Dr. Martin Drapeau

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 Dube

Adam Dubé

Program Director, Learning Sciences and Health Professions Education

Assistant 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.

Tara Flanagan

Program Director, MEd Concentrations

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

Nate Fuks

McGill Psychoeducational and Counselling Clinic Director

Assistant Professor (Clinical)


Nate.fuks [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile 

Intersecting identities and mental health of LGBTQ individuals, immigrants, and refugees; acculturation; suicide protective factors among trans adults

Counselling Psychology

Note: Does not supervise graduate students.

Karen Gazith

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

Professor Nathan Hall

Nathan Hall

Associate Professor


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

Nancy Heath

James McGill Professor

Associate Dean, Research and Innovation


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 2021 admission.

Michael Hoover

Michael Hoover

Associate Professor


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 2021 admission.

Bassam Khoury

Assistant Professor

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.

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2021 admission.

Professor Konishi

Chiaki Konishi

Assistant 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

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2021 admission.

Professor 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

Rachel Langevin

Assistant Professor


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


Gigi Luk

Associate Professor

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 2021 admission.

Professor Tina Montreuil

Tina Montreuil

Assistant Professor


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

Professor Krista Muis

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

Marie-Hélène Pennestri

Assistant Professor, FRSQ Chercheur Boursier-Junior 1

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


Professor Quintin

Eve-Marie Quintin

Assistant 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

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

Alenoush Saroyan



alenoush.saroyan [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

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

Research website: Higher Education Research Group (HERG)

*Not taking new students as primary supervisor, pending retirement.

Health Professions Education; Learning Sciences

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2021 admission.

Professor Steven Shaw


Steven Shaw

School/Applied Child Psychology

Associate Professor


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


Ada Sinacore

Program Director, Counselling Psychology 


Program Director, Graduate Certificate in Counselling Applied to Teaching

Associate Professor


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

Ingrid Sladeczek

Program Director, Human Development

Associate Professor and Co-Director, Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW)


ingrid.sladeczek [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Early Intervention for Families and Children with Autism, Intellectual Disabilities, and other Vulnerable Populations, Consultation, STEM & Learning Disabilities, Expressive Writing & Youth, Affective Technology as Complementary Interventions for Children with Disabilities, and Single-n designs.

Research website: Sladeczek Team for Applied Research (S.T.A.R.) Lab

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

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2021 admission.

Ronald Stringer (on leave)

Associate Professor


ronald.stringer [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Profile

Assessment, practice of school psychology, reading, reading disability, AD/HD.

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

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

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2021 admission.

Victoria Talwar

Victoria Talwar

Professor, Canada Research Chair, Tier II

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

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.

Dr. Dennis Wendt

Dennis Wendt

Assistant Professor


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

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