MEd Concentrations in Educational Psychology faculty

The following is a listing of core faculty members in the MEd Concentrations in Educational Psychology program. For a complete list of all faculty and their supervisory areas please consult the ECP faculty listing.

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Tara Flanagan

Associate Professor


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

Karen Gazith

Karen Cohen-Gazith

Faculty Lecturer


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*Does not supervision Project Concentration Students.*

Note: Does not supervise research.

Nancy Heath

James McGill Professor


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

Research website: Heath Research Team

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2024 admission.

Michael Hoover

Associate Professor


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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

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2024 admission.

Professor Konishi

Chiaki Konishi

Assistant Professor


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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 (e.g. sexual and racial/ethnic minorities), methodological and statistical issues.

Gigi Luk

Program Director, Associate Professor

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

Note: Not accepting PhD students for Fall 2024 admission. Accepting Master's students only.

Jessica Ruglis

Associate Professor


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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.

Note: Not accepting any students for Fall 2024 admission.



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