Psychology Graduate Program

Psychology Graduate Program

 

Faculty Research Interests

The following is a list of faculty members in the Psychology Department who may be available to supervise M.A. and or Ph.D. students who will enter the program in September 2014 (application deadline is January 6, 2014 for September 2014 admission). Clicking on the faculty name will take you to individual pages with contact information, expanded research interests, and recent publications. We have also provided keywords for research interests to help you in your search to identify possible supervisors, and links to lab websites where available.
 

Faculty Name

Taking students
2014/15

RESEARCH INTERESTS - KEYWORDS

Karen Arnell

YES attention; dual task; distraction; individual differences; emotion; EEG & ERPs
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Michael Ashton

YES personality structure and assessment; other individual differences

Kathy Belicki

NO forgiveness; forgiveness seeking; post traumatic growth; intersection of pastoral theology & psychology

Tony Bogaert

NO human sexuality

Angela Book

YES forensic; psychopathy; victim selection
Stefan Brudzynski
NO animal vocalization and communication; expression of emotionality
Michael Busseri
YES subjective well-being; temporal self-appraisals; dispositional optimism
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Kimberly Cote
 
YES sleep; performance and cognition; EEG and ERPs
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Andrew Dane YES children & adolescents aggression; problem gambling; parenting; temperament
Stephen Emrich YES

cognitive neuroscience; visual working memory; attention; perception; ERPs; fMRI
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Angela Evans
YES development of deception; questioning children; social-cognitive development; executive functioning
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Dawn Good YES cognitive neuropsychology; physiological; traumatic brain injury; attention; memory
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Carolyn Hafer NO social justice; social action; beliefs
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Gordon Hodson
 
YES intergroup relations; prejudice; stereotyping; discrimination, personality, individual differences; intergroup contact, dehumanization; disgust; anxiety, empathy
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Caitlin Mahy YES development of prospective memory; children's episodic future thinking; executive functioning;  theory of mind; lifespan development
Dorothy Markiewicz 
 
NO friendships & relationships in adolescence & adulthood; attachment style & adjustment
Tanya Martini
 
NO student engagement; skills-based learning among undergrads; transition from university to work
Cheryl McCormick
YES developmental neuroendocrinology; sex hormones; stress hormones; aggressive behaviour; neuropsychological function; drugs of abuse. Cheryl also accepts graduate students through the Biology program. Please contact her if you would like to be considered for acceptance in the Biology grad program
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John Mitterer
 
NO postmodernism; media; psychology of men; cognition and instruction
Catherine Mondloch
YES face recognition; emotional expressions; perceptual development; perceiving in- versus out-group faces; attentional mechanisms.
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Cameron Muir YES behavioural neuroendocrinology; reproductive and stress physiology
Tim Murphy YES sleep deprivation; ERPs; risk assessment; performance monitoring
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Gary Pickering

YES psychophysics; taste, olfaction; genetics of chemosensory perception; wine
Linda Rose-Krasnor
NO shyness; youth engagement, social development
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Sid Segalowitz YES electrophysiology (EEG, ERP) to examine cortical connectivity & information processing in the contexts of attention & perception challenges & individual differences (personality development)
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Elizabeth Shulman YES adolescent development; psychosocial maturation; reward sensitivity; risk-taking; decision-making; juvenile justice
Teena Willoughby YES adolescent development; resilience; risk taking; academic underachievement; technology influences
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ASSOCIATE FACULTY - NOTE:  PSYC CORE FACULTY (LISTED ABOVE) HAVE PRIORITY IN ACCEPTING STUDENTS
Veena Dwivedi
Applied Linguistics
YES language processing, ERPs; neurolinguistics; reading comprehension
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Antonia Mantonakis (Business)

YES cognitive psychology; consumer psychology
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Tony Volk (CHYS) YES evolutionary psychology, bullying, psychopathy, parenting, childhood
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