Anthony Volk, Ph.D.

Faculty of Social Sciences - Child and Youth Studies




Anthony Volk, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
CRN - 347
(905) 688-5550 ext. 5368
tony.volk@brocku.ca

Dr. Volk is a developmental psychologist interested in the area of parenting and child development. This is a broad area of research that lends itself to a broad scope of theoretical and methodological approaches. A strong believer in multidisciplinary studies, Dr. Volk's overall interest is to gain an evolutionary, neurological, medical, cultural, social, and historical understanding of why parents do what they do. Dr. Volk's degrees in biology, neuroscience, evolutionary psychology, and developmental psychology reflect an effort to gain that comprehensive understanding. For more information on Dr. Volk's research, please visit his research page. There are four main areas in which Dr. Volk focuses his primary research: infant-parent interactions, First Nations parenting, adolescent bullying and the evolution of childhood.

For more information on Dr. Volk's research, please visit his research page.

Research Interests:

  • Bullying and Victimizaton
  • Parenting
  • Infant-Child Facial Cues
  • Personality and Psychopathy
  • Historical and Cross-Cultural Research
  • Evolutionary and Ecological Psychology

 

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