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 2020. The application deadline is December 15, 2019 for September 2020 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.

Core Psychology FacultyTaking students starting September 2020GRE RecommendedResearch interestsLab website
Karen ArnellYesNoattention; dual task; distraction; individual differences; emotion; EEG & ERPsVisit lab website
Michael AshtonNoN/Apersonality structure and assessment; other individual differences
Angela BookNoN/Aforensic; psychopathy; victim selection
Michael BusseriYesNosubjective well-being; temporal self-appraisals; dispositional optimismVisit lab website
Karen CampbellYesNoaging, attention; memory; fMRI; EEG/ERPs; effective & functional connectivity; eye-trackingVisit lab website
Kimberly CoteYesNosleep; performance and cognition; EEG and ERPsVisit lab website
Andrew DaneYesNochildren & adolescents aggression; problem gambling; parenting; temperament
Veena DwivediYesNobehavioural and electrophysiological investigations of language, especially with respect to sentence processingVisit lab website
Stephen EmrichYesYescognitive neuroscience; visual working memory; attention; perception; ERPs; fMRIVisit lab website
Angela EvansYesNodevelopment of deception behaviours; interviewing children; social-cognitive development; executive functioningVisit lab website
Dawn GoodYesNocognitive neuropsychology; physiological; traumatic brain injury; attention; memoryVisit lab website
William HallYesYesdiversity; inclusion; genderVisit lab website
Gordon HodsonYesYesintergroup relations; prejudice; stereotyping; discrimination, personality, individual differences; intergroup contact, dehumanization; disgust; anxiety, empathyVisit lab website
Caitlin MahyYesYesdevelopment of prospective memory; children’s episodic future thinking; executive functioning;  theory of mind; lifespan developmentVisit lab website
Cheryl McCormickYesNodevelopmental neuroendocrinology in rodents; sex hormones; stress hormones; aggressive behaviour; drugs of abuse; social behaviour; adolescent & pubertal development. 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 or the Psychology program.Visit lab website
Catherine MondlochNoN/Aface recognition; emotional expressions; perceptual development; perceiving in- versus out-group faces; attentional mechanisms; lifespan development.Visit lab website
Cameron Muirbehavioural neuroendocrinology; reproductive and stress physiology
Tim MurphyYesNosleep deprivation; ERPs; risk assessment; performance monitoringVisit lab website
GaryPickeringYesNopsychophysics; taste, olfaction; genetics of chemosensory perception; wine
Sid SegalowitzNoN/Aemotional and cognitive self-regulation/social-neuroscience issues using electrophysiology (EEG, ERP), especially in the context of developmentVisit lab website
Elizabeth ShulmanYesYesadolescent development; psychosocial maturation; reward sensitivity; risk-taking; decision-making; juvenile justiceVisit lab website
Sabrina ThaiYesYessocial comparison; close relationships; experience sampling methodologyVisit lab website
Teena WilloughbyYesNoadolescent development; resilience; risk taking; academic underachievement; mental healthVisit lab website