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Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Presentation

"School Start Time: Research, Advocacy, and School Policymaking"

Presented by: Dr. Joseph Buckhalt, Auburn University, Alabama, U.S.

Location: Group Testing Room, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University.

Dr. Buckhalt is the Wayne T. Smith Distinguished Professor at Auburn University, Alabama, United States. His program of research is focused on factors that exacerbate risk for academic failure and social maladjustment in school-age children.  He has published over 200 peer-reviewed publications with many of these publications examining how sleep impacts children’s development and well-being. He is visiting Halifax as the external examiner for the PhD dissertation defence of Fiona Davidson in the Clinical Psychology PhD program.

Questions? Contact penny.corkum@dal.ca.