Adjunct (FGS) Appointments

Adjunct appointees are eligible for all aspects of co-supervision (with a full member of the department) of comprehensives and dissertation, and, depending upon affiliation and area of expertise/qualification, clinical practica. 

Read our Departmental Policy on these appointments.

Current Adjunct Appointees

Backman, Joan 
BA (Dalhousie), MA, PhD (Carleton)

Erica Baker Psychological Services
(902) 429-8022

learning and developmental disabilities, brain injury, neuropsychology
Marchand, Yannick 
MCS (Univ. of Paris), PhD (Compiegne, France)

computational modeling of reading, dyslexia, speech technology, event-related brain potentials

Barresi, John
BSc (Brown), MA (S. Calif), MSc, PhD (Wisconsin)

Psychology and Neuroscience Department, Dalhousie University

personology, social cognition, philosophical psychology, history of psychology


Mitchell, Donald E.
BSc, MASc (Melbourne), PhD (Berkeley)

Psychology and Neuroscience Department, Dalhousie University
(902) 494-6419

visual system development, visual perception

Chipman, Karen 
BA (UPEI), MA, PhD (Western)

Neuropsychology Service, Nova Scotia Hospital
(902) 464-6059

neuropsychology, cognitive rehabilitation, functional outcomes, aging, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), dementia and neurodegenerative disorders, schizophrenia, affective disorders, family/caregiver support

Omisade, Antonina 
BA (York), PhD (Dalhousie)

Neuropsychology (Epilepsy Services), QEII Health Sciences Centre
(902) 473-4799

clinical neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging, epilepsy, neurodegenerative disorders, assessment: early detection of cognitive impairment and lateralization of cognitive functions

Church, Elizabeth 
BA (St.John's), MA, PhD (Toronto)

School Psychology, Mount Saint Vincent University
(902) 457-6721

stepfamilies, parenting, self help, rural mental health, interprofessional collaboration

O'Neill, Patrick 
MSc, PhD (Yale)

Professor Emeritus, Acadia University

ethical decision making, community psychology

Cohen, Annabel
BA (McGill), MA, PhD (Queen's)

Department of Psychology, University of Prince Edward Island
(902) 628-4325

music perception and cognition; interdisciplinary research in singing, film music


Robertson, Erin 
BA (Mount Allison), MA, PhD (Western Ontario)

Psychology Department, Cape Breton University

Research interests:  language and reading development and disorders in children, speech perception, phonology, morphology, syntax, working memory

Conrad, Nicole

BA (Saint Mary's) PhD (McMaster)

Psychology Department, Saint Mary's University

development of reading skills, memory, cognitive and linguistic factors related to reading and spelling 

Rodger, R.S. 
MA (Edin), PhD (Queen's University, Belfast)

statistical methodology; especially the evaluation of the multiple, null contrasts against their alternatives (parametric and non-parametric), using decision-based error and detection rates

Ellsworth, Christine 
BA (McMaster), MA, PhD (Queen's)

Psychology Department, IWK Health Centre
(902) 470-8454

neurodevelopmental disorders (infants and preschoolers), early identification, parent education and support

Saint-Aubin Jean 
BA (Sherbrooke), MPs, PhD (Laval)

École de psychologie, Université de Moncton
(506) 858-4768

missing-letter effect, working memory, eye movements, shared book reading
Flanagan, Helen 
BA & BSc (McMaster), MA, PhD (York)

Psychology Department, IWK Health Centre
902 457- 5596

Intervention for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), developmental trajectories in ASD, parent coaching
Schellinck, Heather 
BSc, MSc, PhD (Dalhousie)

Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University

olfactory learning in animal models of neurodegenerative disease; pheromonal mechanisms in rodents
Gilin OoreDebra 
BSc (Northern Michigan), MA, PhD (Missouri-St. Louis)

Psychology Department, Saint Mary's University
(902) 420-5846

managerial decision making, conflict escalation and resolution, interpersonal and organizational change

Shaw, Stephen R. 
BSc (London), PhD (St. Andrews)

Psychology and Neuroscience Department, Dalhousie University
(902) 494-2886

insect sensory neurophysiology, visual optics, single neuron evolution, light- and electron-microscope neuroanatomy

Hauf, Petra 
PhD (Frankfurt)

Psychology Department, St. Francis Xavier University
(902) 867-5041

early development of action understanding, infant action control, cognitive and motor development during infancy

Smith, Steven M. 
BA (Bishop's), MA, PhD (Queen’s)

Psychology Department, Saint Mary’s University
(902) 420-5493

attitudes and persuasion, attitude change, behaviour change, health promotion, psychology and law, eyewitness identification, confession evidence, media and persuasion, media and the legal system

Ivanoff, Jason 
BSc, MA (Guelph), PhD (Dalhousie)

Psychology Department, Saint Mary’s University
(902) 491-6345

attention, decision-making, executive control, response preparation, cognitive neuroscience, functional magnetic resonance imaging, event-related potentials

Vallis, T. Michael 
BSc (Dalhousie), MA, PhD (Western)

Psychology Department, QEII Health Sciences Centre
(902) 473-4799

health psychology, diabetes, gastroenterology, cardiovascular risk reduction, obesity, motivational readiness to change, cognitive therapy


Krigolson, Olav E.
BEd, PhD (Victoria), MSc (Indiana)

School of Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education, University of Victoria
(250) 721-8381

learning, reinforcement learning, cognitive control, neuroimaging, computational neuroscience, motor control
Watt, Margo 
BA (St. FX), PhD (Dalhousie)

Psychology Department, St. Francis Xavier University
(902) 867-5215

anxiety, cognitive-behavioural interventions, health-related behaviour, forensic psychology
LoLordo, Vincent 
BA (Brown),  PhD (Pennsylvania)

Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University

learning, animal behaviour
Yoon, Myong 
BS (Seoul), PhD (Berkeley)

development of nervous systems and language
MacDonald, Wayne 
BA (St. FX), MA, PhD (Windsor)

Private Practice

learning disabilities, developmental reading disorders, pediatric and adult neuropsychology
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