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

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

Psychology and Neuroscience Department, Dalhousie University

personology, social cognition, philosophical psychology, history of psychology


Marchand, Yannick 
MCS (Univ. of Paris), PhD (Compiegne, France)

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


Birnie, Kathryn
BA (Calgary), PhD (Dalhousie)

Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Cummings School of Medicine
University of Calgary

pediatric pain, child health, family factors, knowledge mobilization, health systems

Mazerolle, Erin
BSC, MSc, PhD (Dalhousie)

Psychology Department
St. Francis Xavier University

neuroimaging, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), calibrated fMRI, diffusion imaging, brain physiology, brain function, brain connectivity, neurovascular coupling, cerebrovascular reactivity, multiple sclerosis, essential tremor, cerebrovascular disease, dementia, reproducibility

Cawley, Elizabeth
BSc Hons (Ottawa), MSc, PhD (McGill)

Director, National Mental Health Strategy, ASEQ/STUDENTCARE
(514) 975-9493


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

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

visual system development, visual perception

Champod, Anne Sophie
BSc (Montreal), PhD (McGill)

Psychology Department
Acadia University
(902) 585-1332

neuropsychology, stroke, rehabilitation, cognition, attention, working memory

Olthuis, Janine
BA (Smith College), PhD (Dalhousie)

Psychology Department
University of New Brunswick
(506) 453-4707

anxiety, posttraumatic stress, distance delivered psychological interventions, transdiagnostic interventions, exercise and mental health, alcohol use in adolescents and young adults

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

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 

Pohlmann-Eden, Bernd 
PhD, MD (Univ. of Heidelberg)

clinical epileptogenesis, new-onset epilepsy, cognition and psychiatric comorbidity in epilepsy, advanced neuroimaging, ischemia-related seizures, mechanisms of pharmacoresistance, knowledge transfer, medical education, and didactic tools in medicine



DiGiorgio, Carla
BA (UCCB), BSC, BEd (Dalhousie), MEd(St.FX), PhD (Univ. South Australia)

School of Education, Acadia University
(902) 217-9509

learning exceptionalities and inclusion, sociocultural factors in education including parent perspectives, minority language education, research methods and action research, leadership and gender in learning, complex school systems 

Rigney, Gabrielle
BPsy-Hons, PhD (Univ. of South Australia)

Health and Applied Medical Sciences, Central Queensland University

pediatric sleep, eHealth intervention for youth

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

Psychological Services, IWK Health Centre
(902) 470-8556

child psychology


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

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

Roy-Charland, Annie
BPs, MAPs, PhD (Moncton)

École de psychologie, Université de Moncton
(506) 858-4304

social cognition, development, reading, emotional facial expressions, eye movements

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
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

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

Schellinck, Heather 
BSc, MSc, PhD (Dalhousie)

Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University

olfactory learning in animal models of neurodegenerative disease; pheromonal mechanisms in rodents

Khoury, Jennifer
BSc (Toronto), MA, PhD (Ryerson)

Psychology Departmnet
Mount Saint Vincent University

early life stress, child maltreatment, stress physiology, cortisol, emotion regulation, parent and child psychopathology, meta-analysis

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

Lackner, Christine
MSc (Queen's), PhD (Brock)

Psychology Department
Mount Saint Vincent University

Developmental neuroscience, self-regulation, executive function, adverse childhood experiences, attentional control, event-related potentials, single-subject statistics, independent components analysis

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

LoLordo, Vincent 
BA (Brown),  PhD (Pennsylvania)

Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University

learning, animal behaviour

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

MacNeil, Brad
BSc (St. FX), PhD (UNB)

Policy & Planning, Mental Health and Addictions, NSHA

group process and interventions, patient/user experience, body image and eating disorders

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