Children and Babies

Dr. Wendy Hall, RN, PhD

Dr. Wendy Hall, RN, PhD

Professor Emeritus

children’s sleep, parenting, behavioral sleep problems, insomnia,

Niamh Kelly, PhD

Associate Professor

Science education from pre-school to university,
balancing family and professional life, women in science

Janet Werker

Janet Werker

Professor and Canada Research Chair

Infancy, speech perception, early language acquisition, bilingualism, baby development, infant development

Paul Kershaw, PhD

Paul Kershaw, PhD

Associate Professor

Child care, parental leave, work-life balance, social policy, social care, social citizenship, responsibilities and rights, gender and politics, income assistance, child benefit package, social inclusion, neighbourhood effects on child development, Canadian federalism

Dr. Rita Irwin, EdD

Dr. Rita Irwin, EdD

Professor

Arts education, arts teacher education, teacher education, arts based research, research creation, artists-in-residence, community engagement, diversity, international education, refugee education

Prof. Dixon Sookraj, PhD

Prof. Dixon Sookraj, PhD

Associate Professor

Social welfare policy, international social work education,

Dr. Helen Brown, PhD, RN

Dr. Helen Brown, PhD, RN

Associate Professor

health and social equity for rural and remote Indigenous communities; maternal and child health for rural and remote women

Carla Hudson Kam, PhD

Professor & Canada Research Chair

Language development, second language acquisition, critical periods for learning, input and language learning, language learning and language change, children’s books

Leslie Paris

Associate Professor

History of American childhood, history of American summer camps

Dr. Mariana Brussoni, PhD

Dr. Mariana Brussoni, PhD

Associate Professor

Child development, parenting, outdoor play, risky play, risk taking, risk perception, early childhood education, injury prevention,

Deborah Money, BSc, MD, FRCSC

Executive Vice-Dean

Infection and pregnancy, HPV vaccine and cervical cancer prevention, HIV in women, HIV in pregnancy

Michael Klein

Emeritus Professor of Family Practice and Pediatrics

Maternity and newborn care, meta-analysis, pediatrics, family practice

Kiley Hamlin

Kiley Hamlin

Assistant Professor

Infancy, cognitive development, social cognition, moral development

Martin Guhn, PhD

Assistant Professor

Wellbeing of children and youth, social determinants of developmental health, social and cultural community and neighborhood effects on child development, music and emotion

Elizabeth Taylor, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Infertility, reproductive health, in-vitro fertilization (IVF), gynecology, surgery

Mona Gleason, PhD

Professor

History of childhood, history of education, history of children’s medical treatment in Canada, history of women in Canada, history of gender and sexuality

Andrew Scott Baron, PhD

Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology

Cognitive development, infancy, childhood, adolescence, racism, race, stereotypes, cooperation, bias, innateness, science education, multiculturalism, gender, ethnicity, neuromarketing, attitudes, preferences, psychology

Pat Mirenda, PhD, RN

Professor

autism spectrum disorder; positive behaviour support; applied behaviour analysis; augmentative and alternative communication

Marie-France Delisle

Clinical Associate Professor

Prenatal procedures, intrauterine transfusion, prenatal diagnosis, fetal anomalies, multiple pregnancies, prematurity, clinical trials

Rajavel Elango, PhD

Assistant Professor

Protein nutrition, maternal-fetal nutrition, childhood malnutrition, amino acid metabolism, human nutrition, healthy eating, healthy diet