Meet the Team
Dr. Kristen Dunfield
B.A., (Hon), University of Calgary, 2004
M.A., Queen’s University, 2006
Ph.D., Queen's University, 2010
Associate Professor, Concordia University, 2018 - present
Assistant Professor, Concordia University, 2013 - 2018
Post Doctoral fellow, the Ohio State University, 2012-2013
Awards & Recognitions:
Concordia University Research Award (Category A), Strategic Research Cluster: The Person and Society, 2017
THE RESEARCH TEAM
Leading SSHRC-funded research examining the influence of children's early social experiences on their cognitive development. Maxine is particularly interested in the developmental origins of gender stereotypes about ability.
Maxine Iannuccilli is a SSHRC Storytellers Top 25 Finalist & Concordia University’s 2022 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) PhD Winner. Take a look at her winning presentation here!.
You can reach Maxine on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Involved in a multi-institutional Open Research Area (ORA) project exploring the early development of prosocial behaviour. Examining the existence of a knowledge-behaviour gap across the varieties of prosocial behaviour in young children.
GRIN Grant Recipient (2022)
Master's Program SSHRC Award Recipient (2021)
Researching early social cognition, the development of prosocial behavior, and prosocial expectations. Cole is particularly interested in the help-seeking behaviors of children, and why some children may or may not reach out for help when they need it.
Nadia Chaudhri Wingspan Award (2022)
Goldberg Award for Child Development
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Ph.D. student, Queen's University.
Tara's research looks at social cognitive development in early childhood, with a focus on how shyness affects children's prosocial behaviour.
You can reach Tara by email.