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Damien Cormier, PhD

Assistant Professor


Educational Psychology

About Me

Ph.D., Educational Psychology—School Psychology, University of Minnesota.

M.A., Educational Psychology—School Psychology, University of Minnesota.

B.A., Psychology Honours, University of Manitoba.


Psychological and Educational Assessment: Applied psychometrics, with a particular focus on measuring human cognitive abilities (i.e. cognitive processes, intelligence) and academic achievement (i.e. learning). Secondary areas of interests include: technological advancements in the assessment of student performance (e.g. automated essay scoring, computer adaptive testing) and quantitative methods.

Learning and Development: The relationships between cognitive abilities and learning, predicting response to academic interventions, targeted educational supports for struggling learners, and developmental psychopathology. 

School Psychology – Training and Professional Issues: Training issues/challenges in school and clinical child psychology, with a primary focus on assessment. Areas of interest include psycho-educational assessment practices, report writing, test administration and interpretation.

EDPY 304: Adolescent Development and Learning

EDPY 521: Foundations of Psychological Assessment

EDPY 545: Individual Psychological Assessment

EDPY 597: School-Based Interventions and Counselling

EDPY 640: Developmental Psychopathology