Professor Profiles


Damien C Cormier, PhD, RPsych

Associate Professor, Director of Training (School and Clinical Child Psychology)


Educational Psychology

About Me

PhD, Educational Psychology—School Psychology, University of Minnesota.

MA, Educational Psychology—School Psychology, University of Minnesota.

BA (Hons), Psychology, University of Manitoba.


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

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.

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 518/519: Individual Psychological Assessment

EDPY 527: School-Based Interventions and Counselling

EDPY 640: Developmental Psychopathology