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Damien C Cormier, PhD, RPsych

Associate Professor


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