Maria Rogers is an adjunct professor in the Counselling Psychology Program at the University of Ottawa, and the Canada Research Chair in Child and Youth Mental Health and Well-being at Carleton University. She primarily studies the learning and school outcomes for youth who display neurodevelopmental and mental health difficulties from early childhood to late adolescence. Dr. Rogers bridges the disciplines of Psychology and Education through a program of community-engaged research, with a focus on the role of relationships in supporting children’s learning and mental health. Dr. Rogers is the former chair of the Educational and School Psychology Section of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) and former recipient of the CPA Award for Outstanding Contributions to Family Psychology. She is a prolific scholar with over 50 papers published in peer-reviewed journals and is the recipient of several national research grants. Dr. Rogers is also a registered clinical psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario and l’ordre des psychologues du Québec. She is a member of the NunatuKavut Inuit community of Southern Labrador, and works clinically with several Indigenous communities in Ontario and Québec.