Tracy Vaillancourt

Tracy Vaillancourt
Tracy Vaillancourt
Full Professor
Professor - Cross appointments

LMX 424
613-562-5800 ext. 4134

Professor Tracy Vaillancourt holds the Canada Research Chair in School-Based Mental Health and Violence Prevention. She is a full professor in the Faculty of Education, a cross-appointed full professor in Counselling Psychology and the School of Psychology, and a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance (CIGI). Professor Vaillancourt's research examines the links between bullying and mental health, with a particular focus on social neuroscience. Her work is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada, and the Ontario Mental Health Foundation. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a member of Public Safety Canada's National Expert Committee on Countering Radicalization to Violence.

Research interests

  • Aggression
  • Bullying in schools
  • Social neuroscience
  • Mental health (children)