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 as a full professor in Counselling Psychology and the School of Psychology and a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance (CIGI). She is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Professor Vaillancourt's research examines the links between bullying and mental health, with a particular focus on social neuroscience. She is currently funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada, and the Ontario Mental Health Foundation.
Vaillancourt, T., Beauchamp, M., Brown, C., Buffone, P., Comeau, J., Davies, S., Figueiredo, M., Finn, C., Hargreaves, A., McDougall, P., McNamara, L., Szatmari, P., Waddell, C., Westheimer, J. & Whitley, J. (2021). Children and Schools During COVID-19 and Beyond: Engagement and Connection Through Opportunity
Journals & other
Vaillancourt, T., Szatmari, P., Georgiades, K. & Krygsman, A. (2021), The impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of Canadian children and youth, FACETS, 6, 1628-1648.
Endleman, S., Brittain, H. & Vaillancourt, T. (2021), The longitudinal associations between perfectionism and academic achievement across adolescence, International Journal of Behavioral Development, 46(2), 91-100.
Farrell, A. H. & Vaillancourt, T. (2021), Adolescent empathic concern and perspective taking: Heterogeneous developmental trajectories and childhood social and psychological factors, Journal of Personality, 89, 672– 688.
Full list of publications and other scholarly contributions.
- Bullying in schools
- Social neuroscience
- Mental health (children)