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Tina Malti

Principal Investigator

Tina Malti,  Ph.D.

Tina Malti is Professor of Psychology and Founding Director of the Laboratory for Social-Emotional Development and Intervention at the University of Toronto. She is a registered clinical psychologist in Ontario (Canada) and Zug (Switzerland).

 

Her research focuses on social-emotional development, aggression, and child mental health. Ultimately, her work aims to inform intervention practices that are sensitive to the developmentally diverse needs of children, support social-emotional development, and reduce the negative effects of exposure to violence in children facing multiple forms of adversity.

 

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Laboratory Members

Dr. Ju-Hyun Song
Tyler Colasante
Dr. Connie Cheung

Dr. Ju-Hyun Song

Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Dr. Tyler Colasante

Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Dr. Connie Cheung

Knowledge Mobilization Manager /

Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Dr. Linlin Zhang
Sebastian P. Dys

Dr. Linlin Zhang

Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Dr. Marc Jambon

Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Sebastian P. Dys

PhD Student

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Joanna Peplak
Erinn Acland
Eleanor Myatt

Joanna Peplak

PhD Student

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Erinn Acland

PhD Student

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Eleanor Myatt

MA Student

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Samantha Rundle
Danah Elsayed

Justine Ziolkowski

Lab Manager

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Samantha Rundle

Research Coordinator

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Danah Elsayed

Honours Thesis Student

 

Tehreem Mehmood
Alexandra Rondinone
Nirma Jbara

Tehreem Mehmood

Honours Thesis Student

 

Alexandra Rondinone

ROP Student

 

Amanda Marcinowska

ROP Student

 

Nirma Jbara
Samantha Martino-Sitarz
Veronika Orsanska

Stefania Mariani

ROP Student

 

Samantha Martino-Sitarz

Research Assistant

 

Veronika Orsanska

Research Assistant

 

Akpene Kutuadu
Mishika Mehrotra
Parnika Celly

Akpene Kutuadu

Research Assistant

 

Mishika Mehrotra

Research Assistant

 

Parnika Celly

Research Assistant

 

Anjali Suri
Victoria Troisi
Hazel Ngo

Anjali Suri

Research Assistant

 

Victoria Troisi

Research Assistant

 

Hazel Ngo

Research Assistant

 

Elizabeth Drysdale
Samantha Pena
Sihan Zheng

Elizabeth Drysdale

Research Assistant

 

Samantha Pena

Research Assistant

 

Sihan Zheng

Research Assistant

 

Ganeesha Sivakumaran
Nirma Jbara
Hannah Bride

Ganeesha Sivakumaran

Research Assistant

 

Nirma Jbara

Research Assistant

 

Hannah Bride

Research Assistant

 

Maarya Abdulkarim
Durga Ramesh
Lab Pictures

Maarya Abdulkarim

Research Assistant

 

Durga Ramesh

Research Assistant

 

Lab Pictures

 

Lab Alumni

Post-Doctoral Fellows (Selection)

 

Antonio Zuffiano (2014-2015)

Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Department of Psychology, Liverpool Hope University, UK

 

Lixian Cui (2013-2015)

Assistant Professor, Institute for Social Development, New York University Shanghai, China

 

Ella Daniel (2012-2013)

Assistant Professor, School of Education, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

 

Margit Averdijk (2011-2014; co-supervisor)

Senior Research Scientist, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland

 

Ingrid Obsuth (2013-2014; co-supervisor)

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Cambridge, UK

 

 

Ph.D. Advisees (Selection)

 

Tyler Colasante (present)

Postdoctoral Student, University of Toronto

 

Maria Paula Chaparro (2015; co-supervision)

Clinical Psychologist, Toronto

 

Annekatrin Steinhoff (2014; co-supervision)

Postdoctoral Student, University of Zurich

 

Hyunji Kim (2013; co-supervision)

Postdoctoral Student, York University

 

Christine Nguyen (2013; co-supervision)

Ph.D. Student, University of Toronto

 

 

Master’s Thesis Advisees (Selection)

 

Joanna Peplak (2015)

Ph.D. Student, University of Toronto

 

Sebastian Dys (2013)

Ph.D. Student, University of Toronto

 

Sophia Ongley (2012)

Teacher, Vancouver, Canada

 

Sarah Kuenzler (2011)

School Psychologist, Switzerland

 

Corsin Caglia (2011)

Clinical Psychologist, Switzerland

 

Anai Fernandez (2010)

School Psychologist, Switzerland

 

 

Undergraduate Students (Selection; more than 200 students supervised at UofT since 2010)

 

Ayah Ellithy (2017)

M.A. Student, Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Toronto

 

Belinda Tanuwijaya (2017)

M.A. Student, Child Study and Human Development, Tufts University, Boston

 

Iren Karki (2017)

M.A. Student, Counselling Psychology, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Vancouver

 

Anisha Aery (2017)

M.A. Student, Counselling Psychology, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Vancouver

 

Martin Atanasovski (2012)

M.A. Student, Counselling Psychology, Yorkville University, New Brunswick

 

Cristina Martan (2016)

M.Ed. Student, University of Toronto (OISE)

 

Shabana Omar (2015)

M.A. Student, Counselling Psychology, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Vancouver

 

Elizabeth Clancy (2015)

M.A. Student, Psychology & Neurology, Guelph University

 

Jessica Chuang (2015)

M.A. Student, Occupational Therapy, Western University

 

Chrystal Colquhoun (2014)

M.A. Student, Teaching, Learning, and Development, Brock University

 

Alyssa Saiphoo (2014)

M.A. Student, Social Psychology, Ryerson University

 

Michal Bak (2013)

Ph.D. Student, Developmental Psychology, Western University

 

Michelle Rodrigues (2013)

M.A. Student, School and Clinical Child Psychology, University of Toronto (OISE)

 

Matthew Medeiros (2013)

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology, University of Toronto

 

Nisreen Khambati (2013)

M.A. Student, Developmental Psychology and Clinical Practice, Anne Freud Centre, London, UK

 

Isabella Schwyzer (2013)

M.A. Student, University of Zurich

 

Navneet Hundal (2013)

M.A. Student, Education, York University

 

Behzad Eshghi (2013)

Ph.D. Student, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

 

Nick Hobson (2012)

Ph.D. Student, University of Toronto, Scarborough

 

Bushra Bayan (2013)

M.A. Student, Occupational Therapy, Queen’s University

 

Amani Saleh (2011)

Ph.D. Student, City University, London

 

Leyla Javam (2011)

Ph.D. Student, University of Toronto (OISE)

 

Visiting Scholars

Professors

 

Mari Hasegawa (2018)

Yokohama City University, Japan

 

Luciano Gasser (2015)

University of Teacher Education, Lucerne, Switzerland

 

Andreas Beelmann (2014)

Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany

 

Michaela Gummerum (2013)

University of Plymouth, UK

 

Dagmar Strohmeier (2013)

University of Applied Sciences, Linz, Austria

 

Monika Keller (2011)

Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany

 

 

 

Postdoctoral Researchers

 

Stefania Sette (2015)

University of Rome, Italy

 

Milena Marzano (2012)

University of Bari, Italy

 

 

 

Graduate Students

 

Shazza Ali (2018)

University of Kent, UK

 

Anouk van Dijk (2015-2016)

Utrecht University, The Netherlands

 

Jeannine Gruetter (2014-2015)

University of Zurich, Switzerland

 

Marieke de Bruine (2014-2015)

University of Leiden, The Netherlands

 

Marta Nola (2014)

University of Pavia, Italy

 

Dorinde Jansma (2014)

University of Groningen, The Netherlands

 

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