News & Stories

March 7, 2019
Congratulations to ECPS Associate Professor Dr. Sterett Mercer

Please join the Department in congratulating Dr. Sterett Mercer, Associate Professor in ECPS, and his colleagues for being awarded a $2.4 Million research grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health to support their 5-year research project Reducing Youth Violence and Racism/Discrimination: The Efficacy of Comprehensive Prevention Strategies (CPS). Funded through the NIH’s Minority Health and Health Disparities […]
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January 14, 2019
Congratulations to ECPS Associate Professor Robinder Bedi

Congratulations to ECPS Associate Professor Robinder Bedi for being awarded a grant from The Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race (Division 45 of the American Psychological Association) in its inaugural small research grants program. Dr. Bedi’s project: “Yatra” (The Journey): Integrating Family Yoga into a Group Counseling: Program for South Asian Men […]
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Congratulations to ECPS Professor Anita Hubley

Congratulations to ECPS Professor Anita Hubley for becoming the Associate Editor of Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences (MISS). MISS is a BioMed Central (BMC) interdisciplinary scholarly journal for the social sciences published by Springer Press. The journal publishes high-quality, open access measurement instruments intended for scientific use across various disciplines (e.g., sociology, psychology, education, […]
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December 19, 2018
Welcome Dr. Cynthia Glidden-Tracey

We are pleased and excited to welcome Dr. Cynthia Glidden-Tracey Dr. Cynthia Glidden-Tracey will join us as a tenure – track Instructor in Counselling Psychology on January 1, 2019. Dr. Glidden-Tracey previously held an appointment as the clinical faculty of the Arizona State University Counseling and Counseling Psychology programs in the USA. Bio: Cynthia Glidden-Tracey specializes […]
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Welcome Dr. Surita Jhangiani

We are pleased and excited to welcome Dr. Surita Jhangiani! As announced at the November department meeting, Dr. Jhangiani  will join us as a tenure – track Instructor in Human Development, Learning and Culture on January 1, 2019. Dr. Jhangiani is already a valued member at ECPS where she has served as a 12 month […]
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November 16, 2018
Congratulations to ECPS Assistant Professor Vicki Knight

Congratulations to ECPS Assistant Professor Vicki Knight for winning the 2019 Research Award by the Division on Autism & Developmental Disabilities (DADD) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). The Council is a organization composed of researchers and practitioners committed to enhancing the quality of life of individuals, especially children and youth, with autism, intellectual disability, and other developmental disabilities. This […]
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November 15, 2018
Congratulations to ECPS Professor and Distinguished University Scholar Bruno D. Zumbo

In 2018, Bruno D. Zumbo, Professor and Distinguished University Scholar at the University of British Columbia, was honored with the distinction Pioneer in Quality of Life Research by the International Society for Quality of Life Studies (ISQOLS) for having made substantial contributions to measurement and research methodology impacting on the field of Quality of Life […]
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November 9, 2018
Congratulations to ECPS Associate Professor Sterett H. Mercer

Congratulations to ECPS Associate Professor Sterett H. Mercer for winning the Shapiro Mid-Career Scholar Award from the Society for the Study of School Psychology (jointly with Milena Keller-Margulis at University of Houston). The award will provide two years of funding to work with a mentor, Steve Graham at Arizona State University, on advancing our programmatic work […]
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November 1, 2018
Congratulations to ECPS Assistant Professor Vicki Knight

Congratulations to ECPS Assistant Professor Vicki Knight for winning the 2018 UBC Hampton New Faculty Grant for her research Enhancing communication and coding of children with ASD and their peers through shared interests in robotics. The award is designed to provide start-up funding to new scholars seeking to establish their initial research programs. For more information […]
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October 26, 2018
Congratulations to Aloysius Anyichie!

Congratulations to Aloysius Anyichie, ECPS’ HDLC Ph.D. Candidate, for being awarded the Studying and Self-Regulated Learning SIG of AERA’s 2018 Graduate Student Research Award (GSRA). The award recognizes Aloysius Anyichie and co-author Dr. Deborah Butler for their contribution to the field of education through their paper Culturally Responsive Teaching and Self-Regulated Learning: An Integrated Approach to Supporting […]
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August 21, 2018
Interdisciplinary Consultation New Course

The course will include skills for working with individuals, groups and organizational clients as well as across settings (e.g., schools, community organizations and hospitals), with their unique timetables and goals.
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August 3, 2018
Welcome to Dr. Ed Kroc

Dr. Kroc is joining ECPS Department as a One-Year Term Assistant Professor in Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology
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June 28, 2018
Welcome to Dr. Vicki Knight!

Dr. Knight has more than 20 years of experience working with students who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
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June 27, 2018
Promotion of Three ECPS Faculty Members

These promotions will be effective by July 1st, 2018.
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May 28, 2018
Congratulations to ECPS Graduate Student Randip Gill

The award is presented each year to a small number of graduate students who have made outstanding contributions to teaching and learning at UBC.
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