ECPS Graduate Advisors:
Research Methodology GAA
Minjeong Park: firstname.lastname@example.org
Provide support for research methodology and statistical software for ECPS graduate students and faculty. For personalized assistance, you can request a one-on-one appointment via email.
*Please email to schedule an appointment.
Program Area Peer Advisors & Assistants
Lauren Currie: email@example.com
Lauren is currently and Master’s of Arts student in the Counselling Psychology program.
Please make appointments for advising on admissions to the Counselling Psychology Program via email.
Responds to emails and telephone inquiries from potential applicants; establishes weekly appointment times for meeting applicants; updates current information of admissions criteria (website); updates equivalencies list of prerequisite courses; assists with group information sessions; assists with vetting equivalency requests of prerequisite courses
Negar Khodarahmi: firstname.lastname@example.org
Negar Khodarahmi completed a MA in Early Childhood Education at UBC focusing on Trauma-informed Practice in early learning settings. She is currently a Ph.D. student in the Human Development, Learning, and Culture program in the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology & Special Education at UBC.
As the HDLC Student Area Advisor, Negar will provide support and advice for HDLC students on topics related to university life, including helping students navigate the Faculty of Education, ECPS Department, and HDLC Program procedures.
Ryan Ji: email@example.com
Xuejun (Ryan) Ji is a current Ph.D. student in Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology (MERM).His research focuses on diagnostic classification modelling measurement validity, automated marking of constructed response items and the impacts of ecological, socioemotional, and cognitive factors on human development.
Laura Vincent: firstname.lastname@example.org
Laura completed her M.Sc. in Psychology in Florida, conducting studies in developmental and neuroscience. Following employment as a biology researcher at the biotech company NeuroInitiative (https://neuroinitiative.com/index.php), Laura aided in research studying the social integration of children with ADHD in the BC school system. This year, Laura is serving as the School Psychology Peer Advisor. Her interests include social development, psychoeducational assessment, and cognitive neuroscience. In her free time, Laura enjoys sketching, painting, vocal performance, and hiking.
As the SACP Peer Advisor, Laura will provide support and advice for SACP students on topics related to university life, communicating between faculty and students, and help students navigate the Faculty of Education, ECPS Department, and SACP Program procedures.
Bhagyalaxmi Velugu: email@example.com
Bhagyalaxmi Velugu is first year PhD student in Special Education. Her interests are teaching children with diverse abilities, inclusive education, alternate models of school education.
Bhagyalaxmi has an MA in Education from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, MA in English and Bachelors in Commerce from Mumbai University. Her professional experience includes academic research, teaching and guiding undergraduate and graduate students and project management. She has also worked in the corporate sector for about 11 years in different domains and profiles.
- Student Financial Assistance and Awards
- Equity Office (complaints regarding discrimination and harassment)
- Counselling Services (counselling, consultation and referral services)
- Student Health Service
- UBC Chaplains
- Office of the Ombudsperson for Students (works with UBC community members to ensure students are treated fairly)
- Graduate Student Society (GSS) Advocacy Office
- Alma Mater Society (AMS) Ombuds Office
- Child Care Services
- Information for families (child care, enrolling children in school, partner involvement strategies, and parents’ rights and responsibilities)
Professional Development / Academic Support
- Graduate Pathways to Success (GPS): (non-credit workshops, seminars, and other activities)
- English language support
- Career Services
- Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT)