It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Jodi Vijloen, the Associate Director of the Institute for the Reduction of Youth Violence. Jodi was a valued colleague, a cherished mentor, and a brilliant scholar. Jodi’s students and collaborators will continue to manage her current projects and advance her vision to support youth involved in the criminal justice system. Questions regarding administrative matters may be sent to the Chair of the Department of Psychology (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Assistant to the Chair (email@example.com). Questions regarding research may be sent to Dr. Adam Blanchard (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Robert McMahon, PhD, Director of the IRYV, was selected as a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). This honor reflects “sustained outstanding contributions to the advancement of psychological science.”
Robert McMahon, PhD, Director of the IRYV, was selected by the Society of Prevention Research as the winner of the 2020 Presidential Award. The SPR Presidential Award is a “lifetime achievement” award for a significant body of research or theory in prevention science that has had a major impact on the field.
Natalie Goulter, PhD, former Postdoctoral Fellow of the IRYV, has been promoted to a University Research Associate at SFU. Congratulations, Natalie! We are very glad to have you on our research team.
Yao Zheng, PhD, former Postdoctoral Fellow of the IRYV, is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Alberta. Congratulations, Yao!
Dave Pasalich, PhD, a former Postdoctoral Fellow of the IRYV, has accepted a Lecturer position in the Research School of Psychology at The Australian National University. Congratulations, Dave! We wish you the best and look forward to continued research collaborations.