Prospective Students

2023-2024: We are looking for ambitious student collaborators who value scholarship, challenge, and cutting-edge research experience to join the ADL team. In addition to our high volume of extant data for asking secondary research questions including our recently concluded 5-year longitudinal study of adolescents, over the next 5 years we will be collecting dat for a new longitudinal data on adolescent digital emotion regulation and conflict dynamics with parents (see Research page).

You should apply IF you:

  • work well independently and collaboratively

  • want to understand human social and emotional development as a process that unfolds over time

  • have an interest in the complexities of interpersonal dynamics, multivariate time series, and/or dynamic systems modelling

  • write well already but are interested in developing this skill even more

  • will dedicate your efforts toward one of the ADL core research themes: emotion regulation, parental emotion socialization, development in the digital age

See this video for info about the Queen's Department of Psychology Developmental Program and the video below on the Adolescent Dynamics Lab.

Post-doctoral Researchers

The ADL is always interested in supporting post-doctoral researchers via SSHRC or Queen's funding awards.

Undergraduate Students

Interested undergraduate students can apply to be a volunteer by completing and returning the application form (Word doc, 71 KB).

Graduate Student Training

We are only seeking graduate students who wish to join the Developmental Program. The training focus is to foster excellence in sophisticated research techniques and, most importantly, communication. I encourage students to publish and present. The goal is for the 6 years of MSc/PhD to result in a minimum of 6 publications: first year project, master's thesis, 3 PhD dissertation manuscripts, and comprehensive examination paper. Motivated students are well on their way to more than that. The reason? My job is to make sure that my students have as many opportunities as possible upon completion of the degree. A successful publication record, opportunities to collaborate with international researchers, and other experiences related to student goals (e.g., psychoeducational interventions, teaching) provide the best chance of getting an interview, postdoc, or landing the next job.


Watch a video about the Adolescent Dynamics Lab