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Caroline Fitzpatrick

Canada Research Chair in Digital Media Use by Children and Its Implications for Promoting Togetherness: An Ecosystemic Approach, Université de Sherbrooke

Caroline Fitzpatrick is a professor of child development at the Université de Sherbrooke in the faculty of education and visiting research fellow at the University of Johannesburg in the department of childhood education. She is also the holder of the Tier 2 Canada research Chair on Digital media use by children and its implications for promoting togetherness: an ecosystemic approach. Her research aims to better understand the consequences of child and youth media habits on physical, cognitive, and social development. In 2023 she was awarded the Tremplin award for her exceptional contribution to research in the social sciences.


  • –present
    Professor of psychology, Concordia University


  • 2012 
    Université de Montréal, Psychoeducation


Canada Research Chair