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Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in Determinants of Child Development, Owerko Centre at the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute, University of Calgary

Dr. Madigan is a Clinical Psychologist, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Determinants of Child Development at the University of Calgary and the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute. Her research is primarily focused on understanding how early experiences can help and/or hinder children’s early learning and social environments. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles describing innovative methods and approaches to understanding determinants of child development. She is the recent recipient of the World Association for Infant Mental Health Early Career Award, as well as the Killam Emerging Research Leader award. Her work has been widely covered in the media, including The New York Times, TIME, The Guardian, BBC, CBC, and The Globe and Mail. Dr. Madigan's research is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the Canada Research Chairs program.

Experience

  • –present
    Canada Research Chair in Determinants of Child Development, University of Calgary

Education

  • 2007 
    Western, Clinical Psychology

Honours

Canada Research Chair in Determinants of Child Development