Professor and Canada Research Chair, Children’s Mental Health and Violence Prevention

vaillancourt-tracy-4Faculty of Education and School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences

University of Ottawa

Ottawa, ON

Canada K1N 6N5



Tel: 613-562-5800 x4134



Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt is a Canada Research Chair in Children’s Mental Health and Violence Prevention at the University of Ottawa in the Faculty of Education and the School of Psychology.  She is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour at McMaster University and a core member of the Offord Centre for Child Studies. Dr. Vaillancourt’s research examines the links between aggression and bio-psychosocial functioning and mental health, with particular focus on bully-victim relations. Dr. Vaillancourt is currently leading a Community-University Research Alliance on the prevention and intervention of bullying which is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.


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