Dr. Dale Stack
Dr. Dale Stack
Professor, Department of Psychology & Centre for Research on Human Development

Dr. Dale Stack is Full Professor of Psychology at Concordia University, Principal Member of the Centre for Research in Human Development, and Staff Psychologist at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Her research focuses on the development and trajectories of children at low and high risk for developmental problems and psychopathology, and on infant development (typical and at-risk), including patterns of adaptive and maladaptive transactions between mothers and very young children. Dr. Stack’s interests include: children's emotional competence; intergenerational transfer of psychosocial risk; long-term outcomes of childhood aggression and social withdrawal; development of very low birth weight preterm infants; early health and development, parenting, risk and protective factors; parent-child interactions and children's socio-emotional development. She is also involved in studies examining the roles of touch and gesture and non-verbal communication in parent-child interactions. Dr. Stack is involved in research collaborations and service roles at the provincial, national and international levels. She has served in a number of administrative and service capacities for Clinical Psychology and its academic and internship programs, and is involved in the accreditation of such programs at the national level. She currently holds research grants from SSHRC, FQRSC, and CIHR.


Department of Psychology & Centre for Research in Human Development, Concordia University
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