Concordia University Research Chair in Psychology (Tier 1)
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Science
Dr. Lisa Serbin is a native of New York City. She was educated entirely in the United States, receiving her B.A. in Psychology from Reed College in Portland, Oregon and her Ph.D. in Psychology (Clinical) from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She moved to Montreal in 1978 to join Concordia's Psychology department. Dr. Serbin is currently the Director of the renowned Centre de recherche en développement humain (CRDH), a research 'centre of excellence' funded under Quebec's Regroupements stratégiques program, which is headquartered at Concordia's Loyola campus.
Dr. Serbin's present research involves a continuation of her longitudinal projects on child development and developmental psychopathology, women's health, and the social and environmental factors in the transfer of health and developmental risk from parent to child.
After twenty-five years as a faculty member at Concordia, Dr. Serbin has established herself as one of the University's stars in research. Some of her more important achievements include: