People - Current Lab Members


Director: Professor Susan Rvachew



Doctoral Students:


  • Pegah Athari, 2015-present
  • Tanya Matthews, M.A., CCC-SLP, Doctoral candidate, 2012-present
  • Kathrin Rees, Doctoral candidate, 2010-present


  • App Developers


  • Alex Herbay (doctoral student from Neurocognition of Language Lab (Dr. Steinhauer) and Neurolinguistics Lab (Dr. Baum)), 2015-present


  • Research Assistants:

  • Lizzie Carolan, B.A., 2014-present
  • Sara Perillo, B.Sc., spring 2016-present


  • Volunteers:

  • Lucino Chiafullo
  • Nadila Gagnacci
  • Maggie Haughey
  • Valerie Kula

  • Past Lab Members


    Professional Staff:


  • Elisabeth Christe, M.Sc., S-LP (C)
  • Claudine Jonacas, M.Sc.(A), S-LP (C)
  • Kelly Montgomery, M.Sc., S-LP (C)
  • Joelle Chagnon, M.Sc., S-LP (C) and Video Producer and Editor
  • Marie Desmarteau, Lab Coordinator
  • Jessica Whitely, Lab Coordinator
  • Meghan Braun, M.Sc., S-LP (C)


  • Post-Doctoral Fellows:


  • Christina Tausch, Ph.D., 2012–2013
  • Alexandra Marques, Ph.D., 2010–2014
  • Meghan Clayards, Ph.D., 2009–2010
  • Douglas Shiller, Ph.D., 2007–2009
  • Andrea MacLeod, Ph.D., 2006–2007
  • Karen Mattock, Ph.D., 2004–2006


  • Doctoral Students:


  • Kendall Kolne, 2011–2015 (co-supervised with Laura Gonnerman)
  • Françoise Brosseau-Lapré, Ph.D., 2007-2013
  • Absulsalam Alhaidary, Ph.D., 2006-2012
  • Jennifer Mortimer, Ph.D., 2004-2008
  • Pi-Yu Chiang, Ph.D., 2003-2010


  • Applied Research Master's Students:


  • Marla Folden, B.A., M.Sc.A., 2016
  • Kalyna Franko, M.Sc.A., summer 2015
  • Mary-Ann Lacey, M.Sc.A., summer 2015
  • Meagan Buttle, M.Sc.A., 2014
  • Larissa Der, M.Sc.A., 2014
  • Danya Hiob, M.Sc.A., 2014
  • Roxana Ibrahim, M.Sc.A., 2014
  • Elizabeth Murphy, M.Sc.A., 2014
  • Suzanne Read, M.Sc.A., 2014
  • Céliane Trudel, M.Sc.A., 2014
  • Emalee Mann, M.Sc .A., summer 2013
  • Lianne Morier, M.Sc.A., summer 2013
  • Amanda Ovadia, M.Sc.A, 2013
  • Elisa Bucurel, M.Sc.A., summer 2012
  • Catherine Clémence, M.Sc.A., 2012
  • Tara Commandeur, M.Sc.A., 2012
  • Jillian Miss, M.Sc.A, 2012
  • Hannah Jacobs, M.Sc.A, summer 2010
  • Amanda Langdon, M.Sc., 2010
  • Emilie Leroux, M.Sc.A, summer 2010
  • Katherine Laukys, M.Sc.A, summer 2009/winter 2010
  • Daniel Dickson, M.Sc.A., summer 2009
  • Sarah Roy, M.Sc.A., summer 2009/winter 2010
  • Marianne Paul, M.Sc. (thesis), 2007–2009
  • Natalia Evans, M.Sc.A, May 2004–August 2004
  • Alyssa Ohberg, M.Sc. (thesis), 2003–2006
  • Sara Turner, M.Sc.A, summer 2003/winter 2004
  • Meghann Grawburg, M.Sc. (thesis), 2001–2004
  • Nicole Blanchet, M.Sc.A, summer 2001/winter 2002


  • Research Assistants:


  • Melanie Orellana, B.A., 2014-2016
  • Omar Orbegozo Zavala, B.A., summer 2016
  • Roxane Carrière, 2013-2014
  • Charlotte Guillet, 2013-2014
  • Sarah Justine Leduc-Villeneuve, 2013
  • Lianne Morier, 2013
  • Eugénie Préfontaine, 2013
  • Raphaëlle Curis, 2012-2014
  • Émilie Leroux, 2010
  • Joëlle Chagnon, 2009
  • Annie Jaques, 2009-2010
  • Rachel Morasse, 2009-2010
  • Shauna Flynn, 2008-2009
  • Kanwar Anit Signh Saini, 2008-2010
  • Tamara Stein, 2008-2009


  • Volunteers:


    Alissa Azzimaturo, Jessica Biondi, Olivia Bouskill, Emily Brady, Clancy Budiak-Jarvie, Jennifer Chan, Myra Cox, Nicholas Cunningham, Natalia Evans, Rose-Milord Fleurissaint, Stéphanie Girard, Emily Goodwin, Jade Hellman, Joan Heyding, Debbie Hughes, Sujin Lim, Stéphanie Luna, Leah Modlin, Rebecca Nishimura, Catherine Norsworthy, Courtney Paul, Alele Rangel, Eleanor Roff, Dianne Roy, Alysha Serviss, Rishanthi Sivakumaran