Katherine Pascuzzo (PhD) is a researcher at the Center for the Study of Attachment and the Family at the University of Quebec at Montreal. She is also completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the social psychology department of McGill University. Dr. Pascuzzo is currently conducting research on the longitudinal impact of insecure parent-child attachment relationships on adult adaptation, particularly in romantic relationships. She is also investigating the buffering role of implicit and explicit attachment security on future adaptation, at both the personal and interpersonal levels.
Vanessa Lecompte is currently doing her Ph.D under the supervision of Dr. Moss in the research profile. She is interested in how different aspects of marital discord influence later child adaptation and how parent-child attachment interacts with the previous association. She is also interested in the developmental trajectory of these children.
Michèle Sauvé a post graduate student who's main area of interest is in parent-child relationships. Specifically, he research looks at the link between "Hostile/Helpless" states of mind in maltreating mothers and their child’s disorganized attachment pattern.
Magdalena Zdebik is in her final year of a combined research-intervention doctoral programme, working under Ellen Moss’s supervision. She is studying the longitudinal effects of behavioural inhibition and disorganized attachment as risk factors for internalizing and externalizing problems in childhood. She is also investigating links between attachment in childhood and the development of anxiety symptoms in adulthood.