Senior Researcher

Jennifer Lasenby-Lessard, PhD

Jennifer is an adjunct faculty member in the Psychology department at the University of Guelph. She has a background in educational, developmental, and clinical psychology.

Jennifer is passionate about community engagement and works to develop partnerships between community organizations and her research initiatives. She teaches courses in educational psychology at the University of Guelph, and mental health and trauma in early childhood at Guelph-Humber. Jennifer also supervises students enrolled in independent study/externship psychology courses that focus on research and experiential learning. Her research interests include critical thinking, student engagement, student mentorship/partnership, experiential learning, and accessibility in education. Jennifer also works with a private psychology practice where she conducts psychological assessments with children and adolescents, and provides consultation for parents of children with exceptionalities.

Our Core Team

We believe in implementing pedagogies that effectively lead learners to better achieve their goals.

Alice Kim, PhD

Managing Director, Senior Researcher

Chia-lin Chang (Lance), PhD

Senior Researcher

Jennifer Lasenby-Lessard, PhD​

Senior Researcher

Brad Jennings

Senior Researcher

Kirolles Mohareb

Director of Marketing and Community Outreach

Emily Tolomei

Community Outreach Coordinator