Dr. Garine Papazian-Zohrabian

Université de Montréal

Garine Papazian-Zohrabian is an associate professor in the Department of Psycho-Pedagogy and Andragogy of the Faculty of Education of the University of Montreal, the scientific Director of the interdisciplinary research group on refugee and asylum seeking families (FRQSC). She is also a regular member of the Research center SHERPA (Research, Immigration, Society) as well as a member of the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec.
Her clinical experience, research and teaching focus on the development of children and adolescents and their mental health, the normal and pathological processes of loss and trauma. She has also studied their influence on students’ school adjustment and achievement as well as the development of their identity, with a particular emphasis on migratory paths and processes and the inter-influence of these various phenomena.
Her main research projects, financed by SSHRC, target the promotion of the students’ psychological well-being and the development of new practices and tools in schools.