Dr. Diane Poulin-Dubois, PhD.
Dr. Diane Poulin-Dubois received her Ph.D from Université de Montréal and completed postdoctoral training at McGill and Harvard University. She has been a Full professor at Concordia University since 2001. She currently holds a Concordia University Research Chair in Developmental Cybernetics. Throughout her career, Dr. Poulin-Dubois has been a visiting professor at many universities, including Cornell, Oxford, UBC, and University of Queensland. She has been awarded the Distinguished Scholarship Award from the Faculty of Arts and Science at Concordia University in 2007 and the Concordia University Research Fellowship in 2012. She is the recipient of the 2019 Pickering Award for Outstanding Contributions to Developmental Psychology in Canada and a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. Professor Poulin-Dubois is internationally known for her theoretical and empirical contributions on cognitive and language development. Her current research, which is currently funded by NSERC and SSHRC concerns the early acquisition of a theory of mind, selective learning, conceptual categories, the cognitive benefits of early bilingualism and child-robot interactions. She is the author of more than 130 publications.