Media Releases

Connecticut School Shooting

December 14, 2012

The fol­low­ing is a list of Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to experts who can com­ment on a vari­ety of issues relat­ed to the school shoot­ing in Con­necti­cut.

Gen­er­al psy­chol­o­gy
Con­scious ver­sus uncon­scious (habit) process­es
Human mem­o­ry 

Steve Joor­dens
Full Pro­fes­sor
U of T Scar­bor­ough Cam­pus
Depart­ment of Psy­chol­o­gy
Office: 416–287-7469
Home: 416–284-2141
Cell: 647–391-2141

Child abuse and neglect
Child, ado­les­cent trau­ma (vio­lence-relat­ed)
Domes­tic vio­lence, treat­ment of offend­ers 

Katreena Scott
Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor
St.George Cam­pus
Ontario Insti­tute for Stud­ies in Edu­ca­tion
Depart­ment of Human Devel­op­ment and Applied Psy­chol­o­gy
Office: 416–978-0971
*NOTE: Only avail­able via email

Child/adolescent depres­sion and sui­cide
Impact of media on children/adolescents
Normal/abnormal devel­op­ment in children/adolescents
Per­son­al­i­ty dis­or­ders in children/adolescents

Mar­shall S. Koren­blum
Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor
St.George Cam­pus
Depart­ment of Med­i­cine
Depart­ment of Psy­chi­a­try
Office: 416–972-1935 x3316

Pub­lic response to media cov­er­age
Qual­i­ty and impact of media cov­er­age
Jef­frey Dvorkin
Senior Lec­tur­er
Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to Scar­bor­ough
Jour­nal­ism Pro­gram
Office: 416–287-7163
Cell: 647–401-5330
Home: 416–537-2892

Foren­sic psy­chol­o­gy
Human aggres­sion
Neu­ropsy­cho­log­i­cal cor­re­lates of fit­ness to stand tri­al
Assess­ment of crim­i­nal respon­si­bil­i­ty

David Nuss­baum
Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor
U of T Scar­bor­ough
Depart­ment of Psy­chol­o­gy
Office: 416–208-4825
Office: 416–208-4836 (Alt)


For more infor­ma­tion, please con­tact:

Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to Media Rela­tions
Tel: 416–978-0100