This is Dr Erin Barker
Dr. Erin Barker is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and member of the Centre for Research in Human Development at Concordia University, where she directs the “Lifespan Well-Being Laboratory.” She is a developmental scientist whose program of research examines patterns of emotional experience across developmental transitions. She is particularly interested in how stress and coping affect mental health and wellbeing during the transition to adulthood. Dr. Barker completed her training at the Universities of Victoria (M.A.) and Alberta (Ph.D.) and as a postdoctoral fellow at the Child and Family Research Section of the NICHD and the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Why does mental health matter to you?
“Mental health matters to me because navigating it, the ups and downs, is part of everyone’s journey through life. I want my research help people navigate positive mental health pathways.”