Steven R. Shaw, Ph.D.
School and Applied Child Psychology Program
Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology
Steven R. Shaw is associate professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. He earned a M.Ed., Ed.S., and Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Florida. At McGill University, he is the Graduate Program Director of the Combined School and Counselling Psychology Program.
Before entering academia, he had 16 years of experience as a school psychologist in school, hospital, medical school, and independent practice. He served as the lead psychologist and associate professor of pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina and Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Shaw is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist.
His clinical and research interests include pediatric school psychology, improving education for children with rare genetic disorders, improving implementation of innovation and clinical research in education and psychology, and developing skills in children who are struggling academically. He has over 210 scholarly publications and presentations, has edited five books, and authored two others. His most recent book is, Reaching and Teaching Students Who Don’t Qualify for Special Education Strategies for the Inclusive Education of Diverse Learners (2022) published by Routledge. He sits on the editorial boards of six international scholarly journals, is past editor of School Psychology Forum, and is the current editor of the Canadian Journal of School Psychology.