Natalie Spadafora

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Offord Centre for Child Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences


Natalie Spadafora is a Post-Doctoral Fellow on the EDI team under the supervision of Dr. Magdalena Janus. Natalie completed her graduate degrees in the Department of Child and Youth Studies at Brock University, under the supervision of Drs. Zopito Marini and Anthony Volk. Natalie’s research to date takes a psychoeducational perspective, investigating issues to do with child and adolescent development, with an emphasis on peer relationships and antisocial behavior (e.g., bullying, classroom incivility). She is also interested in factors that impact the teaching and learning of children and youth.


Natalie Spadafora

Research Interests

  • Child and adolescent development
  • Peer relationships
  • Education and learning
  • Antisocial behavior