Dr. Tara Flanagan

Dr. Tara Flanagan

Researcher, McGill University

Dr. Tara Flanagan (Associate Professor, McGill University, Quebec). Her main research and theoretical interests lie in the areas of social cognition, social inclusion, and social policy for persons with developmental disabilities. She is particularly interested in the transition from school to the community for young adults with disabilities, self-determination, and in the notions of adulthood and quality of life for individuals on the Autism Spectrum.

Dr. Flanagan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Counselling and Psychology at McGill University in Montreal. She is also the Chair of McGill's Joint Board-Senate Committee on Equity Subcommittee on Persons with Disabilities. This subcommittee is comprised of a wide array of students, faculty, and staff across McGill who are invested in recommending university policy and in promoting a more inclusive McGill.

Research Interests

  • social cognition
  • social inclusion
  • social policy for persons with developmental disabilities