Kimberly Schonert-Reichl

Dr. Kim Schonert-Reichl is an Applied Developmental Psychologist and a Professor in the Faculty of Education at UBC and the Director of the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP), an interdisciplinary research unit focused on child development at UBC. Known as a world renowned expert in the area of social and emotional learning (SEL), Kim’s research focuses on identification of the processes that foster positive human qualities such as empathy, compassion, altruism, and resiliency in children and adolescents. Before beginning her graduate work, she was a middle school teacher and a high school teacher for “at risk” youth.