Dr. Nancy Noldy-MacLean is an Academic Quality Lead for degrees at Georgian College. She received her Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Ottawa where she studied brain processes underlying attention and memory. She was subsequently a Research Scientist in the neurology program at the Addiction Research Foundation and then at the Playfair Neuroscience Unit of the Toronto Hospital. Nancy has done numerous invited lectures and has presented research papers or posters at more than 20 international conferences in Japan, Finland, Spain, Hungary and various locations in the USA. She has over 30 publications in psychological journals. Nancy came to Georgian full-time as a faculty member in 2002, teaching courses in psychology. She is also a registered clinical psychologist, practicing in the area of child and adolescent neuropsychology.
For the last four years, Nancy has been engaged in degree curriculum development at Georgian. She has recently brought her experience with research, teaching and curriculum development together to successfully obtain research funding from ONCAT for a project entitled “A Promising and Innovative Practice to Facilitate the Creation of Optimal Transfer Pathways: Using NVivo for qualitative analysis of curriculum documents”.