Meet the Editors JCPP

Meet the editorial team behind the Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry.

  • Prof. Edmund Sonuga-Barke

    Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke – Editor in Chief

    Editor in Chief, Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke is Professor of Developmental Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience working in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, King’s College London.

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  • Professor Paul Ramchandani

    Paul is LEGO Professor of Play in Education, Development and Learning at Cambridge University. He is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. Paul’s research focuses on early child development, including the role of play in children’s early development and the prevention of mental health problems. He is the Practitioner Review Editor for the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

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  • Professor Chris Hollis

    Chris Hollis is Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Nottingham, Director of the NIHR MindTech MedTech Co-operative and leads the NIHR Nottingham BRC Mental Health and Technology Theme. 

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  • Dr. Kelly Klump

    Kelly L. Klump, Ph.D., is a MSU Foundation Endowed Professor in the Department of Psychology at Michigan State University. She is the Co-Director of the Michigan State University Twin Registry and serves as a Specialist Subject Editor for JCPP.

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  • Dr. Eric Fombonne

    Dr. Eric Fombonne trained in child and adolescent psychiatry in France. He held appointments as clinical scientist at the National Institute of Health and Medical Research  (INSERM, France), as Senior Lecturer and Reader at the Institute of Psychiatry and Maudsley Hospital, King’s College London, UK (1993-2001), as tenured Professor of Psychiatry at McGill University (Canada), Head of the Division of Child Psychiatry and Canada Research Chair in Child Psychiatry (2001-2012). 

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  • Dr. Michael Bloch

    Michael H. Bloch, M.D., M.S. graduated from Yale School of Medicine and completed his child and adult psychiatry training at Yale.  He is currently an Associate Professor at the Yale Child Study Center.  His research focuses on evidence-based medicine and developing improved treatments for individuals with mental illness across the lifespan using clinical trials and meta-analysis

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  • Dr. Bradley Peterson

    Bradley S. Peterson, MD, is Director of the Institute for the Developing Mind and Chief of Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, as well as Vice Chair for Research and Director of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Southern California.

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  • Dr. Alice M. Gregory

    Alice Gregory is a Professor of Psychology at Goldsmiths University of London and Director of the Goldsmiths Sleep Lab. Alice first developed an interest in sleep research as an undergraduate student of Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford and went on to complete her PhD at the Social, Genetic, Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, King’s College, London.

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  • Professor Carlo Schuengel

    Carlo Schuengel is Full Professor of Clinical Child and Family Studies at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VUA), The Netherlands. He is co-director of the Amsterdam Publc Health Research Institute and leads the Academic Collaborative Center of ‘s Heeren Loo – VUA.

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  • Dr. Megan Gunnar

    Megan R. Gunnar is currently a Professor of Developmental Psychology at the Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota.  She is a Specialist Subject Editor of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

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