Konstantine Zakzanis



Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

clinical neuropsychology; virtual reality; diagnostic science;  schizophrenia, traumatic brain injury, depression


Dr. Zakzanis received his Honours B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in Clinical Psychology from York University. He is a tenured full Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology and Graduate Department of Psychological Clinical Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough. Dr. Zakzanis remains active in clinical research with peer reviewed publications related to psychological and neuropsychological assessment (e.g., test sensitivity; malingering; psychometric test development, etc.), various clinical disorders (e.g., traumatic brain injury/concussion; major depressive disorder; schizophrenia; dementia, etc.) and various clinical and research methodologies (e.g., brain imaging; meta-analysis, etc.). Dr. Zakzanis has also given numerous invited addresses on clinical psychology and neuropsychology at national and international meetings. He has received research grant support from federal and provincial funding agencies and is the winner of a Premier’s Research Excellence Award and a recipient of a Research Award from the American Psychological Association in Clinical Neuropsychology. Dr. Zakzanis has also served as an academic supervisor for numerous undergraduate and graduate students in his role as a Professor at the University of Toronto Scarborough. Moreover, Dr. Zakzanis is a current Editorial Board Member for Personal Injury and the Law and a past Associate Editor for the American Psychological Association publication, Neuropsychology. He is also a current Consulting Editor for The Clinical Neuropsychologist and The Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, and has moreover, served as an editorial referee for numerous peer reviewed research journals in the fields of psychology, neuropsychology, neurology, psychiatry, assessment, psychopharmacology, neuroimaging, and statistical and research methodology. Dr. Zakzanis is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario and licensed to practice within the province of Ontario in both Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology.