University of Calgary

Mike Boyes

  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Sessional Instructor

Office Hours

In Admin 230
In Admin 230


Major research interests involve the development of young person's understanding of the social world from the pre-school years through young adulthood. In past research, I have looked at the effects of the changing epistemic assumptions of pre-school and early school-aged children on their performance in social role-taking situations. As well I have investigated the implications of adolescent changes in young people's epistemic assumptions for their efforts to establish a coherent sense of personal identity. Related research interests include the development of moral reasoning, and the implications of cross-cultural and gender differences for theories of moral and epistemic development.

Parent Child Interaction/Early Intervention/Children At Risk
Social-Cognitive and Moral Development / Identity Formation
Domestic/Family Violence Treatment Program Evaluation


Book Chapters/Contributions - Peer Reviewed

Books and Monographs - Peer Reviewed

Technical Papers / Research Reports

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