McEwan, Desmond

Assistant Professor


Phone: 604 822 4281

Office: Auditorium Annex, Room 156 C | 1924 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2

Mailing Address: War Memorial Gymnasium, Room 210 | 6081 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1

Publications: Google Scholar, Research Gate


University of Victoria, 2018, Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

University of British Columbia, 2017, PhD (Kinesiology)

McMaster University, 2012, MSc (Kinesiology)

Grant McEwan University, 2009, BA (Honours Psychology)

Courses Taught

KIN 150 Sport and Exercise Psychology


See Google Scholar and Research Gate for an up-to-date list of publications.

Research and Teaching

Dr. McEwan’s research focuses on sport and performance psychology, with a particular interest in teamwork and group dynamics. Utilizing a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods, the overarching aim of his work is to understand how individual and collective thriving can be optimized in sport and other high-performance settings, such as healthcare, military, and business contexts.

Potential Students

Students interested in pursuing a graduate degree or post-doctoral fellowship are encouraged to contact me directly at the email address listed above.