Kathleen Pajer is a Professor and Head, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine. She is also the Chief of the IWK Health Centre Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Pajer obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut in Special Education in 1973 and taught in the public school system for several years before attending and graduating from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in 1982. She did her residency in Psychiatry at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, NH and at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT where Dr. Pajer was also a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar. While at Yale, Dr. Pajer earned a Master’s in Public Health from the Yale School of Public Health. Dr. Pajer was on the faculties of the University of Pittsburgh, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, and the Ohio State University prior to joining Dalhousie in 2011. She has studied the mechanisms of female antisocial behavior for the past 17 years.