Lobna Chérif

Lobna Chérif
Associate Professor and Chair in Resilience
Hewett House - Room 203
(613) 541-5010 ext 6701
(613) 541-6822
Department of Military Psychology and Leadership

College Address

Royal Military College of Canada
PO Box 17000, Station Forces
Kingston, Ontario, CANADA
K7K 7B4

Dr. Chérif is an Associate Professor in the Department of Military Psychology and Leadership and the Chair in Resilience at the Royal Military College of Canada. She is also the Director of the Resilience Plus Program. Dr. Chérif earned her Ph.D. in Psychology from Laval University (Québec, Québec). Among her other credentials, Dr. Chérif is a Certified Positive Psychology Practitioner (The Flourishing Center, New York, New York), a Certified Resiliency Trainer (The Flourishing Center, New York, New York), a Professional and Personal Certified Coach (Concordia University, Montréal, Québec) and a certified Mindfulness-Based Strengths Practionner (VIA Institute on Character).

Dr. Chérif's current research focuses on character strengths, resilience, and accomplishment – and how to apply this understanding to improving well-being and performance.

Over her academic life, Dr. Chérif has been awarded the Tunisian President’s Prize of Academic Excellence in 1999, Laval University’s Faculty of Social Sciences Excellence Award as well as Canadian Psychological Association’s Excellence Award for her doctoral thesis in 2005, the RMC-Saint Jean’s Commandant Coin in 2019, the RMC Commandant Coin in 2020, the Honorable John Matheson Academic Leadership Award at RMC in 2021, and the RMC Principal Coin in 2022.

Dr. Chérif also volunteers her time consulting on numerous college and greater community organizations and helping her young daughter’s award winning non-profit organization for people experiencing homelessness – Gnome for a home.

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