I supervise one undergraduate thesis student (per year), graduate students across the MA and PhD levels, and a Post-Doctoral Fellow (PDF).
See Banting Fellowships (pdf) for funding opportunity for high achieving new graduates.
Undergraduate & Graduate Student Supervision
I will not be taking new students for entry in fall of 2022. I only supervise graduate students coming in to our Applied Social Psychology program.
My current graduate students’ research focuses on attitudes toward and prevention of sexual violence, how internalized sexual objectification and sexualization affect perceptions of agency, violence, and coercion in women’s lives, and creation of positive femme identities in a hostile world.
Recent undergraduate students conducted research on facilitators of resiliency following sexual assault, the impact of parental sexual socialization and comprehensive sexuality education on sexual attitudes and self-efficacy, sexting compliance, and preferences for sex- or gender-based attributes in sexual partners.
Graduate students are given the opportunity to become a member of the interdisciplinary Health Research Centre for the Study of Violence against Women
Current Graduate Students:
Hio Tong Kuan
Research: Women’s experiences of sexual (dis)empowerment living in a contemporary western culture that subscribes to the influence of neoliberalism
Research: Being trans femme: Discursive constructions of feminine identities
Research: Influence of sexual socialization, gender roles and patriarchal norms on rape myth acceptance among South Asians in Canada
Research: Women’s experiences of self-objectification and sexualization and their impact on attitudes towards online sex work
Research: Sexual violence intervention and prevention, male violence against women, and technology-facilitated sexual assault
Research: Using a network approach to understand men’s use of coercive tactics in sexual violence perpetration
Recently Graduated Students
Level: PhD, 2020
Research: Technology and social media use in relation to sexual assaults
Level: PhD, 2019
Research: Women’s experiences of rape during war in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH)
Level: MA, 2019
Research: Women’s Self-silencing with Abusive Male Partners: A potential risk for important relationship processes
Sobia Ali Faisal
Level: PhD, 2014
Research: Crossing Sexual Barriers: the influence of background factors and personal attitudes on sexual guilt and sexual anxiety among Canadian and American Muslim women and men
Level: PhD, 2013
Research: Voices from Liminal Spaces: Narratives of Unacknowledged Rape