People

Faculty members at Research Celebration Day, 2013

Left to right: Jessica Fraser-Thomas, Alison Macpherson, Debra Pepler, and Gord Flett

Faculty and Staff

Director

Members

Associate Members

Administration

  • Irene N. Backhouse, Centre Coordinator

2014 Voice of York Award Dinner

Staff Awards Dinner;  (left to right)

Dr. Yvonne Bohr,

Irene Backhouse (Voice of York Nominee),

and Kristin Gunby.

Senior Scholar

  • Desmond Ellis, Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology.

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Left to right: Professor Yvonne Bohr, Aruna Papp, Professor Emeritus Desmond Ellis and Distinguished Research Professor Debra Pepler, November 24, 2014.

Dr. Nilgun Sarp, European University of Lefke, Turkey, and LaMarsh Director Dr. Gordon Flett, August 2015.

Dr. Nilgun Sarp, European University of Lefke, Turkey, and LaMarsh Director Dr. Gordon Flett, August 2015.

Visiting Scholars

  • June, 2016, Visiting Scholar, Dr. Emma Baumgartner, Department of Psychology, University of Rome, La Sapienza.  Keynote speaker at LaMarsh Annual Graduate Student Symposium, June 1, 2016.
  • August 2015, Visiting Scholar, Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences, European University of Lefke, Turkey, Dr. Nilgun Sarp met with Dr. Gordon Flett to discuss possible collaborative initiatives.
  • September 2014:  Visiting Psychology Professor Wang Xiaoping, from the Xiaozhuang Normal University in Nanjing China.  Dr. Wang will be working with Dr. Yvonne Bohr and Dr. Maggie Toplak.
  • 2010/2011: Shmuel Shulman is professor of Clinical and Developmental Psychology in the   Department of Psychology at Bar Ilan University, in Israel. Dr. Shulman's main research interests are close relationships in adolescence and young adulthood with a major emphasis on the developmental course of romantic relationships and their adaptive and maladaptive expressions. In addition, he focuses on the impact family inter-generational models on offspring relational involvements and functioning.
  • November, 2014: Professors Concetta (Tina) Pastorelli and Emma Baumgartner, La Sapienza, University of Rome.  Tina gave a talk on "Positive Parenting, Values and Children's Prosocial Behaviour in Eight Countries. Emma is collaborating on a project with Yvonne Bohr.

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    (left to right), Professors Baumgartner, Bohr and Pastorelli

Post Doctoral Fellows

  • September 2014: Dr. Stefania Sette from the University of Rome, La Sapienza, Supervisor: Yvonne Bohr
  • Dr. Emily Flynn-Jones, Supervisor:  Jennifer Jenson
  • Dr. Chia-Fen Hsu, Supervisor:  Maggie Toplak
  • Dr. Rachel Muerher, Supervisor: Jennifer Jenson

Students

Ph.D.

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Convocation 2014:  Dr. Catherine Cappadocia and Dr. Karina Gagnier

 

 

 

  • Alexandra Basile, Psychology, Supervisor: Toplak
  • Theresa Beesley, Kinesiology & Health Science, Supervisor: Fraser-Thomas
  • Kelly Bergstrom, Faculty of Education, Supervisor: Jenson
  • Valeriya Bravo, Psychology, Supervsor: Connolly
  • Alexis Buettgen, Critical Disability Studies, Supervisor: Khanlou
  • Christy Costanian, Kinesiology and Health Science, Supervisor: Tamim
  • Stamata Catsoulis, Kinesiology & Health Science, Supervisor: Fraser-Thomas
  • Jessica Chan, Psychology, Supervisor: Bohr
  • Annalise D'Souza, Psychology, Supervisor: Wiseheart
  • Massimo DiDomenico, Psychology, Supervisor: Connolly
  • Stephanie Fisher, Faculty of Education, Supervisor: Jenson
  • Kristine Fitzgerald, Psychology, Supervisor: Flett
  • Petrice Gentile, Psychology, Supervisor: Rawana
  • Dilys Haner, Psychology, Supervisor: Pepler
  • Sabrina Hassan, Psychology, Supervisor: Flett
  • Jessica Jeong, Psychology, Supervisor: Pepler
  • Lauren Joly, Psychology, Supervisor: Connolly
  • Deborah Kanter, Psychology, Supervisor: Bohr
  • Irina Kapler, Psychology, Supervisor: Wiseheart
  • Theresa Kim, Kinesiology & Health Science, Supervisor: Tamim
  • Leah Litwin, Psychology, Supervisor: Bohr
  • James Manson, Kinesiology & Health Science; Supervisor: Tamim
  • Victoria McArthur, Faculty of Education, Supervisor: Jenson
  • Meghan McPhie, Psychology; Supervisor: Rawana
  • Taryn Nepon, Psychology, Supervisor: Flett
  • Denise Paneduro, Psychology; Supervisor: Wiseheart
  • Cassidy Preston, Kinesiology & Health Science, Supervisor: Fraser-Thomas
  • Tanya Senk, Language, Culture and Teaching, Supervisor: Dion
  • Jessica Schnoll, Psychology, Supervisor: Connolly
  • Cynthia Shih, Psychology, Supervisor: Bohr
  • Julie Wallace, Psychology, Supervisor: Pepler
  • Tina Weston, Psychology, Supervisor: Wiseheart
  • Katherine Wincentak, Psychology, Supervisor, Connolly

M.A.

  • Kyla Baird, Psychology, Supervisor: Connolly
  • Christina Breen, Language, Culture and Teaching, Supervisor: Dion
  • Michelle Brown, Language, Culture and Teaching, Supervisor: Dion
  • Katherine Descours, Psychology, Supervisor: Wiseheart
  • Lauren Dickler, Kinesiology & Health Science, Supervisor: Fraser-Thomas
  • Jeremy Doucette, Psychology, Supervisor: Pepler
  • Alisa Fitisova, Kinesiology & Health Science, Supervisor: Tamim
  • Vanessa Foot, Psychology, Supervisor: Wiseheart
  • Rosario Galvez, Language, Culture and Teaching, Supervisor: Dion
  • Toni Goree, Language Culture and Teaching, Supervisor: Dion
  • Kayla Hamel, Psychology, Supervisor: Bohr
  • Armita Hosseini, Psychology, Supervisor: Toplak
  • John Hupfield, Language, Culture and Teaching, Supervisor: Dion
  • Jolene John, Language, Culture and Teaching, Supervisor: Dion
  • Jessica Keeshig-Martin, Language, Culture and Teaching, Supervisor: Dion
  • Justine Ledochowski, Psychology, Supervisor: Toplak
  • Yookyung Carol Lee, Psychology, Supervisor: Bohr
  • Kimberly Logan, Language, Culture and Teaching, Supervisor: Dion
  • Katie Matthews, Psychology, Supervisor: Wiseheart
  • Krysta McDonald, Psychology, Supervisor: Rawana
  • Jennifer Murrin, Language, Culture and Teaching, Supervisor: Dion
  • Erica Pena, Language, Culture and Teaching, Supervisor: Dion
  • Jordann Poole, Faculty of Education, Supervisor:  Jenson
  • Ashley Rose Persaud, Language, Culture and Teaching, Supervisor: Dion
  • Julia Riddell, Psychology, Supervisor: Pepler
  • Jala Rizeq, Psychology, Supervisor:  Toplak
  • Joseph Roy, Language, Culture and Teaching, Supervisor: Dion
  • Angela Salamanca, Language, Culture and Teaching, Supervisor: Dion
  • Jennifer Sears (MSc) Kinesiology & Health Science, Supervisor: Tamim
  • Wafa Saoud, Psychology, Supervisor: Toplak
  • Lauren Tristani, (MSc) Kinesiology & Health Science, Supervisor: Fraser-Thomas
  • Andrea Williams, Language Culture and Teaching, Supervisor: Dion
  • Lauren Wolman, Kinesiology & Health Science, Supervisor, Fraser-Thomas

 Visiting Graduate Students

  • Stefania Sette, University of Rome, La Sapienza, (2014)
  • Rosalba Ceravolo, University of Rome, La Sapienza (2014)
  • Barbara Barth, University of Brazil (2013)
  • Caterina Della Porta, University of Rome, La Sapienza (2013)
  • Ana Carina Stelko, University of Brazil, (2011/2012)
  • Stephanie Bordeleau, Universite de Montreal (2011)
  • Sara Podio, University of Rome, Sapienza, (2011)
  • Gina Riccio, University of Rome, Sapienza, (2011)

2014 symposium, Rosalba, Leah and high school student

Leah Litwin (LaMarsh Graduate Student), Rosalba Ceravolo, University of Rome visiting student, and local area high school student.

Undergraduate Honour's Thesis Student

  • Shirin Ataollahi-Eshqoor, Psychology, Supervisor: Bohr
  • Jacey Chae, Psychology, Supervisor: Wiseheart
  • Sumeet Farwaha, Psychology, Supervisor: Bohr
  • Shane Martin, Psychology, Supervisor: Toplak
  • Kristi Mellom, Psychology, Supervisor: Wiseheart
  • Larissa Panetta, Psychology, Supervisor: Toplak
  • Lee Propp, Psychology, Supervisor: Toplak
  • Eliana Stein, Psychology, Supervisor: Wiseheart
  • Emma Walker, Psychology, Supervisor: Wiseheart

Mentors (Kid's Game Development Programs)

  • Steve Keith
  • Lindsay Mikula
  • Carole Chan
  • Thadchayani Kupendiran

VOLUNTEERS

  • Zita Lau, Dr. Bohr's Lab
  • Mingqian Lu, Dr. Bohr's Lab
  • Rachel Perrier, Dr. Bohr's Lab
  • Francine Augustin, ACE Co-op High School Student
  • Princess Wylie, ACE Coop High School Student