Training & Mentorship

Postdoctoral Fellows

2021

Dr. Tammy Bernasky. Innovating for Inclusive and Equitable Post-Secondary Education: A Pathway to Realizing the Social Development Goals. Co-Supervised with Dr. Susan Hardie, Eviance: Canadian Centre on Disability Studies. Funded by Employment and Social Development Canada.

Dr. Janna Klostermann. Art of Good Care: Arts Informed Approaches to Nursing Home Dementia and Mental Health Literacy. Funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Council Canada.

Dr. Stephanie Mason. Dementia Care Under COVID-19. Funded by Research Nova Scotia via the Nova Scotia Health Research COVID-19 Coalition.

 

Graduate Research Assistants and Trainees

2021

Prince Owusu, PhD Candidate, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Science Team, Maritime Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) Support Unit.

2020

Dr. Ashley McAskill, SURGE: Disability, Vitality and Death Under COVID-19. Canada Research Chairs Program Stipend.

 

Graduate Supervision

2018-2021

Marco Redden. Master of Arts in Family Studies and Gerontology, Mount Saint Vincent University. Co-Supervised with Dr. Janice Keefe, Mount Saint Vincent University. Funded by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Masters Award.

2017-2019

Kelly O'Neil. Master of Arts in Family Studies and Gerontology, Mount Saint Vincent University. Co-Supervised with Dr. Janice Keefe, Mount Saint Vincent University. Recipient of Mount Saint Vincent University's Graduate Thesis Award, and a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Award to pursue a PhD in Educational Studies.

 

Undergraduate Honours Thesis Supervision

2021-2022

Jami Horne. Honours Health. "Rural Dementia Caregiving: A Community Life Story." Funded by a RBC Foundation Research Award. Recipient of a Pathy Foundation Fellowship.

Kate Graham. Honours Health. "Curriculum of Care: Investigating the Representation of Persons with Disabilities in Eastern Canadian Medical School Curriculum." Funded by a Research Nova Scotia Undergraduate Student Scholar Award. Recipient of a McKenna Leadership Grant.

Jenny Li. Honours Sociology. "Integrated Youth Mental Health Services: An Examination of Best Practices." Funded by a Research Nova Scotia Undergraduate Student Scholar Award.

Mary Jane Kelly. Honours Sociology. "Emergency Sheltering for People Living with Disabilities in Nova Scotia: A Governmentality Analysis." Funded by Accessibility Standards Canada.

2020-2021

Andreina Marquez de la Plata Gregor. Honours Sociology. Funded by a Research Nova Scotia Undergraduate Student Scholar Award. Recipient of Canadian Association on Sociology Undergraduate Thesis Award.

Anola Campbell. Honours Sociology. Funded by a RBC Foundation Research Award.

Maya Lowe. Honours Health. Recipient of a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canada Graduate Scholarship - Masters to pursue a MA in Health Promotion.

Samantha Smith. Honours Sociology. Funded by a Change Lab Action Research Initiative SEARCH Award.

Sara Luck. Honours Health. Funded by Canada Research Chairs Program Research Stipend.