Selected Graduate Student Supervisions

School of Social Work

Please note that I am no longer accepting new student supervisions.

Unless noted otherwise, degrees conferred by the University of Windsor

Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Care Policy

Punchhi, Gopika & Shum, Kathryn (2021). Telemedical care of postsurgical patients: Rapid review and meta-analysis. Research internship supervisor, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry (Windsor Campus), Western University, Adam Mulcaster (Leddy Library), co-supervisor.

Levesque, Alexander (2020). Long-term effects of diminished familial socioeconomic status on the health of children in rural communities. Schulich-UWindsor Opportunities for Research Excellence Program (SWORP) supervisor, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry (Windsor Campus), Western University, Selinda Berg (Leddy Library), co-supervisor.

Stanbury, Julia F. (2016). Investigating socioeconomic disparities in cancer survival using geographic area-based measures. Masters thesis external examiner, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia, Xue Qin Yu chair.

Haji-Jama, Sundus (2015). Breast cancer survival among women of color: Multiplicative disadvantage of being inadequately insured and living in poor or near poor neighborhoods. Masters internship supervisor, Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

Essien, Samuel Kwaku (2012). Complex interactions of gender, ethnicity, poverty, health insurance and urbanity in the prediction of colon cancer survival in California, 1996 to 2011. Masters internship supervisor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Aziz, Mohammad Abdus Samad (2007). Interaction of socioeconomic status with urban versus rural place in the prediction of colon cancer survival in Ontario, 1985 to 2002. Masters thesis co-chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Karen Y. Fung co-chair.

Balagurusamy, Madhan Kumar (2006). Breast and colon cancer survival in Ontario: Evidence of equitable advances over the past 20 years. Masters major paper co-chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Karen Y. Fung co-chair.

Purc-Stephenson, Rebecca J. (2006). Socioeconomic and racial-ethnic factors associated with breast cancer screening in Canada and the United States: An integrative research review. Doctoral internship supervisor, Applied Social Psychology Program.

Parsons, Renee, R. (2005). Institutionalized racism and classism: A meta-analysis of Canadian and American studies of breast cancer care and survival. Masters thesis chair, School of Social Work. [Thesis]

Bergeron, Sherry M. (2003). Sexual minority status and suicide among youth: An integrative research review. Doctoral internship supervisor, Applied Social Psychology Program.

Social Sciences, Social Work and Social Welfare Policy

Escobar, Keren M. (in progress). Exploring Hispanic paradoxical and barrio advantage theories under conditions of universal health care: Analytic expositions of contextualized resiliencies and vulnerabilities. Doctoral dissertation chair, School of Social Work.

Jewell, Rachel R. (in progress). Mental health of emergent adults with type 1 diabetes in Canada: Aggregated national survey, 2009 to 2018. Doctoral dissertation chair, School of Social Work.

Levitz-Shobola, Naomi R. (in progress). Social support and healthcare access among recent Canadian immigrants: Exploring unique challenges, strengths and resiliencies among subpopulations and subcultures. Doctoral dissertation, School of Social Work, Robin Wright chair.

Trudgill, Diane (in progress). Posttraumatic stress disorder among emergency department personnel: Systematic review of prevalence, predictors and interventions. Doctoral dissertation chair, School of Social Work.

Williams, Naomi G. (in progress). Canada's neo(colonial) education system: Empowering Indigenous innovations to eradicate structural violence. Doctoral dissertation chair, School of Social Work.

Alberton, Amy M. (2020). Predictive effects of (neo)colonialism and other forms of structural violence on involuntary contacts with the criminal justice system in Canada: A statistical analysis with an autoethnographic perspective. Doctoral dissertation, School of Social Work, G. Brent Angell chair. [Dissertation]

Kcomt, Luisa (2019). Factors affecting health care access among transgender people in the United States. Doctoral dissertation chair, School of Social Work. [Dissertation]

Osei, Gershon K. (2019). Peer influences on prosocial and antisocial behaviors in group home foster care: Evidence of greater protections in better resourced homes and higher income neighborhoods. Doctoral dissertation chair, School of Social Work. [Dissertation]

Hotte, Jenni M. (2018). Socioeconomic patterns of unmet health care needs among Canadian women at risk for developing eating disorders: A prevalence study. Doctoral dissertation, School of Social Work, Wansoo Park chair. [Dissertation]

Bourdeau, Leanne (2011). Gambling activity and academic motivation among university students. Masters thesis, Faculty of Education, Geri Salinitri chair.

Walker, Jennifer L. (2008). Effects of the family preservation program at the Windsor-Essex Children's Aid Society. Masters thesis chair, School of Social Work. [Thesis]

Greco, Adelina (2007). Social correlates of depression and suicide among youth: Meta-analytic depiction of a skewed, rather than a 'bell curve.' Masters thesis chair, School of Social Work. [Thesis]

Wygiera-Mitchell, Laura (2006). Child's socioeconomic status and race-ethnicity as predictors of time spent in out-of-home protective care: Meta-analytic support for culturally sensitive practice. Masters thesis chair, School of Social Work. [Thesis]

Carroll, Darin D. (2005). The effects of explicitly teaching and promoting phonemic awareness to senior kindergarten students at a compensatory education school. Masters thesis, Faculty of Education, S. Nombuso Dlamini chair.

Rail, Rachelle (2005). Burnout and job satisfaction among frontline child protection workers: A departmental analysis. Masters thesis chair, School of Social Work. [Thesis]

Ferron, Tamara R. (2005). Ethno-racial groups and income attainment in Canada: Investigating the mosaic. Masters thesis, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, M. Reza Nakhaie chair.

Goodhue, Linda L. (2004). An examination of child characteristics predictive of adoptability of children in protective care. Masters thesis, School of Social Work, Kim Harper chair.

Behavioral Sciences and Allied Mental Health Practice

Sheppard, Mason (in progress). Examining the psychometric properties of a shared leadersip inventory for the study of athlete leadership. Masters thesis, Department of Kinesiology, Todd M. Loughead chair.

Simpson, Jessica (in progress). Qualitative analysis of female youth gymnasts' passion in competitive gymnastics. Masters thesis, Department of Kinesiology, Krista Chandler chair.

Abdollahi, Shima (2022). Investigating the effects of physical fatigue on maximum muscle force exertion under varying levels of cognitve load during automotive manufacturing tasks. Masters thesis, Department of Kinesiology, Francesco Biondi chair.

Motzkus, Conner J. (2022). Men high in conforming to masculine norms have less intent to practice yoga: A serial mediation analysis. Masters thesis, Clinical Psychology Program, Josee L. Jarry chair.

Bezaire, Kyle (2020). Authentic leadership associations with team cohesion and athlete satisfaction: Examining the relative effects of coach and athlete leadership. Masters thesis, Department of Kinesiology, Todd M. Loughead chair.

Hoyda, Joseph J. (2020). Moral centrality predicts better mental health: Evidence for the protective integrative effects of integrating agency and communion. Masters thesis, Clinical Psychology Program, Josee L. Jarry chair.

O’Driscoll, Lauren M. (2019). Interpersonal rejection and self-affirmation: Moderating effect of body weight contingent self-worth on women's body image evaluation. Doctoral dissertation, Clinical Psychology Program, Josee L. Jarry chair.

Kim, Jean (2018). Relationship between fat stereotypes and body dissatisfaction in normal weight women: Mediated moderation model. Doctoral dissertation, Clinical Psychology Program, Josee L. Jarry chair.

Romanchych, Erin L. (2018). Violent video gaming, parent and child risk factors, and aggression in school-age children. Doctoral dissertation, Child Clinical Psychology Program, Rosanne Menna chair.

Scammell, Jennifer L. (2018). Emotion regulation and social competence in middle childhood: Roles of parental emotional competence, personality and emotion socialization beliefs, attitudes and practices. Doctoral dissertation, Child Clinical Psychology Program, Kimberley Babb chair.

O'Neil Woods, Sarah E. (2012). Young children’s prosocial and aggressive behaviour are predicted by maternal emotion socialization and emotional competence. Doctoral dissertation, Child Clinical Psychology Program, Rosanne Menna chair.

Yu, Joyce Wing-Yan (2012). Eating disorder behavior as a means of avoidance coping with romantic stress for women high in self-evaluative salience. Masters thesis, Clinical Psychology Program, Josee L. Jarry chair.

Clark, Robert (2011). The language-aggression hypothesis in preschoolers: Maternal scaffolding and self-regulation. Doctoral dissertation, Child Clinical Psychology Program, Rosanne Menna chair.

Milosevic, Aleksander (2011). Personality, psychopathology and childhood maltreatment: A typology of problem and pathological gamblers. Doctoral dissertation, Clinical Psychology Program, G. Ron Frisch chair.

Robinson, Amanda (2010). Understanding motivation to abstain from pathological gambling: The influence of negative expectations and moderation inefficacy. Masters thesis, Clinical Psychology Program, Kenneth E. Hart chair.

Berardi, Kelty L. (2008). Clinical effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy for the treatment of body image disturbance in women with eating disorders. Doctoral dissertation, Clinical Psychology Program, Josee L. Jarry chair.

O'Neil, Sarah (2008). "I would crush his head:" Predicting young children's physical and relational aggression from their social-information processing, affective-perspective taking and language skills. Masters thesis, Child Clinical Psychology Program, Rosanne Menna chair.

Hall, Imogen E. (2007). The relative contributions of therapist relationship and technical skill in two versions of emotion focused trauma therapy for adult survivors of abuse. Doctoral dissertation, Clinical Psychology Program, Sandra C. Paivio chair.

Ralston, Margaret B. (2006). Imaginal confrontation versus evocative empathy in emotion focused therapy for adult survivors of childhood abuse. Doctoral dissertation, Clinical Psychology Program, Sandra C. Paivio chair.

Aubie, Cheryl D. (2005). An examination of the impact of weight-related teasing on binge eating and mood. Doctoral dissertation, Clinical Psychology Program, Josee L Jarry chair.

Ferguson, Robert I. (2004). Are appraisal mechanisms in the interpretations of intrusions inventory distinct constructs or are they appraisals of responsibility? Masters thesis, Clinical Psychology Program, Josee L. Jarry chair.

Wilkie, Heather E. (2004). A meta-analysis examining the relationship of pathological gambling to impulsivity, addictions and obsessive-compulsive traits. Masters thesis co-chair, Clinical Psychology Program, G. Ron Frisch co-chair. [Thesis]