PhD Family Relations and Human Development
Angela Underhill is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph, Canada. She received a M.Sc. in Family Relations and Human Development (University of Guelph) in 2016 where her work focused on the sexual and relationship satisfaction of people living with sexually transmitted infections. Angela also received a B. A. in Arts and Business, and Sexuality, Marriage, and Family from the University of Waterloo, Canada.
Bulleted list of research interests
Research Area – Relationships and Sexuality
Academic Background: Christopher Quinn-Nilas is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph. He received a M.A. in Psychology and a B.A. in Psychology from Trent University.
- Mindfulness and self-compassion
- Relationship and sexual satisfaction
- Relational well-being
- Relationship stability
Birth Place/Raised: Iran
Cultural Ethnicity: Iranian (Persian)
Education: PhD student, Family Relations and Human Development (FRHD), University of Guelph
Previous Education: Masters in Counselling (Specialist in Family Counselling), Iran
Academic Background: Sonya Strohm is Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph, where she is enrolled as a part-time student. She holds a Master of Science in Health Research Methodology from McMaster University, and a Bachelor of Health Sciences from the University of Western Ontario. Sonya is employed as a Research Coordinator at McMaster University in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
Academic Background: Andrea LaMarre is a PhD candidate in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph. She received her MSc. in the same department in 2014 and a BA honours in sociology from the University of Guelph in 2012.
- Eating disorders
- Support systems
- Feminist theory
- Qualitative methods
- Mental health
- Arts-based methods
- Social justice
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