Research Staff

Kathy Petite

Posted on May 8, 2017

Kathy Petite

I joined the lab in August 2013 as Research Coordinator. I have a BSc in Psychology from Dalhousie and an M.A. in Family Studies and Gerontology from Mount Saint Vincent University. My research explored the tension of motherhood and the military for women who were service members and parents of young children particularly at times of deployments that took them away from family for up to six months. Upon graduation in 2008, I won the MSVU thesis award for “Tinker, tailor! Soldier, sailor! Mother? Making sense of the competing institutions of motherhood and the military.” While working on my...

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Gillian Boudreau

Posted on May 6, 2017

Gillian Boudreau

I have recently graduated with my BA (honours) in Psychology with a minor in Gender & Women’s Studies from Dalhousie, and have been involved in the Couples and Sexual Health Lab since early 2013, first as a volunteer and then as a research assistant and independent research student.

I am privileged to be involved with several studies in the Lab as a part of my work as a research assistant, including participant support and survey technical support for the ‘Daily Goals in Couples with Vulvodynia’ study and the ‘Comparison of Couple Therapy and Medical Treatment for Provoked Vestibulodynia (PVD)’ study, and I help with recruitment and participant support for the ‘Genito-pelvic Pain in Pregnancy and Postpartum’ study.

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Megan Muise

Posted on Apr 8, 2017

Megan Muise

I recently graduated from Mount Saint Vincent University with a Bachelor of Art (Honours) in Psychology. For my honours thesis, I worked with Dr. Angie Birt (Mount Saint Vincent University) on a research project examining how forgiveness influences people’s memories for emotional events. I joined the Couples and Sexual Health Lab in the spring of 2017 as a research assistant, assisting primarily with the ‘Transition to Parenthood’ study, as well as providing participant support in many other ongoing studies in the lab. I am very excited to be a member of this lab as my primary research...

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