Past Student Projects

Past Graduate Student Projects

Doctoral Dissertations

Amanda Jenkins – “Hairless, odourless, bleached, and clean”: Exploring Women’s Experiences of the Vagina in Connection with Vaginal Cleansing Products

Karla Stroud – “You have to sometimes be like a bulldog”: Fillial Caregiving Experiences Supporting their Parents during the Transition from Hospital to Home in Ontario

Claudia Barned – “Not fat, maybe thick, not too skinny”: Resisting and Reproducing Health and Beauty Discourses in Urban Jamaica

Masters Theses

Kristie Serota – The Co-Production of Deliberative Outputs in a Public Deliberation on Cancer Drug Funding: An Analysis of the Discourse

Past Honours Thesis Projects

CY Foo – “Listen to your gut”: A Qualitative Analysis of Direct-to-Consumer Microbiome Testing Websites

Mikaela Beijbom – Constructions of Women’s Health in North American Media: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Popular Women’s Health Magazines

Kristina Pagliaro – Communicating Information About Childhood Vaccination to Parents: A Thematic Analysis of a Public Deliberation

Emma Conway – The Social Processes of Public Deliberation Examined through the Lens of Positioning Theory 

Jessica White – A Discursive Analysis of Descriptions of Vaccine-Refusing Parents in the Ontario Vaccine Deliberation

Stephanie Liscumb – Social and Ethical Concerns Regarding Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis Among Canadian Citizens

Kaitlin Snell – Quality of Life and Aging in Chatham-Kent: Perspectives of Older Adults in the Community

Stephanie Figliomeni – The Social Management of Asthma and Cystic Fibrosis in Youth

Jessica Gibson – Women’s Health, Hygiene, and Product Use: A Qualitative Study of Motivational and Social Influences

Janet Amos – Risk Communication and Genetic Testing

Christine Smith – The Promotion of the HPV Vaccine: An Exploratory Study of Risk Communication Related to the HPV Vaccine on Ontario and Canadian Websites

Allie Dainow – Concerns of Cystic Fibrosis Patients: A Qualitative Analysis of Cystic Fibrosis Message Board Data