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Queen's University


WEEK of  16 July 2010 

UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)
July 19, 2010 11:30 a.m.
Jamal Mansour, Ph.D. Oral.  Testing Applied Lineup Theory. Supervisor: Dr. R.C.L. Lindsay. External Examiner: Dr. Joanna Pozzulo, Carleton University.  
NOTE: location is Humphrey Room 326.
July 30, 2010, 9:00 a.m.
Sandra Marques, Ph.D. Oral. Relationship threat and self-regulation: The moderating effect of attachment anxiety. Supervisor: Dr. Tara MacDonald. External Examiner: Dr. Diane Holmberg, Acadia University.

August 18, 2010

10:00 a.m.

Jay Wood, Ph.D. Oral. Deconstructing Attitude Strength: Understanding the Cognitive Structures and Subjective Beliefs Related to Attitudes . Supervisor: Dr. Leandre Fabrigar.  External Examiner: Dr. Derek Rucker, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.
August 19, 2010, 9:30 a.m.

Megan Davidson, Ph.D. Oral. Impact of Manipulated Perceived Efficacy and Self-Affirmation on Measures of Risk, Efficacy, and Intention.Supervisor: Dr. Leandre Fabrigar. External Examiner: Dr. Erin Strahan, Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford.

August 4, 2010

9:30 a.m.

Maia Kredentser, MSc Oral.  Extraversion and Self-Monitoring: Exploring Differential Responses to Descriptive and Injunctive Normative Messages within the Framework of the Elaboration Likelihood Model of Persuasion. Supervisor: Dr. Leandre Fabrigar. External Examiner: Dr. Lucie Levesque, Department of Kinesiology/Health Sciences.
August 16, 2010 1:00 p.m.

Meaghan Wilkin, MSc Oral. Exposure to stressors during development and the importance of timing: An animal model of early life adversity. Supervisor: Dr. Janet Menard.  External Examiner: Dr. James Reynolds, Department of Pharmacology.
Sept. 9, 2010
9:15 a.m
Elisabeth I. Whaley, Ph.D. Oral.  Exploring the underlying psychological processes of gambling behaviour: Individual and contextual factors.   Supervisor: Dr. Roderick C.L. Lindsay. External Examiner: Dr. Ian Newby-Clark, University of Guelph.








THANK YOU (Theresa Brennan) 

I want to thank all of you for a great year! You all welcomed me and accepted me with open arms. I very quickly felt like I was "part of the family". That doesn't happen everywhere.This is a terrific place to work.All the Best!

Clinical Program Accreditation Site Visit which will be on July 19-20, 2010.

The New School Psychology Bulletin - 
Become a Peer Reviewer! The NSPB is currently seeking applications to our Editorial Board for the 2010/2011 academic year. Applications are accepted from graduate students in the field of psychology. Peer reviewers serve a 1-year term and typically receive 4-6 manuscripts per year. Manuscripts cover all branches of psychology and include empirical articles, clinical case studies, literature reviews, or commentary on the field. Primary responsibilities include reviewing submitted manuscripts for content, style, and length and making recommendations to the editors.  For more information about NSPB, please go to . To apply for a position on the 2010/2011 Editorial Board, please send a current CV and cover letter to:   NO LATER THAN AUGUST 1ST, 2010.

Fifth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. 2-5 August 2010.  For further details please go to their website:

Aquitaine Conferences -NEUROSCIENCES, October 12-15, 2010 Arcachon, France.  Insights into the Neurobiology of Addiction. For further information and registration please go to website:

2010 International Chronic Pelvic Pain Symposium & Workshop.  Friday, August 27, 2010 . This is a multidisciplinary international conference involving many of the best minds in pain management. For further information please email:  or visit the website at

CALL FOR PAPERS. Future Theory: Fear, Horror, and Terror(ism). Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, University of Guelph, one-day conference, November 2010. Please send abstracts of no more 300 words outlining your proposed paper to by August 5, 2010.


Post-doctoral position at the Mind Research Network, Albuquerque, NM, USA.  All applications should be submitted online at:  This position is listed as #240.   Questions may be addressed to Dr. Matthew Shane at

Wilfrid Laurier University, School of Business & Economics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in OB/HR, starting July 1, 2011.  See details attached.

Maple Family Health Team (Kingston) are currently recruiting for a Mental Health Counselor (full-time).  For more information please see attached.






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