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Queen's University
WEEK of  30 June 2010 

UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)
July 12, 2010
9:00 a.m.

Humphrey Room 326
Allisha Pattreson, Master's Oral. Psychache and Self-Harming Behaviour Among Homeless Men: A Test of Shneidman's Model. Supervisor: Dr. Ronald R. Holden. External Examiner: Dr. Carl Keane, Department of Sociology. NOTE: location is Humphrey Room 326.
July 12, 2010 9:30 a.m.

Jung-Eun Shelly Paik, Ph.D. Oral. Changing beliefs about categories and individual instances: Evidence for the moderating effect of level of representation. Supervisor: Dr. Leandre R. Fabrigar. External Examiner: Dr. Steven Spencer, University of Waterloo.
July 15,  2010
12:00 noon
Kelly B. Smith, Ph.D. Oral. Sexual, relational, and psychological functioning among women with provoked vestibulodynia (PVD). Supervisor: Dr. Caroline Pukall. External Examiner: Dr. Uzma Rehman, University of Waterloo.
July 19, 2010 11:30 a.m.

Humphrey Room 326
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 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.







Please note the administration offices will be closed on Thursday, July 1 in celebration of  " Canada Day ".  The offices will re-open on Friday, July 2at 8:30 a.m.
Due to vacation schedule, the payroll deadlines have changed slightly.  Please ensure all members of your lab are aware of the change.
  • BiWeeklyPayroll  - Friday, June 25 at noon and Monday, July 12
  • Monthly Payroll - Wednesday, July 14 and New Payroll Contracts effective July 1: July 14
The news and media services department is open all summer, so if anyone has any research they would like them to publicize, please send it to Jeff Drake, Communications Coordinator, News and Media Services, Marketing and Communications 613-533-2877 ext. 32877 Website:
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.


Department of Psychology, Queen's University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching three sections of the four-week Cognitive Module in Principles of Psychology (PSYC100).  Applications will be received until July 12, 2010.   See attached for further details.

Department of Psychology, Queen's University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in working with Continuing and Distance Studies as the Subject Matter Expert to develop the online version of PSYC 370*S Brain and Behaviour II..  The development work will take place over the 2010-2011 fall-winter session. See attached for further details.  Closing date for applications is July 12, 2010.

Department of Psychology, Queen's University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching in the 2010-2011 academic session. This is a Spring-Summer 2011 (May 2 - July 29, 2011) appointment to teach the newly developed online version of PSYC 370*S Brain and Behaviour II offered through Continuing and Distance Studies. Further details attached.  Closing date for applications is July 12, 2010.

Department of Psychology, University of New Brunswick in Fredericton invites applications for a 9-month appointment.  Applicants are expected to have a PhD or be near completion.  The appointment will be made at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, depending upon qualifications, and will start August 1, 2010. Please send curriculum vitae, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: E. Sandra Byers, Chair, Department of Sociology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3.  Applications sent by e-mail to will also be considered.






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