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Eileen Wood

Professor, Psychology

Areas of Expertise: Developmental psychology; Cognitive development; Technology in the classroom; Sex-role socialization; Dating relationships; Sex education;

Biography: Interests: Cognitive development, memory strategies, learning in the classroom, computer instruction, technology in the classroom, educational applications of cognitive and developmental theories. Secondary interests include sex-role socialization, dating…

(519) 884-0710 ext.3738

Joan Norris

Dean, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Areas of Expertise: Adult development and aging; Intergenerational family relationships; Gambling

Biography: Joan E. Norris is Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and Professor of Psychology. She has studied and taught adult development for nearly 30 years and has published widely in the field. She has a special interest in successful aging and…

519-884-0710 ext.3324

Marshall Fine


Areas of Expertise: Professional ethics; Family therapy; Family Experiences with Child Protection; Family and couple relationships

Biography: I taught couple and family therapy in the Marriage and Family Therapy program at the University of Guelph for sixteen years prior to coming to FSW in January 1999. My research, theoretical interests, and publications are in the following areas:…

519-884-0710 ext.X 5223

Nick Coady


Areas of Expertise: Psychotherapy research; Therapeutic relationships; Counselling theories and skills; Group work with male batterers

Biography: Until becoming dean of the FSW in 2011, Nick taught in the individuals, families, and groups field of study. His teaching and research interests include relationship and other common factors in counselling, artistic/intuitive elements in counselling, the…

Joel Weadge

Assistant Professor, Biology & Chemistry

Areas of Expertise: Structure/Function Relationships of Proteins; Protein Crystallography; Protein-Protein Interactions; Glycobiology; Bacterial Polysaccharide Secretion

Biography: My interest in microbiology started during my undergraduate …

519-884-0710 ext.2161

Michael Suits

Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Areas of Expertise: X-ray Crystallography; Glycobiology; Structure-Function Relationships; Enzymology; Bioinformatics

Biography: Dr. Suits is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Wilfrid Laurier University. He received his PhD in Biochemistry from Queen's University where his thesis work with Prof. Zongchao Jia focused on heme processing and a…

1.519.884.0710 ext.4961

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