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Masculinity in two reddit men’s communities: Feminism is foul, privilege is precarious, and being beta is bad


Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies

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Supervisor: Dr. Corey W. Johnson

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Older Adult Volunteers: Understanding the meaning of volunteering in the transition to retirement.

Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies
University of Waterloo
Supervisor: Dr. Katie Misener
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Undergraduate Degrees

Honours Bachelors of Outdoor Recreation (HBOR)

Honours Bachelor of Arts - Women's Studies

  Joint Honours Thesis Project:

  Who’s the Boss? Leadership Perceptions and Attitudes of Residential Summer Camp Staff Members

  Supervisors: Dr. R. Harvey Lemelin (HBOR) & Dr. Jennifer Roth (Women's Studies)

Bachelor of Science - Natural Sciences


Affiliate Faculty Appointments

Western Carolina University - Experiential and Outdoor Education / Parks and Recreation Management - Graduate Faculty

Sessional Lecturer

University to Waterloo - Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies

REC 200 - Play, Creativity and Child Development (Winter 2022) / (Spring - 2019) / (Spring - 2018) - 120 Students   

REC 280 – Introduction to Tourism (Winter – 2019) - 150 Students

Brock University - Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies

RECL 4P43 - Gender, Leisure, and Families (Spring 2021) - 28 Students

Teaching Assistant Workshop Facilitator / Grad Student Teaching Evaluator

University of Waterloo - Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE)
Facilitated CTE workshops for graduate students; special projects developing and delivering faculty-specific TA trainings.
Workshops Facilitated: CTE 190 – Effective Question Strategies; CTE 160 – Assessing and Improving Your Teaching; CTE 170 – From TA to Course Instructor; CTE 234 – Teaching with Confidence; PHARM 610 Special Workshop – TA Skills and Responsibilities
Evaluated lesson plans, facilitated small group peer-teaching, and provided evaluations for 15-minute micro-lessons which are a required part of the Fundamentals of University Teaching program offered by the CTE.

Teaching Assistant

University of Waterloo
REC 405 - Leisure and Well-Being (2021) - 70 students
REC 120/220 - Program Management & Evaluation (2014, 2016, 2021) – 120 students
REC 200 - Play, Creativity and Child Development (2016) – 120 students
REC 100 - Introduction to the Study of Recreation and Leisure Services (2015 - Online) – 250 students
Lakehead University
WS 1100 - Madonna to Madonna: Women's and Gender Issues (2009, 2010) – 100 students

Occasional Teacher

Upper Canada College

ACCT Challenge Course Instructor Trainer

Adventureworks! Associates Inc.
Train and joint-certify adults to safely run high ropes and challenge courses, as well as other adventure programming through a North-American certifying body. Courses range in length from two days (16 hours) to five days (40 hours) of both in-class and hands-on instruction.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Université du Québec à Montréal
Postdoctoral Fellow - International Network on Technology, Work and Family (INTWAF), School of Management Sciences
- Research seeks to seeks to understand employer-employee relationships with surveillance software, and its effects on workplace leadership, trust, and employee satisfaction

Research Assistantships

University of Waterloo

Creating Male Allies SSHRC Insight Grant - Dr. Diana Parry & Dr. Corey Johnson - 2020-2021
Masculinity in GSNA Application Use - Diana Parry - 2019
Feminisms in Leisure Studies - Diana Parry - 2018

Digital Dilemmas Book & Colloquium (SSHRC) - Dr. Diana Parry, Dr. Corey Johnson, Dr. Simone Fullagar - 2017-2018

Learning from 'Others': Collective Memory Work - Dr. Corey Johnson - 2016-2017

Exploring Sense of Community Among Older Adult Volunteers in Sport - Dr. Katie Misener, Dr. Lisbeth Berbary - 2015-2016


Editorial Assistant

Leisure Sciences - Journal - Journal Website - 2017-2019

Director - YMCA-YWCA of Guelph - Overnight Camping Services

Full-Time Director of Overnight Camping services serving 500 campers per year and seasonal staff of 24.