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Steven E. Mock

Associate Professor, Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies

Director, RBC Retirement Research Centre at the University of Waterloo

Cross-appointed to School of Public Health and Health Systems

Steve MockContact information

Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 38796

Email: smock@uwaterloo.ca

Office: Mathematics & Computer (MC) 1012

Website: RBC Retirement Research Centre

Research interests

I am a developmental psychologist with research interests in the areas of aging and retirement, coping with stigmatization, sexual minority adult development, and leisure as a coping resource. My research has been funded by SSHRC and the RBC Retirement Research Centre. I am also the recipient of an Early Researcher Award from the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation to support research on retirement planning among diverse family forms.

Graduate supervision and student opportunities

I am currently accepting applications from graduate students with related research interests:

  • Adult development and aging
  • Coping
  • Sexual orientation
  • Motivation

Graduate studies application details

Teaching interests

  • Psychological approaches to leisure research
  • Adult development and aging
  • Well-being
  • Quantitative analysis

Courses

REC 672/772: Quantitative Research Data Analysis and Interpretation

REC 105: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Leisure

    Education

    BA (Waterloo)

    MA, PhD (Cornell)

    Selected publications

    See Google Scholar for full list of publications.

    Schryer, E., Mock, S. E., Hilbrecht, M., Lero, D., & Smale, B. (2016).  Use of leisure facilities and well-being in adult caregivers. Leisure Sciences, 38, 17-33.

    Mock, S. E., Plante, C. N., Reysen, S., & Gerbasi, K. C. (2013).  Deeper leisure involvement as a coping resource in a stigmatized leisure context.  Leisure/Loisir, 37, 111-126.

    Mock, S. E., & Eibach, R. P. (2012).  Stability and change in sexual orientation identity over a 10-year period in adulthood.  Archives of Sexual Behavior, 41, 641-648.

    Mock, S. E., & Eibach, R. P. (2011).  Age prejudice moderates the effect of subjective age on psychological well-being: Evidence from a 10-year longitudinal study. Psychology and Aging, 26, 979-986.

    Affiliation: 
    University of Waterloo