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Dr. Dillon Browne

Principal Investigator and Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor of Psychology (Clinical)

Tier II Canada Research Chair in Child and Family Clinical Psychology (SSHRC)

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Shealyn May

Lab Manager

B.A. Hons (University of Waterloo) 

Email: ssmay@uwaterloo.ca

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Laura Colucci

Graduate Research Assistant

Laura Colucci is a graduate research assistant for the Whole Family Lab. 

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Jackson Smith

Graduate Research Assistant

B.A. Hons., M.A. (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Email: jackson.smith@uwaterloo.ca

Jean de Dieu Basabose

Jean de Dieu Basabose, PhD

Research Scientist

Jean de Dieu Basabose is Research Scientist for the Whole Family Lab.  Based at the Sanctuary Refugee Health Centre, Jean's research works will be focusing on promoting emotional well-being in newcomer canadian families.

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Sarah Churchill

Honours Thesis Student

Sarah Churchill is a Honours Thesis Student with the Whole Family Lab. She is currently completing her third year of Honours Psychology (Co-op) at the University of Waterloo.

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Sarah Southcott Whyte

Honours Thesis Student

Sarah Southcott Whyte is a Research Assistant and Honours Thesis Student to the Whole Family Lab. She is in her final year of her B.A. Honours in Psychology at the University of Waterloo.

Jessica Lee

Jessica Lee

Research Assistant

Jessica Lee is a Research Assistant with the Whole Family Lab. Jessica is currently completing her B.Sc. Joint Honours Kinesiology and Psychology with a minor in Rehabilitation at the University of Waterloo. 

Julianna Lu

Julianna Lu

Research Assistant

Julianna Lu is a Research Assistant with the Whole Family Lab. Julianna has completed her Honours. B.Sc. in Forensic Science at the University of Toronto. She is now completing her post degree studies in Psychology at the University of Waterloo.  

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Emily Dirks

Research Assistant

Emily Dirks is a Research Assistant to the Whole Family Lab. Emily is currently in her fourth year of her B.A. Honours in Psychology and Social Development Studies (Social Works Specialization) at the University of Waterloo.

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Angelina Cleroux

Research Assistant

Angelina Cleroux is a research assistant with the Whole Family Lab. Angelina has completed a B.Sc. in Early Childhood Education at Ashworth College, as well as a B.A. Honours in Psychology from the University of Waterloo. 

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Ben Southern

Alumni

Ben Southern was involved with the Whole Family Lab from 2019 to 2020 in roles including Research Assistant, Honours Thesis Student, and Lab Manager. Ben's research pursuits involved the effects of device and media use, mental models of existential meaning, and it's effects on mental health.

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Heera Elize Sen

Research Assistant
Heera Elize Sen is a Research Assistant to the Whole Family Lab and has been involved with it as a Directed Studies student in the past. She is a fourth year student who is pursuing her BKI Joint Honours Knowledge Integration and Psychology (with a Research Intensive Specialization).
Melanie Desroches

Melanie Desroches

Research Assistant

Melanie is a Research Assistant with the Whole Family Lab. She is currently completing her fourth year of the Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Early Childhood Studies at the University of Guelph-Humber.