SWAP Section: Past Awards

SWAP Distinguished Member Award

The SWAP Distinguished Member Award is presented annually to an individual who has made distinguished, long-standing, and substantial contributions that pertain to women, gender, or related issues, in the areas of teaching, research, and/or practice. Past recipients are:

2018 Lana Stermac, University of Toronto
2017 Karen Korabik, University of Guelph (Professor Emeritus)
2016 H. Lorraine Radtke, University of Calgary
2015 Colleen MacQuarrie, University of Prince Edward Island
2014 Carmen Poulin, University of New Brunswick
2013 Noreen Stuckless, York University
2012 Linda McMullen, University of Saskatchewan
2011 Alexandra Rutherford, York University
2010 Charlene Y. Senn, University of Windsor
2009 Shake Toukmanian, York University
2008 Elizabeth Church, Mount Saint Vincent University
2007 Frances Cherry, Carleton University
2006 Hilary M. Lips, Radford University, Virginia
2005 Sandra Byers, University of New Brunswick
2004 Vaura Vike-Freiberga, Université de Montréal, President of Latvia
2003 Elinor Ames, Simon Fraser University
2002 Olga Fabreau, Université de Montréal
2001 Sharon Crozier, University of Calgary
2000 Janet Stoppard, University of New Brunswick
1999 Joanne Gallivan, University College of Cape Breton
1998 Elinor Burwell, Carleton University (posthumous award)
1997 Esther Greenglass, York University
1996 Lorna Cammaert, University of Calgary
1995 Cannie Stark-Adamec, University of Regina
1994 Meredith Kimball, Simon Fraser University
1993 Sandra Pyke, York University

SWAP Feminist Mentoring Award

The SWAP Feminist Mentoring Award is presented annually to recognize feminist supervisors who have promoted the advancement of their students through exceptional mentoring. Nominations are received from students and recent graduates who wish to acknowledge a professor who promotes feminist scholarship, teaching, and, practice and who has been pivotal to their graduate/post-graduate school experience. Past recipients are:

2017 Debra Titone, McGill University
2016 Kristin Miller von Ranson, University of Calgary
2015 Paula Barata, University of Guelph
2014 Carla Rice, University of Guelph
2013 Janelle Kwee, Trinity Western University
2012 Maria Gurevich, Ryerson University
2011 Carmen Poulin, University of New Brunswick
2010 Cherie Werhun, University of Winnipeg
2009 Jennifer McGrath, Concordia University
2008 Shelley Brown, Carleton University
2007 Mary Hampton, University of Regina
2006 Alexandra Rutherford, York University
2005 Connie Kristiansen, Carleton University
2004 Charlene Senn, University of Windsor
2003 Niva Piran, University of Toronto (OISE)

SWAP Student Paper Award

The SWAP Student Paper Award ($500) is presented annually to the best paper submitted by a student to the Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association or SWAP Pre-Convention Institute. Past recipients are:

2017 Mia Sisic (University of Windsor)
A Focus on Strength: Outcomes of Wartime Sexual Violence in a Sample of Ethnically Diverse Bosnian Women
2016 Madeline Hannan-Leith with Marla Buchanan (University of British Columbia)
“Hello? Is it me your ‘swiping’ for?”: Modern Communication and Online Romance in Queer Women
2015 Hillary McBride (University of British Columbia)
Promoting Resiliency through Embodiment: Conceptually and Empirically Grounded Approaches for Working with the Body in Eating Disorder Prevention and Treatment
2014 Nicole Jeffrey with Paula Barata (University of Guelph)
Women’s Lived Experiences of Sexual Coercion in Intimate Relationships with Men
2013 Sara Crann with Paula Barata (University of Guelph)
The Experience of Resilience for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence: A Phenomenological Inquiry
2012 Jenna MacKay with Connie Kristiansen, Hatav Shalileh, Reynosa Mangagil (Carleton University)
Naming Violence Against Women in Ontario
2011 Courtney Williston
2010 Elise Matthews
2009 Anne Marie Mikhail
2008 Ilan dar Nimrod with Stephen Heine and Clarissa Markel (University of British Columbia)
The Gender Divide Through a Genetic Lens: How Exposure to Genetic Theories Affects Behaviours and Attitudes
2007 Shannon Ellis with Linda McMullen (University of Saskatchewan)
2006 Behesta Jaghori with Kathryn Lafreniere (University of Windsor)
Countering the Dominant Discourse: Afghan Women Speak
2005 Dara Chappell with Karen Korabik and Allyson McElwain (University of Guelph)
Effects of Gender-Role Attitudes on Work-Family Conflict and Work-Family Guilt
2004 Heather Roxborough with Carmen Poulin and Lynn Gouliquer (University of New Brunswick)
Discrimination Practices: Lesbian Military Members and Their Partners’ Health
2003 Chantal Thorn (University of Windsor)
Conceptualizations of Health and Illness: A Test of the Theory of Male Bias
2002 Lori Brotto (University of British Columbia)
The Comparison of Clinical Assessment and Laboratory-Based Assessment of Sexual Arousal in Women With and Without Arousal Disorder
2001 Pek Ne (Angela) Khoo with Charlene Y. Senn (University of Windsor)
Men’s and Women’s Responses to Electronic Mail of Different Types of Content
2000 Joti Samra-Grewal with A. Sidhu (Simon Fraser University)
Ethnic Differences in Prevalence Rates and Predictors of Disordered Eating Behaviours
1999 E.B. Brownlie with Stephanie Kellington (Simon Fraser University)
Construction of Gender Conformity and Non-Conformity: A Q-Methodological Study
1998 Nancy Johnson Smith (University of Calgary)
The Development of Occupational Aspirations in Young Women: A Qualitative Study
1997 Yvette Scattolon with Janet Stoppard (University of New Brunswick)
Perceptions of Depression and Coping with Depressive Experiences Among Rural Women in New Brunswick
1996 Kimberly Quinn with James M. Olson (University of Western Ontario)
The Personal/Group Discrimination Discrepancy: An Example of the Better-Than-Average Effect
1995 Diane Roche (University of Victoria)
Women’s Childhood Sexual Abuse History as a Predictor of Adult Attachment Style
1994 Linda Coates with Alan Wade (University of Victoria)
Judges’ Use of Psychological Explanations in Sexual Assault Trial Judgements
1993 Brenda Bettridge (Université de Montréal)
Intimacy and Relationships: The Imagery of Female Adolescent Suicide Attempters
1992 Patricia L. Peters with Lisa A. Serbin (Concordia University)
Adolescent and Early Adult Fertility Patterns in a Sample of Women with Histories of Aggressive and Withdrawn Behaviour
1991 Charlene Y. Senn with Sandra W. Pyke (York University)
Women’s Perceptions of the Impact of Pornography on Their Lives: A Q-Methodological Investigation
1990 Marion A. Cuddy with Kathryn Belicki (York University)
Predicting a History of Sexual Abuse from Nightmares
1989 Wendy M. Pullin (University of Regina) with Henderikus J. Stam (University of Calgary & Tom Baker Cancer Centre)
Appraising Breast Cancer Symptoms: What Motivates Women to Report Them Rapidly?
1988 Tracy L. Bennett (University of California, Los Angeles)
Coping with Abusive Relationships: How and Why Women Stay
1987 Marsha G. Runtz (University of Manitoba)
The Sexual Victimization of Women: The Link Between Child Abuse and Revictimization
1986 Eva E. Skoe (Simon Fraser University)
1985 Charlene Y. Senn with H. Lorraine Radtke (University of Calgary)
A Comparison of Women’s Reactions to Violent Pornography, Non-Violent Pornography and Erotica

SWAP Travel Award

The SWAP Travel Award ($200-$250) is presented annually to students presenting at the Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association or SWAP Pre-Convention Institute. Priority is given to students presenting papers or posters on topics of particular relevance to women. Past recipients are:

2017 Pamela Young
Hillary McBride
Kathryn Jenson
Jennifer McWilliams
Chen Vu
2016 Ekaterina Martynova
Usra Leedham
Cailin Stamarski
Jenna Cripps
Busisiwe Neube
2015 Taslim Alani
Kaitlyn Goldsmith
Alyssa Mabey
Jessica McCutcheon
Jennifer Andrea Moore
Carley Pope
Kathleen Webb
2014 Nicole Aitkin
Giselle Castillo
Carley Pope
Kathleen Webb
Victoria Sit
Cailin Stamarski
2013 Brianna O’Neil
Emilie Polak
Jessica McCutcheon
Taslim Alani
Courtney Williston
Hillary McBride
Kerry Erickson
2012 Sobia Ali-Faisal
Kimberley Cullen
Sandra Dixon
Kerry Erikson
Natalie Michel
2011 Taslim Alani
Regine Debrosse
Anne Gendreau
Jenna MacKay
Myriah Mulvogue
2010 Tera Beaulieu
Andre DesRoches
Natalie Michel
Jennifer Moore, University of Calgary
Allison Reeves
2009 Melissa Castro Couch
Rebecca Harriman, University of Saskatchewan
Jessica McCutcheon, University of New Brunswick
2008 Ashley Cavanaugh, Trinity Western University
Christina Drost, University of Regina
Paula Luedemann, University of Alberta
Deborah MacNiel, University of Alberta
Judi Malone, Athabasca University