School of Behavioural and Social Sciences

Dr. Lara Descartes

Professor, Department of Family Studies
Tel: (519) 432-8353 Ext: 28059
E-mail: ldescart@uwo.ca
Biography

Research Areas: Child health, parenting, popular culture and family, work and family, support relationships between adult family members (parents and adult children, adult siblings)
family.
Area of Expertise: Health, parenting, media and family


Dr. Jennifer Sutton

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Tel: (519) 432-8353
E-mail: jsutton7@uwo.ca
Biography

Research Areas: Animal Cognition & Behaviour, Human Navigation.
Area of Expertise: Evolution.


Dr. John Mitchell

Acting Academic Dean, Department of Psychology
Tel: 519.432.8353 ext. 28116
E-mail: jbmitche@uwo.ca
Biography

Research Areas: Educational Psychology, Religiosity and Stress, Coping with Stress.
Area of Expertise: Teaching of Psychology, University teaching


Dr. Leslie Janes

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Tel: 519.432.8353 ext.28275
E-mail: ljanes@uwo.ca
Biography
(bilingual faculty)

Research Areas: “Jeer Pressure” (Fear of Ridicule), Performance and Mastery Goals, Environment and Competitiveness. Area of Expertise: Women’s Sexuality.


Dr. Steven Kleinknecht

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
Tel: 519.432.8353 ext. 28279
E-mail: skleinkn@uwo.ca
Biography

Research Areas: Qualitative Research, Subculture, Deviance, Criminology, Computer Hackers, Old Order Mennonites.