Collaborators

Dr. Tom Armstrong

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Whitman College

Tom Armstrong is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Whitman College. His research interests focus on understanding disgust in the context of anxiety disorders, with the goal of identifying novel strategies for reducing disgust. Dr. Armstrong and Dr. Dawson are collaborating on NSERC-funded research projects examining attentional processing of sexual cues using a novel online alternative to eye-tracking—MouseView. http://www.peep-lab.org/

Dr. Katrina Bouchard

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia (Jan 2022)

Katrina Bouchard is an IWK Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Dalhousie University. She will join the UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology as an Assistant Professor in January 2022. Dr. Bouchard’s research interests include the multi-method assessment of sexual response and the treatment of women’s and couple’s sexual health concerns. Dr. Bouchard and Dr. Dawson first began working together in graduate school and are collaborating on multi-method research examining the relationship between emotion regulation strategies and sexual well-being.

Dr. Meredith Chivers

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Queen’s University

Meredith Chivers is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Queen’s University. Her research interests involve how gender and sex influence sexual response, sexual orientation, and sexual health.  Dr. Chivers and Dr. Dawson first began working together during Dr. Dawson’s PhD and are collaborating on a CIHR-funded project with Drs. Brotto, Todd, and Huberman on neurocognitive correlates of responsive sexual desire in women with and without sexual difficulties. https://www.queensu.ca/psychology/sexuality-and-gender-lab.

Dr. Daniela Palombo

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia

Daniela Palombo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. She investigates cognitive and neural factors associated with how people form and retain autobiographical memories and how this differs across individuals. Dr. Palombo and Dr. Dawson are collaborating on a SSHRC-funded research project examining factors influencing memory for receiving news of an unsuccessful in vitro fertilization treatment. https://www.danielapalombo.ca/research/.

Dr. Natalie O. Rosen

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University

Natalie O. Rosen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Dalhousie University. Her research interests focus on understanding how couples cope with sexual problems or changes to their sexual relationship, with the goal of using this knowledge to develop interventions to improve couples’ sexual and relational well-being. Dr. Rosen and Dr. Dawson first began working together during Dr. Dawson’s postdoctoral fellowship and they continue to collaborate on SSHRC-funded projects related to couples’ sexual well-being during the transition to parenthood. https://natalieorosen.com

Dr. Marie-Pier Vaillancourt-Morel

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Marie-Pier Vaillancourt-Morel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Her research interests focus on understanding factors contributing to couples’ sexual well-being and intimate relationships, including pornography use, sexual violence, and childhood maltreatment. Dr. Vaillancourt-Morel and Dr. Dawson are collaborating on a SSHRC-funded project with Drs. Bergeron and Daspe on the effect of childhood maltreatment on couples’ sexual well-being. https://saillab.ca