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Malette Nicole

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Nicole Malette

Postdoctoral Fellows
Department of Sociology

Area(s) of Interest:

Biography

Nicole is currently a post-doctoral fellow working on the Gateways Cities Project with Dr. Karen Robson. She received a PhD in Sociology from The University of British Columbia in 2020, where her dissertation research consisted of a multilevel analysis of how post-secondary institutional context impact individual student’s mental health. Her work has been published in the Canadian Review of Sociology, The Canadian Journal of Higher Education and the Canadian Journal of Education. Nicole is also the author of the book "It's All Good (Unless It's Not): Mental Health Tips and Self-Care Strategies for your Undergraduate Years" (UBC Press, 2020). 

Education

2020 - Ph.D. Sociology, University of British Columbia

Dissertation: “Building Healthy Minds: Campus Contexts Contributing to Undergraduate Student Mental Health Stigma, Service-Use and Wellbeing”

Committee: Dr. Neil Guppy, Dr. Rima Wilkes, Dr. Yue Qian

 

2013 - M.A., Sociology, McMaster University

Thesis: “Forms of Fighting: A Micro-Social Analysis of Bullying and In-School Violence”

Supervisor: Dr. Scott Davies

 

2010 - B.A. (Honours), Sociology, McMaster University

Teaching

Instructor, Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia

2021                    Sociology 102: Inequality and Social Change         (130 students)

2020                    Sociology 102: Inequality and Social Change         (200 students)

2020                    Sociology 310: Canadian Society                          (100 students)

2019                    Sociology 102: Inequality and Social Change         (100 students)

2019                    Sociology 310: Canadian Society                          (80 students)

2019                    Sociology 310: Canadian Society                          (80 students)

2018                    Sociology 310: Canadian Society                          (80 students)

2018                    Sociology 310: Canadian Society                          (80 students)

2017                    Sociology 310: Canadian Society                          (80 students)

Research

Books

Malette, Nicole. 2020. “It’s All Good (Unless It’s Not): Mental Health Tips and Self-Care Strategies For Your Undergraduate Years” UBC Press. ISBN: 9780774839013

 

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Malette, Nicole and Emily Ismailzai. 2020"Building Bridges to Better Bonds?: Differential On-Campus Participation between International and Domestic Students" Canadian Journal of Higher Education.

 

Lyon, Katherine, Nicole Malette, Heather Holroyd, Kerry Greer and Sylvia Bartolic. 2020. “Reimagining Ownership of Formal, Student-Led Peer Mentoring: Student Mentors Speak Back to the Literature”. The Chronicle of Mentoring & Coaching, Vol. 13 No. 1: 13 - 18. 

 

Guppy, Neil, Kerry Greer, Nicole Malette and Krystin Frank. 2017. “The Future Lives of Sociology Graduates” Canadian Review of Sociology/Revue Canadianne de Sociologie. Vol 54. No. 1. 237-252

 

Malette, Nicole. 2017. “Forms of Fighting: A Micro-Social Analysis of Bullying and In-School Violence”. Canadian Journal of Education. Vol 40. No 1.

 

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

Lyon, Katherine and Nicole Malette. 2019. “Sociological Approaches to Education in Canada” in Sara Knudson (Ed.), Committing Sociology: Introduction to Sociology in Canada, Don Mills, Ontario: Pearson Publishing.

 

Malette, Nicole and Neil Guppy. 2016. “Educational Attainment among Canadians:

Open and Competitive or Closed and Sponsored?” In Ed Grabb, Monica Hwang, and Jeffrey Reitz (Eds.), Social Inequality in Canada, Toronto, Ontario: Oxford University Press.