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Leanage Allison S.F., PhD Student

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Allison S.F. Leanage

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Sociology

Area(s) of Interest:

Biography

Dissertation Title: The Impact of Education, Family, and Community on the Mental Health Among Children in Canada Across Generations
Supervisory Committee: Drs. Marisa Young (Chair), Vic Satzewich, and Paul Glavin 

Selected Research Scholarships/Grants/Fellowships

2017-2019 Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Doctoral Fellowship

2018 Cenntennial Award, McMaster Association of Part-Time Studies

2018 Academic Excellence Award -Clinical Research Associate Certificate Program

2018 Centre for Research in Empirical Social Sciences (CRESS) Fellowship

2017 (Summer), ASA(American Sociological Association)/ICPSR(Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) Clifford C. Clogg Scholarship, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, United States

2016-2017, Ontario Graduate Scholarship(OGS) and Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology, Canada

Education

  • Ph.D. Sociology. In Progress – McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
  • Certified Clinical Research Associate - (2018)
  • M.A. Sociology –  (2014)
  • B.A. (Hons) Social Psychology (Inaugural Class)  – (2013)
 
 

Teaching

Courses 

Instructor, Peer-Evaluated Teaching Experience, (EDU 650), Paul R. MacPherson Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Excellence in Teaching, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Winter 2019. 

Selected Teaching Assistantships

Teaching Assistant, Small Worlds: Childhood and Children, (Social Psychology 3ZZ3), Department of Social Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Winter 2019.

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Sociological Research Methods, (Sociology, 2Z03), Department of Sociology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Winter 2019. 

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Sociology, (Sociology, 1Z03), Department of Sociology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Fall 2018.

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Research Methods, (Sociology, 2Z03), Department of Sociology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Winter 2018. 

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Statistics for Sociology, (Sociology, 3FF3), Department of Sociology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Fall 2017.  

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Sociological Theory, (Sociology, 2S06), Department of Sociology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, 2016-2017.   

Selected Invited Talks and Lectures

Guest Lecturer. (March 2019). Examples of Quantitative Research Methods. Introduction to Sociological Research Methods, Department of Sociology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

Guest Lecturer. (March 2018). Examples of Quantitative Research Methods. Introduction to Research Methods, Department of Sociology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

Guest Lecturer. (November 2014). Applications in Research. Research Techniques and Data Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

Selected Other Invited Talks

Cultivating Quality Supervisory Relationships, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MacPherson Institute, McMaster University (March 2018)

Guest Speaker, Teaching Assistant Training Day, Department of Sociology, McMaster University (September 2017)

MacPherson Teaching and Learning Workshops

Facilitator, EDU 600: Adult Learning Theories, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, January 2019. 

Facilitator, EDU 700: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching,  McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, May 2018. 

Facilitator, EDU 600: Equity and Inclusion in Higher Education,  McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, April 2018. 

 
 

Research

Peer Reviewed Publications 

Fox, J., & A. Leanage (2016). ‘R and the Journal of Statistical Software,’ Journal of Statistical Software, 73 (1): 1-13. 

Community Research Reports

Leanage, Allison, Raquel Burgess, Michelle Ogrodnik and Peter Malik. (2018). “Sexual Health and Sexual Education for Women with Disabilities: Challenges & Opportunities.”  Prepared for the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion.

DeBie, Alise, Ben Bergey, Renee Cosme, Jessica Langevin, Allison Leanage and Sol Ji Kim. (2017). “Pathways to Post-Secondary Education: Engaging Families of Students in Grades 6-8.”Prepared for the Industry Council. p. 1-22.

DeBie, Alise, Ben Bergey, Renee Cosme, Jessica Langevin, Allison Leanage and Sol Ji Kim. (2017). “Pathways to Post-Secondary Education: Engaging Families of Students in Grades 6-8.”Resource Booklet Prepared for the Industry Council.

Selected Conference/Poster Presentations

Leanage, A., Burgess, R., Ogrodnik, M., & P. Malick. (2017). How Sexual Education is Falling Short. Paper presented at the MOMENTUM: A Disability Justice UnConference, Lincoln Alexander Center, Hamilton, Ontario. 

Leanage, A. (2017). Education Aspirations of Diverse Racial/Ethnic Immigrant Children and its Impact on their Mental Well-Being. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Sociological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Allard, E., Levinson, B., Das, S., & A. Leanage. (2017). The MCYU in the City Facilitator Training Program: An Examination of Skill Development Through Community Engaged Education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Student Partner Symposium, MacPherson Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. 

Leanage, A. (2016, June). The Impact of Immigrant Youth's Sense of Community Belonging on Mental Health. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Sociological Association, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Selected Research Work/Assistantships

Research Associate, (2016-2017) "McMaster Child and Youth (MCYU) in the City Facilitator Training Study," Dr. Erin Allard and Beth Levinson, MacPherson Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario. 

Research Assistant. (2015-2016) Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Grant. “R in the Pages of the Journal of Statistical Software.” Principal Investigator: Dr. John Fox, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. 

Research Trainee. (2013-). Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation and the Ontario Mental Health Foundation and in partnership with the Hamilton-Wentworth and Catholic District School Boards. "Hamilton Youth Study." Principal Investigators: Dr. Kathy Georgiades and Dr. Michael Boyle. (Co-Investigators: Dr. Peter Szatmari, Dr. Jennifer Jenkins, and Dr. Louis Schmidt), Offord Centre for Child Studies, Hamilton, Ontario.  

Professional Affiliations

Canadian Sociological Association
American Sociological Association
Canadian Population Association 
Association of Educational Researchers of Ontario Member (AERO)