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Weldrick Rachel, PhD Student

Biography

Supervisor:  Dr. Amanda Grenier

Funding: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, 2017-2020

Research Interests:
social gerontology; critical gerontology; social inclusion/exclusion; mental health & illness; aging policy; technology and aging; social determinants of health; knowledge mobilization

 
 

Education

PhD (Candidate) in Social Gerontology, McMaster University

MA in Health & Aging, McMaster University (2014)

BSc (Honours) in Psychology, Minor in Nutrition, Acadia University (2013)

Teaching

TA Experience:

January-April 2014
Teaching Assistant, McMaster University
Supervisor: Prof. Geraldine Voros
HLTH AGE 1AA3: Introduction to Health Studies

September-December 2013
Teaching Assistant, McMaster University
Supervisor: Prof. Geraldine Voros
HLTH AGE 2B03: Social Identity, Health & Illness

September-December 2017
Teaching Assistant, McMaster University
Supervisor: TBA
HLTH AGE 2BB3: Perspectives in Health Studies and Gerontology

Research

Selected Publications:

Weldrick, R., & Grenier, A. (2018). Social isolation in later life: Extending the conversation. Canadian Journal on Aging, 37(1).

 

RA Experience:

September 2016-August 2017
Research Assistant, Gibrea Centre for Studies in Aging
McMaster University
Supervisory: Dr. Amanda Grenier

May-August 2016
Research Assistant, Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging
McMaster University
Supervisor:  Dr. Amanda Grenier

January-April 2016
Research Assistant, Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging
McMaster University
Supervisor:  Dr. Amanda Grenier

September-December 2015
Research Assistant, Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging
McMaster University
Supervisor:  Dr. Amanda Grenier