Camille Garceau (2016 - 2017)

Camille will graduate with her Bachelor of Science degree with Honours in Psychology in December 2017. She started working with Dr. Ronis as a research assistant in the Summer of 2014 and has been a member of the Youth & Family Research Lab ever since. Camille recently completed her Honours thesis titled “A Qualitative Investigation of Actual Versus Expected Initial Sexual Experiences” under Dr. Ronis’ supervision. She now works as a project coordinator for the Youth & Family Research Lab. She is currently working on her second scientific journal publication, an article on expectations of initial sexual experiences.

Camille is interested in eating disorders, both in children/adolescent and adult populations. After the completion of her undergraduate degree, Camille is planning on pursuing a graduate degree in clinical psychology to become an eating disorder specialist. 


Publications

Garceau, C., & Ronis, S. T. (in press). The interface between young adults’ religious values and their sexual experiences prior to age sixteen. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality.
 

Conference presentations:

Garceau, C., McKie, R. M., & Ronis, S. T. (2017). Predictors of body image in adults in the US and Canada. Poster to be presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Garceau, C., & Ronis, S. T. (2017). A qualitative analysis of perceptions of actual versus expected first sexual experiences. Presentation to be given at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Garceau, C. & Ronis, S. T. (2017). A qualitative investigation of actual versus expected first sexual experiences. Presentation given at the 2017 Science Atlantic Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Sydney, Cape Breton, NS, Canada.

Garceau, C., Ronis, S. T., & Wasson, K. S. (2016). Qualitative examination of the coping strategies associated with the interplay of religious themes and early sexual experiences. Poster presented at the 2016 Canadian Sex Research Forum, Québec, QC, Canada.

Ronis, S. T., Garceau, C., & Doyle, R. (2016). A qualitative analysis of early sexual experiences among young adults. Paper session presented at the meeting of the International Association for Relationship Research, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Garceau, C., Doyle, R. A., & Ronis, S. T. (2016). A qualitative examination of consent in early sexual experiences. Presentation given at the UNB Arts Matters Undergraduate Conference Panel, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

Doyle, R. A., Ronis, S. T., & Garceau, C. (2015). Yes, no, or maybe: Qualitative study of early sexual experiences and the conceptualization of consent. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Albuquerque, NM, USA.

Doyle, R. A., Ronis, S. T., & Garceau, C. (2015). Qualitative examination of actual parent-child sexual communication and perceived ideal approaches. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Albuquerque, NM, USA.

Ronis, S. T., Doyle, R. A., Garceau, C., Malcom, K. E., & Wallace, N. (2015). It’s not what you say but how you say it: Observed parent-child sexual communication in a community sample of families. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Albuquerque, NM, USA.

O’Sullivan, L. F., Majerovich, J., Milliken, M., Byers, M., & Garceau, C. (2015). Provision of sexual health clinical and related services by public health across Canada. Poster presented at the 7th Annual New Brunswick Health Research Conference, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

Doyle, R. A., Ronis, S. T., & Garceau, C. (2015). Early sexual experiences and real and ideal parent-child communications about sex. Poster presented at the 2015 Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health, Singapore. 


Awards:

Snodgrass 2016 Honours Prize in Psychology

H. H. Mike (Mikaelian) 2016 Memorial Prize 

Department of Psychology 2016 Travel Honorarium

Department of Psychology 2015 Travel Honorarium 

Dr. Florence Snodgrass Memorial Award 2013 in Social Psychology

Dr. Florence Snodgrass Memorial Award 2013 in Introduction to Statistics in Psychology