Sofia is currently working on her Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours in Psychology. She first became involved with the Youth and Family Research Laboratory as an honours student in the fall of 2016, working under the supervision of Dr. Ronis. Sofia’s previous research has focused on the association between sexting and online sexual activity, as well as the lived sexual experiences of older adults. Currently, she is preparing a paper focusing on the relationship between various paraphilic interests and sexual satisfaction.
2017 Maecenas Undergraduate Scholarship
2017 Snodgrass Best Honours Conference Presentation
2016 Department of Psychology Travel Honorarium
2016 Dr. Florence Snodgrass Essay Prize
2016-2017 Alice MacKenzie Gaukrodger Scholarship in Arts
2016-2017 Fernando Poyatos Scholarship
2016-2017 Dr. Wu Yee-sun & Mrs. Wu Ho Man-yuen Memorial Bursary
2015-2016 Edwin Jacob Special University Scholarship
Walmark, S., Ronis, S. T., Vander Molen, L., Mackie, R., & Humphries, T. (2017, November). Associations Between Paraphilic Interests and Sexual Satisfaction: Are Some Paraphilic Interests Healthy and Sexually Satisfying? Paper to be presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Walmark, S., Ronis, S. T., Vander Molen, L., Mackie, R., & Humphries, T. (2017, October). Paraphilic Interests as Predictors of Sexual Satisfaction. Poster to be presented at the 2017 Canadian Sex Research Forum Annual Meeting, Fredericton, New Brunswick.
Walmark, S., Ronis, S. T., Vander Molen, L., Mackie, R., & Humphries, T. (2017, October). Power and Pleasure: Paraphilic Interests and Attitudes Toward Sexual Consent. Poster to be presented at the 2017 Canadian Sex Research Forum Annual Meeting, Fredericton, New Brunswick.
Walmark, S., Santos-Iglesias, P., Jamieson, B., & Byers, E. S. (2016, September). What Older Adults Report They Enjoy Most and Least About Their Sexual Relationship(s). Poster presented at the 2016 Canadian Sex Research Forum Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec.