Mary Catherine & Gloria Marshall Award

CFYS Research Fellow Anne Marshall with award recipients Kathryn Butler and Breanna Lawrence.
CFYS Research Fellow Anne Marshall with award recipients Kathryn Butler and Breanna Lawrence.

The Mary Catherine and Gloria Marshall Memorial Award was created thanks to a generous donation from Gloria and Duncan Marshall. The award is for students whose research is directed at improving the lives of youth and their families. Applicants must be graduate students and members of the Centre for Youth & Society. 

The Mary Catherine Marshall Award has supported the following research:

Building appreciation for Indigenous cultures in Mexico via music education

Hector Vazquez; Curriculum and Instruction, PhD Candidate (2019)

Incorporating nature based physical activity experiences in physical and health education for middle and high school students

Jennifer Gruno; Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education, PhD Candidate (2017)

Health of siblings and parents of children who have developmental disabilities

Sandra Marquis; Social Dimensions of Health, PhD Candidate (2016)

Experiences of discrimination & immigrant youths’ sense of identity & belonging

Joelle Taknint; Clinical Psychology, PhD Candidate (2015)

Comorbidity of learning disabilities and mental health challenges in youth

Breanna Lawrence; Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies, PhD Candidate (2014)

Development of online aggression in youth

Michal Bak; Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies, MA Candidate (2013)

Possible selves of women who have experienced domestic violence

Kate Butler; Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies, MA Candidate (2013)

Culturally competent mentorship programming for Aboriginal girls in foster care

Katherine Ritchie;  Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies, MA Candidate (2013)

Experiences of siblings of children with cancer

Genevieve Stonebridge; Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies, MA Candidate (2012)

Benefits of wilderness programming for Aboriginal youth

Tania Smethurst; Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies, MA Candidate (2011)