Faculty & School/Dept.
Faculty of Health - Department of Psychology
Wintre, M. G., Gates, S.K.E., Pancer, S.M., Pratt, M.W., Polivy, J., Bernie-Lefcovitch, B., & Adams, G. (2009).The Student Perception of University Support and Structure Scale: Development and Validation. Journal of Youth Studies ,12, 289-306. (refereed).
Provencher, V., Polivy J., Wintre, M.G., Pratt, M.W., Pancer, S. M., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., & Adams, G. (2009) Who gains or who loses weight? Psychosocial factors among first-year university students. Physiology and Behavior, 96, 135-141. (refereed).
Wintre, M. G., Knoll, G. M., Pancer, S. M., Pratt, M. W., Polivy, J., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., & Adams, G. R. (2008). The Transition to University: Development of a Student-University Match (SUM) Questionnaire. Journal of Adolescent Research, 23, 745-769. (refereed)
Award for Outstanding Teaching - 1994
Dean of Arts
Currently available to supervise graduate students: Not Indicated
Currently taking on work-study students, Graduate Assistants or Volunteers: Not Indicated
Available to supervise undergraduate thesis projects: Yes
Social & emotional development, including gender differences & immigrant/generational status. Currently investigating transitions of emerging adults (e.g. transition to university, domestic and international students, the army, etc). Also interested in developmental changes (from preschoolers to young adults) in social relations, consultant choices, social support, social participation skills & emotion cognition. Also comparisons between "atypical" & "typical" development.
A Multi-Site Study of the Transition to University.
Amount funded: $240,629
Year Funded: 2006
Funded by: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
Curriculum Vitae (C.V. file):
CV of Maxine A G Wintre