Senior Research Assistant
Amanda graduated from the Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology Honours program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (with distinction) in 2014. She showcased her honours thesis, Investigating the Differences between Sexters and Non-Sexters on Attitudes, Subjective Norms, & Risky Sexual Behaviours at the Association for Psychological Science Convention in San Francisco in May of 2014 and was the recipient of the 2014 Canadian Psychological Association certificate of Academic Excellence.
Amanda’s research interests in the human sexuality field include examining the impact of pornography on expectations of sex as well as the value and consequences of sexting for youth.
In her spare time, Amanda enjoys attending boot camp classes, wine tastings and going on adventurous hiking trips. She is currently completing a graduate degree in criminology at Simon Fraser University on a full entrance scholarship.