As we celebrate the contributions and dedication of mothers this Sunday, May 11, here are some suggestions of McGill experts who could be interviewed on topics related to motherhood and women in general:
Matissa Hollister, Desautels Faculty of Management
Research interests: Women employment, organizational behaviour
Recent study: Greater job continuity for married moms masks trend toward shorter-term employment among men, never-married women
Matissa [dot] hollister [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Julien Lacaille, PhD candidate in Clinical Psychology
Research interests: examining how mindfulness meditation leads to stress reduction, increased wellbeing, and better self-control; identifying the active ingredients in mindfulness involved in reducing food cravings. Julien Lacaille is also an expert in teaching mindfulness meditation. As a clinical doctoral student, he teaches mindfulness meditation at the MindSpace clinic.
Recent study: Mindfulness meditation can cut chocolate cravings