Grad Student Support

ECPS Graduate Advisors:

Graduate Advisor – Academic Affairs
Dr. Owen Lo
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Graduate Advisor – Admissions and Scholarship
Dr. Amery Wu
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Research Methodology Support GAA

Hanqiu Xu:

Hanqiu is currently a second year MEd student in the Measurement, Evaluation and Research Methodology (MERM) Program at UBC. She completed her B.S. in Applied Psychology at Shanghai Normal University, China. Hanqiu has experience in survey development, evaluation and data analysis and is skilled in SPSS, Mplus and R. Interested in quantitative research and human behaviour, she is now seeking opportunities as a user researcher or data analyst. She is looking forward to providing support for research methodology and statistical software for ECPS graduate students and faculty.

Provide support for research methodology and statistical software for ECPS graduate students and faculty. For personalized assistance, you can request a one-on-one appointment via email.

*Please email to schedule an appointment.

Program Area Peer Advisors & Supports

CNPS Peer Advisor

Lauren Currie:

Lauren is currently and PhD student in the Counselling Psychology program.

Please make appointments for advising on admissions to the Counselling Psychology Program via email.

Responds to emails and telephone inquiries from potential applicants; establishes weekly appointment times for meeting applicants; updates current information of admissions criteria (website); updates equivalencies list of prerequisite courses; assists with group information sessions; assists with vetting equivalency requests of prerequisite courses.

Devine Calanog:

Devine is currently a Masters of Education student in the Counselling Psychology program at UBC. She completed her BSc in Biology at UBC, with a keen interest in neuroscience which transformed into an interest in mental health. Her interests with counselling are diverse: career counselling, community agencies, and individual counselling. She is looking forward to contributing to the CNPS graduate student community and the ECPS department.

HDLC Peer Advisor

Tonje Molyneux:

Tonje Molyneux is currently a PhD student in the Human Development, Learning, and Culture (HDLC) program in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education (ECPS) at UBC. She completed an MA in HDLC at UBC and a MEd in Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning at the University of Calgary. Tonje's research interests include social and emotional learning, teacher well-being, teacher education, and program development, implementation, and evaluation. She is looking forward to facilitating a graduate student community in the HDLC program and greater ECPS department.

MERM Peer Advisor

Alexis Danielle Webster:

Alexis is currently a second year MA student in the Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology (MERM) program at UBC. She completed her BA (Hons) in Psychology at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta. Alexis has several years of research experience in multiple disciplines including social psychology, early childhood education, and mental health. Currently, she is working on her thesis about strategies to detect problematic respondents in online samples. Alexis enjoys creating connections and providing support to others!

SACP Peer Advisor

Rachel Godfrey:

Rachel Godfrey is a second year MEd student in the School and Applied Child Psychology Department and is a born and raised Vancouverite. Before beginning her Master’s degree, Rachel completed the BEd program at UBC and holds a BC teaching certificate. Prior to this, she completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Calgary with a major in Psychology and a minor in Business Management. She is passionate about reading support and remediation, and helping students reach their full potential by learning to advocate for themselves through a growth mindset. When not studying or working, she enjoys cooking, travelling, and spending time with friends and her dogs.

SPED Peer Advisor

Natalia Flórez Marín:

I am a psychologist, from Colombia, with experience as a primary school teacher and school counselor. I am currently going to start my master's degree in Special Education in the behavior disorder concentration, and it is my first time living outside my country. I like to practice yoga and I am passionate about issues related to education and child development.


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