Graduate Students

Marcie Balch

Marcie BalchSupervisor: Dr. Diane LaChapelle

Previous Degree:
B.A. (Honours), Queen's University

My dissertation is focused on the self-perceptions of youth with chronic illness. My past research projects included examining the personality characteristics of sports officials and researching physical activity and mental health in adolescents.

Recent or Selected Publications:
Balch, M. & Scott, D. (2007). Contrary to popular belief, refs are people too! Personality and perceptions of officials. Journal of Sport Behaviour, 30, 3-20.

Alumni Merit Award
Snodgrass Research Presentation Award
Snodgrass Award for Graduate Service to the Psychology Department
Snodgrass Graduate Research Proposal Award
Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada Graduate Student Award of Merit
Leadership Excellence Award.