Elissa Rodkey, Ph.D.
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Elissa Rodkey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

506-858-8970 ext: 123

B.A. (summa cum laude), Gordon College
M.A., York University
Ph.D., York University


Honours & Scholarships

The Cheiron Young Scholar Award, 2016  

Courses Taught

Introduction to Psychology
Early Childhood Development
Psychological Perspectives on Education
Sensation and Perception
Research Methods in Psychology
History of Psychology
Feminist Psychology
Death and Grieving

Select Publications & Presentations 

(2016). Far more than dutiful daughter: Milicent Washburn Shinn’s child study and education advocacy after 1898. The Journal of Genetic Psychology, 177, 209-230.

(2015). The visual cliff’s forgotten menagerie: Rats, goats, babies, and myth-making in the history of psychology. Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 51, 113-140.

Young, J., Rodkey, E. N., & Rutherford, A. (2015). Sparking the historical imagination: Strategies for teaching conceptual and historical issues in psychology. History and Philosophy of Psychology, 16, 61-68.

Rutherford, A., Vaughn-Johnson, K., Rodkey, E. N. (2015). Does psychology have a gender? The Psychologist, 26, 508-510. 

Rodkey, E. N. & Pillai Riddell, R. (2013). The infancy of infant pain research: The experimental origins of infant pain denial. Journal of Pain, 14, 338-350.

Gul, P., Korosteliov, A., Caplan, L., Ball, L. C., Bazar, J. L., Rodkey, E. N., Sheese, K., Young, J., & Rutherford, A. (2013). Reconstructing the experiences of first generation women in Canadian psychology. Canadian Psychology, 54, 94-104.

 (2013). Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), would-be psychologist. The Feminist Psychologist, 40, 8-10.

Ball, L. C., Bazar, J. L., MacKay, J., Rodkey, E. N., Rutherford, A., & Young, J. L. (2013). Using Psychology’s Feminist Voices in the classroom. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 37, 261-266.

(2011). Last of the Mohicans? James McCosh and psychology ‘old’ and ‘new.’ History of Psychology, 14, 335-355.