Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Lonergan, recipient of the 2022 Alice Wilson Award!

Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology
Awards and Distinctions
Headshots of 19 The Royal Society of Canada 2022 Award Winners
Headshots of 19 The Royal Society of Canada 2022 Award Winners
Alice Wilson Awards are awarded to three women of outstanding academic qualifications in the Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences or Science who are entering a career in scholarship or research at the postdoctoral level.

Michelle Lonergan obtained her PhD from the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University in January 2019, and since then, she has been pursuing postdoctoral research in the Couple Research Lab at the University of Ottawa, School of Psychology. Using the lens of attachment theory, her research focuses on the potentially traumatic effects of romantic betrayals in couple relationships on individual mental health and couple wellbeing.