WISE NL Speaker Series

Join WISE NL for our final Speaker Series event of the year. Please join us in a conversation with Dr. Rosemary Ricciardelli discussing “The Psychology of Women & How it Affects their Daily Work”. 

The event will take place in the Engineering Building on the MUN campus in EN4000, immediately following the WISE NL AGM (open only to WISE NL members), 7:30pm on Wednesday, November 22, 2023. Please register at


Speaker Bio:

Dr. Rosemary Ricciardelli is Professor (PhD, Sociology) in the School of Maritime Studies and Research Chair in Safety, Security, and Wellness, at Memorial University’s Fisheries and Marine Institute. Elected to the Royal Society of Canada, her research centers on evolving understandings of gender, vulnerabilities, risk, and experiences and issues within different facets of the criminal justice system and among mariners. She has published 14 books, 250+ journal articles and 60+ chapters all in the areas of PSP, criminalized persons, and wellness – broadly defined. As a sex and gender researcher, her interests lay in the social health, identity construction, and lived experiences of individuals. She leads a longitudinal study on the mental health and well-being experiences of correctional officers employed by Correctional Services Canada.