Category: Curriculum Vitae

Education

PhD, University of British Columbia I received my Doctorate of Philosophy in Psychology in April 1992. My dissertation was entitled “Premenstrual Syndrome in Context.” My Ph.D. work was completed under the supervision of Dr. Tannis MacBeth. During my PhD program,

Awards

Kwantlen Polytechnic University. I was nominated for the 2021 Teaching Excellence award after my first term of teaching at KPU. Justice Institute of British Columbia Instructional Excellence award, 2016 “… for superior instructional ability and commitment to excellence, exemplifying JIBC

Clinical Training

Ear acupuncture training   2009 In June, 2009 I trained in the use of NADA acupuncture from the National Acupuncture for Detoxification Association, and the Shen Protocol taught by Dr. W. Walker, TCM. Both protocols are useful in treating trauma

Teaching and Research Experience

Work Experience Sep 2021 to present. Instructor, Capilano University. I taught Introduction to Psychology (Psyc 101) to first year learners. Online classes. Sep 2021 to present. Instructor, Kwantlen Polytechnic University. I taught Introduction to Psychology (Psyc 1100) to first year

Publications and blog posts

Motherwell McFarlane, J.A. & Levine, A. (2022) FLO Tech Tool Tip: SPLOTS: like watching the cooking channel – yummy and educational! Link: https://bccampus.ca/2022/06/01/flo-tech-tool-tip-splots/ Motherwell McFarlane, J.A. (2019). Using Visual Narratives (Comics) to Increase Literacy and Highlight Stories of Social Justice: Awakening to

Manuscripts in Process

Motherwell McFarlane, J.A. (manuscript in progress). Life Outside the Box Educators’ Manual: Sixty visual narrative lesson plans to help at-risk children, youth, and adults promote self care, inclusivity, and social justice. A Justice Institute of British Columbia initiative.  Motherwell McFarlane,

Institutional Service to the JIBC

Visually translating the Reclaiming Power and Place: The National Inquiry’s Final Report Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Chapter 2. Justice Institute of British Columbia, March 4, 2020.

Facilitated Workshops

(*=Invited workshop) Coming soon … Motherwell McFarlane, J.A, et al. (2022). Get cape. Wear cape. Fly: The psychology of making one change. Remote video presentation of learner’s (yet to be selected) research comics. Graphic Medicine. To be shown June-July 2022.

Conference Presentations

(*=Invited presentation) (Qx = Paper acceptance pending and then cancelled due to COVID quarantine) Motherwell McFarlane, J.A, et al. (2022) Get cape. Wear cape. Fly: The psychology of making one change. Remote video presentation of learner’s (yet to be selected)

Grants awarded

Life Outside the Box crime prevention program         $100,000 Teachers and school liaison officers will empower middle-grade children in high-crime neighbourhoods to “think outside the box”: Creating comics, sharing stories, believing in a better future. The Life

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