Arija Birze wins the Best Paper Award at the Wilson Centre’s Reznick Day 2018

On October 12, 2018, Ms. Arija Birze received the Best Student Paper Award during the Reznick Day dinner, an annual celebration of research at the Wilson Centre. Arija’s paper, titled “GENDER IN THE FLESH: Emotional Labour and Allostatic Load in Police Communicators,” this paper illustrates the relationship between emotional labour, stress (allostatic load), and conformity to gender norms. It is co-authored with Dr. Elise Paradis, Dr. Cheryl Regehr, Dr. Vicki LeBlanc and Dr. Gillian Einstein, and is currently under review.

In the photo below, she is receiving the award from Dr. Richard Reznick, first director of the Wilson Centre, and current Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University.

Arija Birze and Richard Reznick