Janet Stoppard

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Janet Stoppard, 1991. PR; Series 2; Sub-series 4; File 855; Item 3. Photo credit: Joy Cummings-Dickinson.

Janet M. Stoppard recieved her PhD in Psychology from Queen's University and, after working as a clinical psychologist, joined UNB's Department of Psychology in 1979. Her teaching and research interests included gender and mental health, older women's lives, and feminist-interpretive approaches to research. Dr. Stoppard helped to establish the Women's Studies Programme in 1986 and she was appointed its first Co-ordinator. In 1989 she was appointed Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and, in 1992, became UNB's first female Dean of Graduate Studies. Dr. Stoppard has received a UNB Merit Award and an Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching, as well as the Distinguished Member Award from the Canadian Psychological Association and a Professional Recognition Award from the New Brunswick Division of the Canadian Mental Health Association. Dr. Stoppard was named Professor Emerita on May 19, 2011.


  • UA Case 77; Section 2, Box 4.
  • University Perspectives, vol. 19, no. 1, 14 September 1992, p. 2.

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