PhD, Family Relationships & Human Development | Co-Founder, The Expert Talk
Dr. Erin (she/her) specialized in studying young women’s and girls’ empowerment, with an emphasis on sexuality, identity development, body image, relationships and digital culture. She is one of Canada’s foremost experts on the sexualization of young women.
As an invited speaker in Canadian middle and high schools, Erin has given workshops to students aged 12 to 16 on topics such as sexting and sexualization, self-esteem, body image, dating, and media literacy.
Erin has over a decade of experience as a lecturer for undergraduate and graduate courses at one of Canada’s top-ranked universities, and over 15 years of experience working in the field of wellness education and sex-ed.
Erin is trained as a therapist and is a sought-after relationship coach, helping individuals, couples, and families connect better. She is a dynamic and engaging speaker who has given over 45 invited talks, keynotes, and workshops. Her research has been published in top academic journals and textbooks, and is highlighted throughout mainstream media including ELLE Canada, Men’s Health Magazine, MIC.com, and more.