Publications (peer-reviewed journal articles)

28. Davis, A.C., Arnocky, S. & Stroink, M.L. (In Press). The problem of overpopulation: Proenvironmental concerns and behavior predict reproductive attitudes. Ecopsychology.

27. Randle, J.M. & Stroink, M.L. (2018). The development and initial validation of the paradigm of systems thinking. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 35(6), 645-657.

26. Davis, A. C., Leppanen, W., Mularczyk, K. P., Bedard, T., & Stroink, M. L. (2018). Systems thinkers express an elevated capacity for the allocentric components of cognitive and affective empathy. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 35(2), 216-229doi:10.1002/sres.2475.

25. Davis, A.C. & Stroink, M.L. (2016). Within-culture differences in self-construal, environmental concern, and pro-environmental behaviour. Ecopsychology, 8(1). DOI: 10.1089/eco.2015.0061. 

24. Davis, A.C. & Stroink, M.L. (2015). The relationship between systems thinking and the New Ecological Paradigm. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 33(4), 575-586DOI: 10.1002/sres.2371

23. Thibodeau, P. Frantz, C.M., & Stroink, M.L. (2015). Situating a measure of systems thinking in a landscape of psychological constructs. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 33(6), 753-769. DOI: 10.1002/sres.2388. 

22. Alani, T. & Stroink, M.L. (2015). Self-care strategies and barriers among service providers working with survivors or intimate partner violence. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 49(4),360-378.

21. Randle, J.M., Stroink, M.L., & Nelson, C.H. (2014). Addiction and the adaptive cycle: A new focus. Addiction Research & Theory, 23(1), 81-88DOI: 10.3109/16066359.2014.942295

20. Andrée, P., Chapman, D., Hawkins, L., Kneen, C., Martin, W., Muehlberger, C., Nelson, C., Pigott, K., Qaderi-Attayi, W., Scott, S., & Stroink, M. (2014). Building effective relationships for community-engaged scholarship in Canadian food studies. Canadian Food Studies, 1(1), 27-53. DOI: 10.15353/cfs-rcea.v1i1.19.

19. Nelson, C.H. & Stroink, M.L. (2014). Accessibility and viability: A complex adaptive systems approach to a wicked problem for the local food movement. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 44(16), 191-206. Doi:

18. Stroink, M.L. & Nelson, C.H. (2013). Complexity and food hubs: Five case studies from Northern Ontario. Local Environments, 18(5), 620-635.

17. Nelson, C.H. & Stroink, M. (2013) Hubs of knowledge creation: Exploring the potential for knowledge co-generation within the post-secondary academy. Interact, 3, 3-4.

16. Blay-Palmer, A., Knezevic, I., Andree, P., Ballamingie, P., Landman, K.E., Mount, P.A., Nelson, C.H., Nelson, E., Stahlbrand, L.M., Stroink, M.L. & Skinner, K. (2013). Future food system research priorities: A sustainable food systems perspective from Ontario, Canada. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 3(4), 227-234DOI: 10.5304/jafscd.2013.034.029.

15. Stroink, M.L., Nelson, C.H. (2012). Understanding local food behaviour and food security in rural First Nation communities: Implications for food policy. The Journal of Rural and Community Development, 7(4),24-41.

14. Nelson, C.H. & Stroink, M.L. (2012). Food security and sovereignty in the social and solidarity economy. Universitas Forum, 3(2), 1-12. Available:

13. Arnocky, S., Dupuis, D., & Stroink, M.L. (2012). Environmental Concern and Human Fertility Intentions among Canadian university students. Population and Environment, 34, 279-292. DOI 10.1007/s11111-011-0164-y

12. Arnocky, S. & Stroink, M.L. (2011). Gender differences in environmentalism: The mediating role of emotional empathy. Current Research in Social Psychology, 16(9). Available:

11. Arnocky, S. & Stroink, M.L. (2011). Variation in environmentalism among university students: Majoring in outdoor recreation, parks, and tourism predicts environmental concerns and behaviors. The Journal of Environmental Education, 42(3), 137-151. DOI: 10.1080/00958964.2010.516776  

10. Stroink, M. L. & DeCicco, T. L. (2011). Culture, religion, and the underlying value dimensions of the metapersonal self-construal. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 1-18. DOI: 10.1080/13674676.2010.536979 

9. Mara, C.A., DeCicco, T.L., & Stroink, M.L. (2010). An investigation of the relationships among self-construal, emotional intelligence, and well-being. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 29(1), 1-11.

8. Stroink, M.L. & Nelson, C.H. (2009). Aboriginal health learning in the forest and cultivated gardens: Building a nutritious and sustainable food system. Journal of Agromedicine, 14,2,263-269.

7. Stroink, M.L. & Lalonde, R.N. (2009). Bicultural identity conflict in second generation Asian-Canadians. Journal of Social Psychology, 149,44-65. 

6. Lalonde, R.N., Jones, J.M., & Stroink, M.L. (2008). Racial identity and socialization: How Black Canadian parents prepare children for racism. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 40,129-139 

5. DeCicco, T. L. & Stroink, M. L. (2007). A third model of self-construal: The metapersonal self. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 26,82-104. 

4. Arnocky, S., Stroink, M., & DeCicco, T. (2007). Self-construal predicts environmental concern, cooperation, and conservation. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 27(4),255-264

3. Stroink, M.L. (2007). Processes and preconditions underlying terrorism in second generation immigrants. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 13(3),293-312.

2. Stroink, M.L. (2004). The conflicting standards dilemma and gender: A mediating model of its affective implications and coping styles. Journal of Social Psychology, 144(3),273-292.

1. Lalonde, R.N., Stroink, M., & Aleem, M. (2002). Representations and preferences of responses to housing and employment discrimination. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 5(1), 83-102.


Student authors are underlined.