Dr. Dell has supervised 20 undergraduate students (from Honours thesis to summer student internships and in a variety of fields, including sociology, criminology, public health and health sciences).
Dr. Dell is currently supervising 3 Masters level and 4 PhD level students and is/has been on the committee of a dozen Master and two dozen Doctor of Philosophy students. She has supervised 12 Master level and 3 Doctor of Philosophy level students to completion. The disciplines range from Sociology, to Animal Sciences, to Public Health.
Dr. Dell is currently supervising 2 post-doctoral fellows secured through SSHRC (Banting - Dr. Holly McKenzie) and CIHR (Patient Oriented Research Transition to Leadership - Dr. Linzi Williamson) in the emerging areas of therapy dogs and addiction and
service dogs and mental health. Dr. Dell has supervised 3 (and 1 co-supervision) post graduate students in the past.
Dr. Dell hosts various practicum student placements in her office, including from the Health Studies Program, School of Public Health and the Department of Sociology Certificate in Criminology and Addictions and the Indigenous Justice and Criminology program She has completed 8 supervisions in the past. Dr. Dell has been the academic advisor for 9 Masters of Public Health students.
Dr. Dell has been an external examiner for 7 PhD, 7 MA, 1 MSW & 1 MEd dissertations & theses.
Scheck, H. Honours Supervisor, Psychology, Online Animal Assisted Therapy at the Regional Psychiatric Centre, 2020-2021.
Kosteniuk, B., B.A. Honours, Supervisor, Health Sciences, Companion Animal Support Among Methadone Clients, 2017-18.
Reddekopp, J., B.A. Honours, Supervisor, Health Sciences, Therapy Dogs in the Emergency Department: Public Opinion, 2017-18.
Kaziel, J., CCAP, Field Co-Supervisor, Sociology, Animal Assisted Interventions, 2019.
Marten, M., B.A., Field Supervisor, Criminology & Addictions Certificate, Animal Assisted Interventions (Canine), 2015.
Huggins, M., B.A., Field Supervisor, Criminology & Addictions Certificate, Animal Assisted Interventions (Canine), 2015.
Bulai, E., B.A., Field Supervisor, Criminology & Addictions Certificate, The Human-Animal Bond, 2015.
Demkiw, A., B.A., Field Supervisor, Aboriginal Justice & Criminology Program, Culture & Animal Assisted Interventions, 2014.
Wuttunee, M., B.A., Field Supervisor, Aboriginal Justice & Criminology Program, The Cultural Role of the Horse in Healing at One Arrow First Nation, 2013.
Khalid, A., PhD., Co-Supervisor, Interdisciplinary Studies, Therapy Dogs and Student Health, 2021 - present.
Rath, G., M.A., Supervisor, PAWSitive Support Project at Drumheller Prison, Sociology, 2021-present.
Abu-Hena, K., M.A., Supervisor, Sociology, One Health and Pet Ownership in Bangladesh, 2020 - present.
Arisman, K., M.A., Co-Supervisor, Sociology, Domestic Violence and Equine Ownership, 2019 -present.
Pavelich, A., M.A., Supervisor, Sociology, Veterans, Service Dogs and Mattering, 2019 - present.
Ru, S., Ph.D., Supervisor, Sociology, Gaining Identity with Companion Animals in Northern China, 2016 - present.
Sultana, S., M.A. Project, Supervisor, Sociology, Forensic Patient Oriented Research, 2019-2021.
Smith, S., M.Ed., Co-Supervisor, Educational Psychology, Animal Assisted Activities in Jail, 2018-2021.
Husband, A., MPH, Field Supervisor, School of Public Health, Therapy Dogs in the Emergency Department, 2017.
Steeves, M., MPH, Field Supervisor, School of Public Health, Animal Assisted Interventions (Equine & Canine), 2016.
Dunn, K., MPH, Field Supervisor, School of Public Health, Horse as Helper: A Qualitative Look into Cartier’s EAL Program, 2013.
Caron, V., Ph.D., School of Rehabilitation Science, “Rehabilitation Dogs for Improving Gait and Balance in Children living with Cerebral Palsy”, 2020 - present.
Flath, M. Ph.D., Department of Psychology, “Pets and Loneliness in Seniors”, 2020-present.
Zidenberg, A., Ph.D., Advisory Committee Member, "Psychology, Sexual Abuse Against Animals", 2019 - present.
Werner, S., M.A., Advisory Committee Member, Indigenous Studies, "Decolonizing Animal Assisted Interventions", 2019 - present.
McLeod, M., M.A., Animal and Poultry Science, "Animal Assisted Interventions with Mental Health Clients", 2015 - 2016.
Rostami, M., Ph.D., Advisory Committee Member, College of Kinesiology, "Bone Health in Children with ASD & the PAAL Study", 2018 - present.
Griffith, R., M.Ed., College of Education, “Paws Your Stress: Student Perspectives of an Animal Assisted Activity Program”, 2015 - 2016.