Tanja is beginning her PhD in Applied Social Psychology at the University of Guelph. She previously completed both her BA Honours Psychology with Thesis and MA degrees at the University of Windsor. Her current research focuses on women’s experiences of self-silencing in relationships with intimate men, and in her MA thesis, she explored the effects of intimate partner violence and self-silencing on important relationship processes like communication. Her interests are in the area of women’s health, and span body image, relationships, and health conditions like polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Now that she is beginning this new chapter of her life, she plans to continue researching, publishing, learning, and travelling!