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Jennifer Guy, Lab Instructor, Tourism and Hospitality Management Program

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Jennifer is a lab instructor who specializes in health, food, culture and education. Prior to joining the Department of Business Administration and Tourism and Hospitality, Jennifer worked in the food and nutrition industry nationally and internationally. More recently, Jennifer has taught, both undergraduate and graduate courses, in the Applied Human Nutrition Department as well as Faculty of Education at MSVU. Jennifer has also provided faculty supervision to nutrition students during their dietetic internship placements in foodservice management, nutrition care and community nutrition. Jennifer’s collaborative work on the MSVU Dietetic Bridging Project (2011) informed the development of a Sustainable Dietetic Bridging Process for the Atlantic Territory, which in turn, received the IQN Innovation Award, (Citizenship and Immigration Canada, 2015).

As a member of the Dietitians of Canada Jennifer has taken on the role of Provincial Nutrition Month Representative in both 2015 and 2016. Jennifer is a registered dietitian who has held a variety of positions on the Board of the Nova Scotia Dietetic Association (NSDA). Jennifer is currently a member of the continuing competency committee for the NSDA. Jennifer is also a member of the multi-stakeholder group for Internationally Educated Dietitians in the Atlantic Region as well as a co-faculty advisor for the Intercultural Food Bridging Society (IFBS) here at MSVU.

Jennifer is a two-time graduate from the Mount Saint Vincent University, first graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Human Nutrition (2000) with internship and subsequently graduating with a Master of Education in Studies in Lifelong learning (2010). Currently enrolled in the Nova Scotia Inter-University Doctoral Program, Jennifer has worked as a SSHRC research assistant to Dr. Patricia Gouthro and received a variety of graduate assistantships. For her doctoral work, Jennifer wants to explore how practical learning activities influence the social integration of newcomers into life and work in Canada.

Jennifer Guy
Lab Instructor
Tourism and Hospitality Management

Office: McCain Centre 305H
Phone: 902 457 6663
Fax: 902 445 2582
Email: msvu.ca
Office Hours
: Available by appointment.

Qualifications:

Academic: Ph.D. (c) Nova Scotia Inter-University Doctoral Program in Educational Studies (Mount Saint Vincent University), M.Ed. in Lifelong Learning (Mount Saint Vincent University), BScAHN - Integrated Internship Program (Mount Saint Vincent University)
Professional designations: Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist (Nova Scotia Dietetic Association), Food Safety Trainer (Advanced.fst and ServSafe)

Joined the Mount: 2010

Relevant Prior Work Experience:
Front Desk (Downtown Backpackers/Discovery Melbourne Hostel, Franklin St. Melbourne, Australia, 1995)
Server (The Stork Hotel, Elizabeth Street, Melbourne Australia, 1995)
Room service dinning, restaurants, bars, and banquet halls (The Daily Grind, NS, 1994-96; Jasper Park Lodge, AB 1996, Vinnies pub, NS, 1997-2000, Your Father’s Moustache, NS, 1998-2000)
Atlantic Territory Manager, (Nestle Health Sciences, 2000 to 2010)
SSHRC Research Assistant, (Faculty of Education, Dr. Patricia Gouthro, MSVU 2015-2018)
Part-Time Faculty (Department of Applied Human Nutrition and Faculty of Education, MSVU, 2010 to 2018).

Courses Taught:
Undergraduate courses
THMT 116L – Intro to Food Services Management Labs
NUTR 1106 – Introduction to Nutrition
NUTR 2240 – Childcare Health, Nutrition, and Safety
NUTR 2260 – The Cultural Context of Dietetics in Canada
NUTR 2261 – The Cultural Competence of Dietetics in Canada
NUTR 2324 – Nutrition During the Life Cycle
NUTR 2243 – Nutrition and Lifestyle
NUTR 4406 – Seminar in Nutrition
NUTR 4409 – Honors Thesis
NUTR 4501 – Administrative Internship
NUTR 4502 – Clinical Internship
NUTR 4503 – Community Internship

Graduate courses
GSLL 6215 – Continuing Professional Education
GAHN 6607 – Nutrition Education

Program and Curriculum Development (MSVU):
Involved with development, pilot, and implementation MSVU Dietetic Bridging Process (2012-present)

Involved with the development of NUTR 2260 and NUTR 2261 (2011)

Research Interests:
Adult Education and Lifelong learning • Integration of newcomers into Canadian lifestyle and the workforce • Multi-cultural food learning • Trans-disciplinary approaches • Cultural Awareness • Professionalization of Dietetics in Canada

Selected Research Contributions:
Journal Articles (peer reviewed)
Lordly, D., Guy, J., Barry, P., & Garus, J. (2014). A sustainable dietetics bridging program: Development and implementation in Atlantic Canada. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 75(2), 95-100

Conference Proceedings (Also given as conference paper/roundtable presentations
Guest Speaker – Invitation
Guy, J. (2017). Guest Speaker Panelist. Modified - Film Viewing Event. Inter-Cultural Food

Bridging Society. Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS November 24th, 2017.

Conference Presentations

  • Guy, J. (2018). Poster. Multicultural Food Learning Activities: Exploring how learning about food may foster intercultural competency and social integration of adult newcomers to Nova Scotia. International Conference for Intercultural Studies. Saint Mary’s University. Halifax. Nova Scotia. June 14 to 16th, 2018
  • Guy, J. & Lordly, D. (2017). Poster. The integration of national, regional, and local pathways to support RPL for internationally trained workers. Recognition of Prior Learning Symposium - The Department of Labour and Advanced Education. Nova Scotia Community College’s Akerley Campus, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia November 21st, 2017.
  • Gouthro, P., Guy, J., Kocsis, A. Jolemore, S., & Careless, E. (2017). Presenter. Doctoral Student Journeys: Joining a Community of Scholars Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE) East Conference - Adult Education and Community Building in the 21st Century. Saint Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS October 27th, 2017.
  • Guy, J. (2017). Presenter. Food Learning, Transcultural Literacy, and Social Change. Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE) East Conference - Adult Education and Community Building in the 21st Century. Saint Francis Xavier University Antigonish, NS October 27th, 2017.
  • R Guy, J. (2017) Presenter. Community for Learning for MSVU Dietetic Interns. Atlantic Universities’ Teaching Showcase: Small Teaching. Exploring the potential of Easily-Implemented, High-Impact Teaching Practices. Mount Saint Vincent University. Halifax, NS.
  • Guy, J. (2017) Presenter. Learning about the Learner. Atlantic Universities’ Teaching Showcase: Small Teaching. Exploring the potential of Easily-Implemented, High-Impact Teaching Practices. Mount Saint Vincent University. Halifax, NS October 14th, 2017
  • Guy, J. (2017) Presenter. Creating a Community for Learning for MSVU Dietetic Interns. Atlantic Universities’ Teaching Showcase: Small Teaching. Exploring the potential of Easily-Implemented, High-Impact Teaching Practices. Mount Saint Vincent University. Halifax, NS October 14th, 2017
  • Guy, J. (2015). Poster. The international language of food preparation: An activity to enhance inter-cultural capacity. Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE) Atlantic Regional Conference - Exploring the spirit of learning. Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS.
  • Guy, J. (2013). Presenter. The international language of food preparation: An activity to enhance cultural competency. International Critical Dietetics Conference, Wolfville, NS 2013