Cindy Suurd Ralph

Cindy Suurd Ralph
Hewett House - room 208
(613) 541-5010 ext 6016
(613) 541-6822
Department of Military Psychology and Leadership

College Address

Royal Military College of Canada
PO Box 17000, Station Forces
Kingston, Ontario, CANADA
K7K 7B4

LCol Suurd Ralph joined the Regular Force as a Personnel Selection Officer in January 2001. She completed a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from York University, a Master of Science in Applied Psychology (Industrial-Organizational) from Saint Mary’s University, and a PhD in Social Psychology from Queen’s University.

She held various military positions starting her career at the CFB Kingston and Formation (Halifax) Personnel Selection Offices from 2001-2006. After her post graduate studies at St Mary’s University she was posted as a Military Research Officer at the Director General Military Personnel Research and Analysis (DGMPRA) in Ottawa (2008-2010) and then spent 4 years at the Conduct After Capture Training Centre in Kingston (2010-2014). She taught at RMC for one year (2014-2015) before commencing her PhD in Social Psychology at Queen’s University (2015-2017).  She was again posted to DGMPRA from 2017-2019 and then proceeded on the year-long French course before returning to RMC in June 2020. Her research interests include organizational justice, survival psychology and leadership.


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