Behavioural Science Working Group Profile
Leandre R. Fabrigar is a Professor of Psychology at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Dr. Fabrigar’s primary research interests fall within the domain of attitude and persuasion research. Within this domain, his research has investigated the effects of attitude structure and social context in regulating the susceptibility of attitudes to persuasion and the impact of attitudes on behavior, judgment, and information processing. His research has also explored methods of measuring attitudes and their underlying structural properties. Other research interests include the psychological mechanisms underlying social influence tactics and methodological issues in the application of statistical methods (e.g., factor analysis and structural equation modeling) to psychological research. From 2003-2005, he served as an associate editor of Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. From 2013-2016, he served as co-editor of Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. He was elected to the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology (SMEP) in 2002 and to the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP) in 2003. He is a fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Association for Psychological Science (APS), and Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA). Dr. Fabrigar has served as principal investigator on research projects sponsored by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre (OPGRC).