have been a social psychology professor here at the University of Western
Ontario since 1978. See my Biographical Sketch page
for more details. From 1998 to 2003, I served as Chair of the Psychology
Department – and I must say that I’m glad to be back to full-time
research and teaching.
My research interests relate to the general topics of attitudes, justice, humour, and social cognition (I have ongoing research in each of these areas). See my Research Interests page for details. I have been (and continue to be) fortunate to work with outstanding students, terrific colleagues, and hardworking research assistants – see my People and Collaborators pages. If you are looking for a citation for one of my papers or would like to receive a copy of one of my publications, click the Publications link. My full curriculum vita is available via the Vita link.
In 2010-2011, I am teaching one undergraduate course, Psychology 2070B, Social Psychology, in the winter term. See my Teaching page for more information. I am on sabbatical leave until December 31, 2010.
I have been fortunate to be supported by research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. This agency has funded my lab continuously since I arrived at Western Ontario and has also supported many of my graduate students during their training, as well as a postdoctoral fellow who is currently working with me.
If you have never visited Western or London, I encourage you to do so someday. The campus is lovely, and the city is beautiful as well (London is known as the Forest City). Of course, you’ll want to visit the Psychology Department too!