MPA Presidential Invited Addresses
Professor of Psychology, Queen’s University
Leandre Fabrigar examines attitudes and persuasion. He 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. He has additionally explored methods of measuring attitudes and their underlying structural properties. Other research interests include the psychological mechanisms underlying social influence tactics, the relationship between personality traits and the self, and the role of attachment style in relationship processes.