Dolores Albarracín: Background

EDUCATION

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D. Social Psychology
  • University of Belgrano, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology
  • National University of La Plata, Prof. in Letters
  • Catholic University of La Plata, Lic. in Psychology

POSITIONS

  • Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Department of Business Administration, College of Business, Carle-Illinois Medical School, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007-present.
  • Martin Fishbein Professor of Communication (Annenberg School for Communication) and Professor of Psychology (School of Arts and Sciences), University of Pennsylvania, 2012-2014.
  • Assistant Professor to R. David Thomas Endowed Legislative Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology (and Marketing), University of Florida, 1997-2007.

HONORS

  • Fellow of Association of Psychological Science, American Psychological Association,
  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Society for Experimental Social Psychology.

SPSP SERVICE

  • Chair, Fellows Selection Committee, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, 2010.
  • Member, Fellows Selection Committee, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, 2009. 
  • Member, Cialdini Award to Best Field Research Article, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, 2009.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES AND SERVICE

Member, Selection Committee for Editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Attitudes and Social Cognition, 2015-2016. Member, Board, Center for the Study of Media and Society, St. Andrews University and Northwestern University, Argentina, 2015-present. Member, Fellows Selection Committee, Association for Psychological Science, 2013-2015. Member, Trans-NIH Review of HIV Portfolio of Currently Funded Grants in the Behavioral Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Office of AIDS Research, 2013. Chartered Member, Behavioral and Social Processes in HIV, National Institutes of Mental Health, 2012-2016. Chartered Member, Social Psychology and Interpersonal Processes Study Section, National Institutes of Mental Health, 2005-2011. Co-Chair, Theory Committee, HIV Research Policy Think Tank to Implement White House AIDS Agenda, National Institutes of Health, Office of AIDS Research, September 2010. Advisory Board, Public Health Institute, Champaign-Urbana Public Health District. Member, Committee in Charge of Reviewing System for Allocating Resources for HIV-Prevention Interventions, Centers for Disease Control, 2009. Member, Trajectory Award Committee, Society of Experimental Social Psychology, 2007-2008. Chair, Scientist Development Award Committee, Society of Experimental Social Psychology, 2006-2007. Member, Training Advisory Board, Training program in Social Processes of HIV/AIDS, Center for HIV and Health Intervention Research, University of Connecticut, 2005-2012. Member, Major-Paper-Award Committee, Society of Experimental Social Psychology, 2005-2006. Member, Program Committee, Society of Experimental Social Psychology, 2005-2006. Member, Dissertation Award Committee, Society of Experimental Social Psychology, 2005-2006. Member, Scientist Development Award Committee, Society of Experimental Social Psychology, 2005-2006. Member, Executive Committee, Society of Experimental Social Psychology, 2005-2009.

Organizer of Festschrift in honor of Marty Fishbein (with Icek Ajzen and Bob Hornik), 2006.

International Scientific Committee, XXXI Conference of the Interamerican Society for Psychology, Mexico City, 2007. Executive Secretary for North America, Interamerican Society for Psychology, 2003-2005. United States Representative, Interamerican Society for Psychology, 2001-2003. Council for International Exchange of Scholars and Fulbright Commission. Specialist review panel for psychology (Senior scholars and professionals program), 1998-2000. Member, Review Panel AARR-8, National Institutes of Mental Health, 2001-2003. Member, Various Specialty Emphasis Review Panels, National Institutes of Mental Health, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2017.

EDITORIAL POSITIONS

  • Editor: Psychological Bulletin, 2014-present. Associate Editor: Behavioral Science and Policy, 2013-present.
  • Editor:   Special issue of AIDS and Behavior. Modeling the Interplay of Individual, Interpersonal, and Structural Level Factors in HIV Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment.
  • Invited Editor: Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2010.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Association of Psychological Science
  • American Psychological Association
  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology
  • Society for Experimental Social Psychology
  • Midwestern Psychological Association

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Attitudes, self-regulation, propaganda and behavioral change, teaching of social psychology, research methods, writing in psychology.