Dr. Dolores Albarracín received her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in 1997, and became an Endowed Professor at the University of Florida in 2006. She returned to the University of Illinois in 2007 where she is now a Professor of Psychology. Dr. Albarracín specializes in attitudes and persuasion, the intention-behavior relation, goals, predicting general activity patterns, and predicting and changing health risk behaviors. She has published her work in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Bulletin, Health Psychology, Psychological Science, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, The Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Journal of Clinical and Consulting Psychology, and Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, among others. She co-edited two books, including the Handbook of Attitudes, a reference with national and international reputation. Dr. Albarracín was a chartered member of the Social Psychology and Individual Difference Processes of the National Institutes of Health, and serves on numerous national and international committees, as well as a number of editorial boards. She is a fellow of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the Association for Psychological Science.

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