Steven Smith

Dean of Science
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Science

Faculty Member Information

Education

Ph.D., Social Psychology , Queen's University , 2000
M.A., Social Psychology , Queen's University , 1997
B.A., Experimental Psychology , Bishop's University , 1995

Academic Work Experience

2011 - Present, Dean of Science , Saint Mary’s University
2010 - 2011, Acting Dean of Science , Saint Mary’s University
2010 - Present, Professor, Department of Psychology , Saint Mary’s University
2008 - 2010, Associate Dean of Science, Saint Mary's University
2007 - 2008, Acting Associate Dean of Science, Saint Mary’s University
2006 - Present, Adjunct Professor, Deptartment of Psychology, Dalhousie University
2004 - 2009, External Scholar, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dalhousie University
2004 - 2010, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Saint Mary’s University
2000 - 2004, Assistant Professor, Deptartment of Psychology, Saint Mary’s University

Honours

Nominated for SMUSA Faculty of Arts Teaching Excellence Award Saint Mary's University Students' Association - 2003
Society for Personality and Social Psychology Travel Award Society for Personality and Social Psychology - 2000
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Declined) Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council - 2000
American Psychological Association Travel Award American Psychological Association - 1999
Ontario Graduate Scholarship (Declined) Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program - 1999
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada - 1999
Ontario Graduate Scholarship Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program - 1998
Conference Travel Awards Dept. of Psychology, Queen’s University - 1997
Frank Carrell Fellowship for Academic Achievement Frank Carrell Fellowship for Academic Achievement - 1997
Queen’s Graduate Award Queen’s University - 1995

Scholarly Contributions

Book

Myers D, Smith Steven. "Exploring Social Psychology: 4th Canadian Edition" (Spring - 2015)
Smith Steven. "Instructor's Manual to Accompany: David G. Myers & Steven M. Smith's Exploring Social Psychology:4 th Canadian Edition" (Spring - 2015)
Myers D, Smith Steven. "Exploring Social Psychology: 3rd Canadian Edition" (Spring - 2012)
Smith Steven. "Instructor's Manual to Accompany: David G. Myers & Steven M. Smith's Exploring Social Psychology: 3rd Canadian Edition" (Spring - 2012)
Myers D, Smith Steven. "Exploring Social Psychology: 2nd Canadian Edition" (Spring - 2009)
Smith Steven. "Instructor's Manual to Accompany: David G. Myers & Steven M. Smith's Exploring Social Psychology: 2nd Canadian Edition" (Spring - 2009)
Smith Steven. "Instructor's Manual to Accompany: David G. Myers & Steven M. Smith's Exploring Social Psychology: Canadian Edition" (Spring - 2007)
Myers D, Smith Steven. "Exploring Social Psychology: Canadian Edition" (Spring - 2007)

Book Chapters

Smith Steven, Novkovic S. (2011). "Assessing and Promoting Change in a Non-Profit Organization", Social Economy in Atlantic Canada, 176-186
Smith Steven, Patry M, Stinson V. (2008). "Is the CSI Effect Real? If it is, What is it?", The Proceedings of the 2007 North American Correctional & Criminal Justice Psychology Conference (User Report)
Patry M, Stinson V, Smith Steven. (2008). "The Reality of the CSI Effect", Communication in Question: Competing Perspectives on Controversial Issues in Communication Studies
Smith Steven, Stinson V. (2008). "Does race matter? Exploring research on the cross- race effect in eyewitness identification", Critical Race Realism: Intersections of Psychology, Race and Law, 102-114
Smith Steven. (2008). "Persuasion", The International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
Patry M, Stinson V, Smith Steven. (2008). "Blurring the line between fact and fiction: Expert opinions about forensic investigation tools represented on CSI", The Proceedings of the 2007 North American Correctional & Criminal Justice Psychology Conference (User Report)
Smith Steven. (2008). "Primacy and Recency Effects", The International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
Smith Steven. (2007). "Eyewitness Testimony/Accuracy", The Encyclopedia of Social Psychology Volume 1, 337-338
Smith Steven. (2007). "Memory", The Encyclopedia of Social Psychology Volume 2, 551-553
Smith Steven. (2006). "Understanding and Avoiding Eyewitness Errors", Proceedings of the 2006 Criminal Law Conference: Sexual Offenses: From Wrongful Identification to Computer Luring
Smith Steven, Fabrigar L. (2000). "Attitude: Overview", The encyclopedia of psychology
Fabrigar L, Smith Steven. (1999). "Social cognition: Attitudes as cognitive structures", Handbook of applied cognition, 173-206

Journal Articles

Refling E, Calnan C, Fabrigar L, MacDonald T, Johnson V, Smith Steven. "To partition or not to partition evaluative judgement: Comparing measures of Structural Ambivalence", Social Psychological and Personality Science 4 (Spring - 2013), 387-394
Sawicki V, Wegener D, Clark J, Fabrigar L, Smith Steven, Bengal S. "Feeling Conflicted and Seeking Information: When Ambivalence Enhances and Diminishes Selective Exposure to Attitude-Consistent Information", Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 39 (Spring - 2013), 735-747
Kredenster M, Fabrigar L, Smith Steven. "Following What People Think We Should Do Versus What People Actually Do: Elaboration as A Moderator of the Impact of Descriptive and Injunctive Norms", Social Psychological and Personality Science 3 (Spring - 2012), 341-347
Smith Steven, Stinson V, Patry M. "Confession Evidence in Canada: Psychological Issues and Legal Landscapes", Psychology, Crime & Law 18 (Spring - 2012), 317-334
Smith Steven, Makrides L, Schryer Lebel F, Alt J, Montgomerie D, Farquharson J, MacDonald M, Szpilfogel C. "The Healthy Lifeworks Project: The Role of Organisational Health in the Personal Health of Employees", International Journal of Workplace Health Management 5 (Spring - 2012), 194-209
Smith Steven, Patry M, Stinson V. "Fact or Fiction? The Myth and Reality of the CSI Effect", Court Review 47 (Spring - 2011), 4-7
Makrides L, Smith Steven, Alt J, Curwin S, Montgomery D, Farquharson J, Szpilfogel C, Veinot P, Wang F, Edington D. "The Healthy LifeWorks Project: A Pilot Study of the Economic Analysis of a Comprehensive Workplace Wellness Program in a Canadian Government Department", Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 53 (Spring - 2011), 799-805
Maddocks J, Novkovic S, Smith Steven. "Measuring Performance for Accountability of a Small Social Economy Organization: The Case of an Independent School", Canadian Journal of Non-Profit and Social Economy Research 2:1 (Spring - 2011), 45-60
Smith Steven, Stinson V, Patry M. "High Risk Interrogation: Using the "Mr. Big" Technique to Elicit Confessions", Law and Human Behavior 34 (Spring - 2010), 39-40
Slaunwhite J, Smith Steven, Fleming M, Strang R. "Increasing vaccination rates among Health Care Workers: Using unit ''Champion'' as a motivator", Canadian Journal of Infection Control 24:3 (Spring - 2009), 359-366
Smith Steven, Stinson V, Patry M. "The Mr. Big Technique: Successful Innovation or Dangerous Development in the Canadian Legal System", Psychology, Public Policy, and Law 15 (Spring - 2009), 168-193
Lefebvre C, Marchand Y, Smith Steven, Connolly J. "Use of event-related brain potentials (ERPs) to assess eyewitness accuracy and deception", International Journal of Psychophysiology 73 (Spring - 2009), 218-225
Slaunwhite J, Smith Steven, Fleming M, Strang R. "Using Normative Messages to Increase Healthy Behaviours", International Journal of Workplace Health Management 2 (Spring - 2009), 231-244
Patry M, Stinson V, Smith Steven. "Supreme Court of Canada Addresses Admissibility of Post-Hypnosis Witness Evidence: R. v. Trochym (2007)", Canadian Psychology 50 (Spring - 2009), 98-105
Lightstone K, Smith Steven. "University Student Choice of Computer vs. Traditional Paper-and-pencil Tests: What Predicts Preference and Performance?", International Journal of Technologies in Higher Education 6:1 (Spring - 2009), 30-45
Power T, Smith Steven. "Predictors of Fear of Death and Self-Mortality: An Atlantic Canadian Perspective", Death Studies 32 (Spring - 2008), 253-272
Smith Steven. "Review of B. Wittenbrink & N. Schwarz (2007)", Implicit Measures of Attitudes. Canadian Psychology (Spring - 2008)
Smith Steven, Fabrigar L, MacDougall B, Wiesenthal N. "The Role of Amount, Cognitive Elaboration, and Structural Consistency of Attitude-Relevant Knowledge in the Formation of Attitude Certainty", European Journal of Social Psychology 38 (Spring - 2008), 280-295
Prosser M, Smith Steven. "Review of R. H. Fazio & R. E. Petty (Eds) (2008)", Attitudes: Their Structure, Function, and Consequences. Canadian Psychology 49 (Spring - 2008), 348-349
Smith Steven, Fabrigar L, Norris M. "Reflecting on Six Decades of Selective Exposure Research: Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities", Social and Personality Compass 2 (Spring - 2008), 464-493
Smith Steven, Patry M, Stinson V. "Detecting False Confessions: Are Judges Better than Average?", Crime Scene 15:2 (Spring - 2008), 23-24
Smith Steven, Stinson V, Patry M. "Does Television Influence Our Beliefs about the Legal System? Or: What the heck is the CSI Effect Anyway?", Crime Scene 14:1 (Spring - 2007), 7-8
Lefebvre C, Marchand Y, Smith Steven, Connolly J. "Determining eyewitness identification accuracy using event-related brain potentials (ERPs)", Psychophysiology 44 (Spring - 2007), 894-104
Stinson V, Smith Steven, Patry M. "The CSI Effect: Reflections from police and forensic investigators", Canadian Journal of Police and Security Services 5 (Spring - 2007), 125-133
Smith Steven, Stinson V, Patry M. "But what is the CSI Effect? How crime dramas influence people's beliefs about forensic evidence", Canadian Journal of Police and Security Services 5 (Spring - 2007), 187-195
Smith Steven, Fabrigar L, Powell D, Estrada M. "The role of information processing capacity and goals in attitude-congruent selective exposure effects", Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 33 (Spring - 2007), 948-960
Smith S. "Television Influence Our Beliefs about the Legal System? Or: What the heck is the CSI Effect Anyway?", Crime Scene 14(1) (Winter - 2007), 7-8
Fleming M, Smith Steven, Slaunwhite J, Sullivan J. "Investigating non-technical competencies in cardiac surgery teams", Canadian Journal of Surgery 49 (Spring - 2006), 22-30
Fabrigar L, Petty R, Smith Steven, Crites S. "Understanding knowledge effects on attitude-behavior consistency: The role of relevance, complexity, and amount of knowledge", Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 90 (Spring - 2006), 556-577
Smith Steven, Kalin R. "Right-Wing Authoritarianism as a moderator of the similarity-attraction effect", Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science 38 (Spring - 2006), 63-71
Stinson V, Patry M, Smith Steven. "Help crack the CSI effect", The Society Record 23:5 (Winter - 2005), 42
Smith Steven, Stinson V, Prosser M. "Do they all look alike? An Exploration of Decision-Making Strategies in Cross-Race Facial Identifications", Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science 36 (Spring - 2004), 144-153
Dutcher J, Carrick K, Smith Steven. "Is Your HPIAM Programme Really Effective? (Part I)", MARSS Ground effects Newsletter 1:1 (Spring - 2003), 7-10
Dutcher J, Carrick K, Smith Steven. "Is Your HPIAM Programme Really Effective? (Part II)", MARSS Ground effects Newsletter 1:2 (Spring - 2003), 8-11
Smith Steven, Lindsay R, Pryke S, Dysart J. "Postdictors of eyewitness errors: Can false identifications be diagnosed in the cross race situation?", Psychology, Public Policy, and Law 5 (Spring - 2001), 153-169
Smith Steven, Lindsay R, Pryke S. "Postdictors of eyewitness errors: Can false identifications be diagnosed?", Journal of Applied Psychology 85 (Spring - 2000), 542-550
Lindsay R, Smith Steven, Pryke S. "Measures of lineup fairness: Do they postdict identification accuracy?", Applied Cognitive Psychology 13 (Spring - 1999), 93-108
Lindsay R, Ross D, Smith Steven, Flanagan S. "Does race influence measures of lineup fairness?", Applied Cognitive Psychology 13 (Spring - 1999), 109-120
Smith Steven, deMan A. "Selected personality characteristics and attitudes toward feminism", Social Behavior and Personality 24 (Spring - 1996), 273-278

Presentation

Archibald N, Smith Steven, Patry M, Carter-Rogers K. "The Mr.Big Technique: Shocking the Conscious", The 3rd North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference (Spring - 2015)
D'Agata M, Fabrigar L, MacDonald T, Refling E, Calnan C, Johnson V, Smith Steven. "Exploring Partitioned and Non-Partitioned Measures of Attitudinal Ambivalence", The 16th Annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (Winter - 2015)
Carter-Rogers K, Floyd T, Chafe D, Smith Steven. "First impressions are important, but everyone deserves a second chance: An evaluation of selection behavior when forming alliances in a competitive game scenario", The 16th Annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (Winter - 2015)
Jollie A, Carter-Rogers K, Smith Steven, Ivanoff J. "Trust your gut: The N70 shows a difference between guilty and not guilty faces", The 75th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association (Spring - 2014)
Floyd T, Carter-Rogers K, Chafe D, Smith Steven. "Guilty or not, it's us versus them: Selecting individuals for a collaborating task as a function of terror management", The 75th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association (Spring - 2014)
Norris M, Smith Steven, Fabrigar S, Wegener D. "Attitude-Memory Biases from Auditory Information: Exploring the Moderating Roles of Information Processing Goals and Capacity Restrictions", The 15th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (Spring - 2014)
Smith Steven. "The Causes and Consequences of Cross-race Facial Identification Errors", Dept. of Anthropology, Saint Mary's University (Fall - 2014)
Carter-Rogers K, Pye-Strowbridge S, Floyd T, Habib M, Smith Steven. "Judgment similarity of perceived personality characteristics between photograph and virtual faces", The 75th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association (Spring - 2014)
Patry M, Smith Steven, Adams N. "Police Interrogations and Confessions in Canada: Recent Legal Developments", American Psychology Law Society Annual Conference (Spring - 2014)
Smith Steven. "Eyewitness Identification Errors -- Why do they happen and what can we do about them? ", Saint Mary's University Forensic Science Program (Fall - 2013)
Adams N, Smith Steven, Patry M. "Understanding the police caution and police questioning", The 74th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention (Spring - 2013)
Smith Steven. "The Psychology of Police Interrogations and Confessions -- Are Some Confessions False? ", Saint Mary's University Forensic Science Program (Fall - 2013)
Patry M, Smith Steven, Adams N. "Criminal defendants' right to counsel: Canadian and international perspectives", The 39th Annual Conference of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology (Fall - 2013)
Smith Steven. "The Causes and Consequences of Cross-race Facial Identification Errors", Dept. of Anthropology, Saint Mary's University (Fall - 2013)
Pratt B, Smith Steven. "The Psychological Power of Change: Sustainability, Innovation, Protection, and Conservation", Shrinking the Global Divide- Synergy, Service & Sustainability (Fall - 2013)
Carter-Rogers K, Jakeman D, Floyd T, Smith Steven. "Make it or break it decisions:The selection and judgments of guilty and not guilty faces", The 74th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association (Spring - 2013)
Smith Steven. "What you need to know about Eyewitness Identification ", Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University (Fall - 2013)
Mackinnon S, Smith Steven, Carter-Rogers K. "The relationship between multidimensional self-esteem and dissonance reduction after failing a word association task", The 74th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association (Spring - 2013)
Smith Steven. "The Psychology of Police Interrogations and Confessions -- Are Some Confessions False? ", Saint Mary's University Forensic Science Program (Fall - 2012)
Sawicki V, Clark J, Wegener D, Fabrigar L, Smith Steven. "Feeling conflicted and seeking information", The annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association (Spring - 2012)
Smith Steven. "The Causes and Consequences of Cross-race Facial Identification Errors", Dept. of Anthropology, Saint Mary's University (Fall - 2012)
Smith Steven, Norris M, Fabrigar L, Wegener D. "Attitude-Memory Congeniality Effects: When do They Happen, and How Can They be Reversed?", The 12th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (Spring - 2012)
Smith Steven. "What you need to Know about Eyewitness Identification ", Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University (Winter - 2012)
Smith Steven. "Eyewitness Identification Errors -- Why do they happen and what can we do about them?", Saint Mary's University Forensic Science Program (Fall - 2012)
Patry M, Smith Steven. "Recent Supreme Court of Canada rulings on criminal defendants' right to counsel", The American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference (Spring - 2012)
Sawicki V, Clark J, Wegener D, Fabrigar L, Smith Steven. "Feeling Conflicted and Seeking Information: When Ambivalence Enhances and Diminishes Selective Exposure to Attitude-Consistent Information", The 12th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (Spring - 2012)
Smith Steven. "How Your Preconceptions Can Bias Your Thinking ", Faculty of Science, Saint Mary's University (Winter - 2012)
Smith Steven. "The Psychology of Police Interrogations and Confessions -- Are Some Confessions False? ", Saint Mary's University Forensic Science Program. (Fall - 2011)
Smith Steven. "Academic Integrity", Engineering Dept., Saint Mary's University (Fall - 2011)
Wood J, Fabrigar L, Smith Steven, Wegener D. "Deconstructing Attitude Strength: Understanding the Subjective Beliefs Related to Attitudes", The 12th Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology (Winter - 2011)
Norris M, Fabrigar L, Smith Steven, Wegener D. "Attitude-Memory Congeniality Effects: Where To Find Them", Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Conference (Spring - 2011)
Sawicki V, Clark J, Wegener D, Fabrigar L, Smith Steven. "When Does (Un)Certainty Motivate Selective Exposure? It Depends on Familiarity", Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Conference (Spring - 2011)
Kredenster M, Fabrigar L, Smith Steven, Slaunwhite J. "Persuasiveness of Descriptive and Injunctive Normative Appeals: So Extraversion and Self-Monitoring Play a Role?", the Annual Canadian Psychological Association Conference (Spring - 2011)
Smith Steven. "Eyewitness Identification Errors -- Why do they happen and what can we do about them?", Saint Mary's University Forensic Science Program (Fall - 2011)
Smith Steven. "Eyewitness Identification Errors -- Why do they happen and what can we do about them?", Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University (Winter - 2011)
Wood J, Smith Steven, Fabrigar L, Fitzsimmons M. "The structure and origins of attitude-strength related beliefs", The Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (Winter - 2010)
Smith Steven. "You Can't Always Get What You Want -- But You Can Avoid, and Forget, Information You Don't Want", The Canadian Psychological Association Social-Personality Preconference (Spring - 2010)
Smith Steven. "Eyewitness Identification Errors -- Why do they happen and what can we do about them? ", Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University (Winter - 2010)
Hartnell N, MacKinnon N, Sketris I, Smith Steven, Fleming M. "Incentives, Barriers and Facilitators for Medication Error Reporting: Perceptions of health professionals from Nova Scotia", The Canadian Healthcare Safety Symposium (Fall - 2010)
Smith Steven. "The Attitude Behaviour Controversy: Classic Arguments and New Evidence", Dept. of Psychology, Saint Mary's University (Fall - 2009)
Hartnell N, MacKinnon N, Sketris I, Smith Steven. "Identifying, Understanding, and Overcoming Barriers to Medication Error Reporting in Hospitals in Nova Scotia, Canada", Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists Summer Education Series (Summer - 2009)
Fabrigar L, Smith Steven, Wegener D, Sawicki V, Norris M. "Exploring Capacity and Information Processing Goals in Selective Exposure Effects", The Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology (Fall - 2009)
Smith Steven, Patry M, Stinson V. "Confession Evidence in Canada: Psychological Issues in the Legal Context", The 70th American Psychological Association Annual Conference (Summer - 2009)
Smith Steven, Patry M, Stinson V. "Confession Evidence in Canada: Psychological Issues in the Legal Context", The 70th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Conference (Spring - 2009)
Stinson V, Patry M, Smith Steven. "True or false confession? Canadian judges evaluate the veracity of confessions", The American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference (Winter - 2009)
Hartnell N, MacKinnon N, Smith Steven, Fleming M. "Identifying, Understanding, and Overcoming Barriers to Medication Error Reporting in Hospitals in Nova Scotia, Canada", International Conference on Clinical Pharmacy (Spring - 2009)
Hartnell N, MacKinnon N, Sketris I, Smith Steven, Fleming M. "Identifying, Understanding, and Overcoming Barriers to Medication Error Reporting in Hospitals in Nova Scotia, Canada", The Canadian Pharmacy Association (Summer - 2009)
Smith Steven. "Eyewitness Identification Errors -- Why do they happen and what can we do about them?", Dept. of Criminology, Saint Mary's University (Winter - 2009)
Patry M, Stinson V, Smith Steven. "Small Claims Court in Nova Scotia: Litigant's Perspectives", The 70th American Psychological Association Annual Conference (Summer - 2009)
Slaunwhite J, Smith Steven, Fleming M. "Assessing psychological motivators for influenza vaccination among employees: Moving beyond traditional knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs", The Work Stress and Health Conference (Fall - 2009)
Smith Steven. "What you need to Know about Eyewitness Identification", Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University (Winter - 2009)
Fitzsimmons M, Smith Steven, Prosser M, Stinson V. "An Investigation of Feedback, Race, and Individual Differences on the Confidence-Accuracy Correlation in Eyewitness Identifications", The 70th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Conference (Spring - 2009)
Smith Steven. "How Your Preconceptions Can Bias Your Thinking ", Faculty of Science, Saint Mary's University (Fall - 2009)
Smith Steven, Wood J, Fabrigar L, Petty R, Crites Jr S. "Exploring the Roles of Complexity, Relevance, and Consistency in Attitude-Behaviour Consistency", The 10th Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting (Winter - 2009)
Smith Steven. "How to Write a lot, and Well: Professional Writing and Writing for Non- Professionals", Dept. of Psychology, Saint Mary's University (Winter - 2009)
Slaunwhite J, Smith Steven, Fleming M, Strang R, Lockhart C. "Co-workers as champions to promote vaccine uptake", Canadian Centre for Vaccinology Research Symposium (Winter - 2009)
Smith Steven, Patry M, Stinson V. "How television crime dramas affect expectations of policing and justice", Dept. of Criminology, Saint Mary's University (Winter - 2009)
Slaunwhite J, Smith Steven, Fleming M. "The First Line of Defence: A Cross-Sectional Investigation into the Predictors of Hand Hygiene Practices among Hospital Staff, Patients and Visitors", The 70th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Conference (Spring - 2009)
Smith Steven, Fabrigar L, Wood J, Fitzsimmons M. "Assessing the Factor Structure of Attitude Strength Related Beliefs", The 70th American Psychological Association Annual Conference (Summer - 2009)
Smith Steven, Patry M, Stinson V. "Detecting False Confessions: Are judges better than average?", The 69th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Conference (Spring - 2008)
Smith Steven, White J. "Is Seeing Believing? Exploring Positive Psychological Effects of Entertainment Media", The 9th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting (Winter - 2008)
Smith Steven. "Issues in Eyewitness Identification", Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University (Winter - 2008)
Smith Steven. "Can Your Preconceptions Bias Your Thinking?", Faculty of Science, Saint Mary's University (Fall - 2008)
Smith Steven. "Be Careful What You Wish For: How our Preconceptions Bias our Perceptions of the World", Exploration Workshop in Environmental Information Dynamics (Spring - 2008)
Smith Steven, Patry M, Stinson V. "How television crime dramas affect expectations of policing and justice", Dept. of Criminology, Saint Mary's University (Winter - 2008)
Smith Steven, Stinson V, Patry M. "Media Portrayals of the CSI Effect: Does Media Reflect Reality?", The American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference (Winter - 2008)
Smith Steven. "Progress Since the 2006 Leadership Summit: What has been Accomplished to Date?", Nova Scotia Dept. of Justice and Nova Scotia Public Service Commission (Spring - 2008)
Wood, J, Fabrigar L, Petty R, Smith Steven, Crites Jr S. "The Effects of Knowledge on Attitude-Behaviour Consistency: Examining the Roles of Complexity, Relevance and Consistency", The 9th Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting (Winter - 2008)
Bradley S, Penney H, Smith Steven. "The Role of Need for Achievement and Self-Esteem in Cognitive Dissonance", The 69th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Conference (Spring - 2008)
Slaunwhite J, Smith Steven, Fleming M, Strang R, Lockhart C. "Using unit champions to promote vaccine uptake", The Canadian Immunization Conference (Winter - 2008)
Smith Steven. "What you Should Know About Eyewitness Identification", Dept. of Criminology, Saint Mary's University (Winter - 2008)
Norris M, Fabrigar L, Smith Steven, Wegener D. "The Impact of Information Processing Goals and Capacity Restrictions on Attitude-Memory", The 9th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (Spring - 2008)
Hartnell N, MacKinnon N, Smith Steven, Fleming M. "Identifying, Understanding, and Overcoming Barriers to Medication Error Reporting in Hospitals in Nova Scotia, Canada", The International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology Annual Conference (Summer - 2008)
Patry M, Stinson V, Smith Steven. "Supreme Court of Canada Addresses Admissibility of Post-Hypnosis Witness Evidence: R. v. Trochym (2007)", The 69th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Conference (Spring - 2008)
Maddocks J, Novkovic S, Smith Steven. "Evaluating performance of small social-economy organizations: A case of an independent school", The 8th Annual International Society for Third Sector Research (Spring - 2008)
Smith Steven. "Believing is Seeing: How Your Preconceptions Bias Your Thinking", Faculty of Science, Saint Mary's University (Fall - 2007)
Hurd M, Novkovic S, Smith Steven. "Measuring performance in the social economy -- The Halifax Independent School", The Canadian Association for the Studies of Cooperation/ International Co-operative Alliance/Association of Co-operative Educators Joint Conference (Spring - 2007)
Smith Steven. "Understanding and Improving Your Social Marketing Campaign", The Ecology Action Centre (Winter - 2007)
Holmvall C, Smith Steven, Langille A. "Examining the Joint Effects of Interpersonal Justice and Informational Justice on Reactions to Unfavourable Outcomes", European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (Spring - 2007)
Smith Steven, Fabrigar L. "Amount, Cognitive Elaboration, and Structural Consistency of Knowledge as Origins of Attitude Certainty", The 8th Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting (Winter - 2007)
Smith Steven. "What do you Need to Know About Eyewitness Identification?", Dept. of Criminology, Saint Mary's University (Winter - 2007)
Smith Steven. "The Psychology of Police Interrogations and Confessions -- Are Some Confessions False?", Nova Scotia Prosecutor's Service (Fall - 2007)
Smith Steven, Stinson V, Patry M. "What, no DNA analysis on the fingerprint? Research questions and policy implications for the "CSI effect"", The "Off the Witness Stand" Conference, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (Winter - 2007)
Stinson V, Patry M, Smith Steven. "What do Police Professionals Think About the "CSI Effect"?", The "Off the Witness Stand" Conference, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (Winter - 2007)
Smith Steven, Stinson V. "Did they do all they would have done on CSI? How television crime dramas affect expectations of policing and justice", Dept. of Criminology, Saint Mary's University (Winter - 2007)
Smith Steven, Stinson V, Patry M. "Confessions -- True or False: How Interrogations Can Elicit False Confessions", Halifax Crown Prosecutor's Office (Winter - 2007)
Smith Steven. "Parent and Staff Satisfaction with the Halifax Independent School: Report on the 2007 Surveys", Halifax Independent School (Spring - 2007)
Lefebvre C, Marchand Y, Smith Steven, Connolly J. "Assessing the use of brainwaves (event-related brain potentials) as a tool to determine eyewitness identification accuracy across various time delays", North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference (Spring - 2007)
Patry M, Smith Steven, Stinson V, McCullough T. "Blurring the line between fact and fiction: Expert opinions about forensic investigation tools represented on CSI", North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference (Spring - 2007)
Fleming M, Wentzell N, Gatien B, Smith Steven, Stinson V. "Understanding your Dark Matter to Prevent a Big Bang Safety Culture Audit", PRAC Research and Development Forum (Spring - 2007)
Smith Steven, Patry M, Stinson V. "What do Police Think About the "CSI Effect"?", North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference (Spring - 2007)
Wood J, Fabrigar L, Petty R, Smith Steven, Crites Jr S. "The Role of Relevance, Complexity, and Consistency of Attitude Dimensions on Attitude-Behaviour Consistency", The 8th Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting (Winter - 2007)
Smith Steven. "Issues in Eyewitness Identification", Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University (Winter - 2007)
Smith Steven. "Science et la Psychologie Sociale [Science and Social Psychology]", Halifax Independent School (Winter - 2006)
Smith Steven, Stinson V, Patry M, Fitzsimmons M, Prosser M. "Public and expert opinions of forensic techniques: Is there a ''CSI Effect''?", The American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference (Winter - 2006)
Smith Steven. "Identifying and Preventing Eyewitness Identification Errors", Dept. of Psychology, Saint Mary's University (Fall - 2006)
Smith Steven. "Understanding the CSI Effect", Halifax RCMP Forensic Identification Unit (Spring - 2006)
Patry M, Stinson V, Smith Steven. "What do we know about the CSI effect?", The Dalhousie University Forensic Psychology Practice Day (Fall - 2006)
Stinson V, Patry M, Smith Steven, White J. "There a CSI Effect? Opinions and Experiences of Criminal Defense Attorneys", The Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention (Spring - 2006)
Stinson V, Patry M, Smith S, White J. "Is There a CSI Effect? Opinions and Experiences of Criminal Defense Attorneys", Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention (Spring - 2006)
Quigg S, Arnoldin P, Stinson V, Smith Steven, Patry M. "Television media effects on people's opinions of forensic science: Is there a 'CSI effect'?", The Dalhousie University Forensic Psychology Practice Day (Fall - 2006)
Smith Steven. "Understanding and Evaluating Your Social Marketing Campaign", Family Literacy Advisory Group of Nova Scotia (Fall - 2006)
Smith Steven. "What do we know about the CSI effect?", Colloquium: Dalhousie University (Spring - 2006)
Smith Steven. "Believing is Seeing: How Your Preconceptions Bias Your Thinking", Faculty of Science, Saint Mary's University (Fall - 2006)
Smith Steven. "Issues in Eyewitness Identification", Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University (Winter - 2006)
Smith Steven, Patry M, Stinson V, White J. "Policy Implications for a possible "CSI Effect" in Canada", The Canadian Psychological Association 67th Annual Convention (Spring - 2006)
Stinson V, Smith Steven, Patry M, Fitzsimmons M, Finney S. "Do television viewing habits predict opinions of the reliability of forensic evidence?", The American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference (Winter - 2006)
Smith Steven. "Developing a Road Map for Organisational Health", Association of Municipal Administrators of Nova Scotia (Fall - 2006)
Smith Steven. "What do You Need to Know About Eyewitness Identification?", Nova Scotia Barrister's Society (Fall - 2006)
Patry M, Stinson V, Smith Steven, Fitzsimmons M, Strongman D. "Changing opinions on the reliability of forensic techniques", The American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference (Winter - 2006)
Smith Steven, Stinson V, Patry M. "The Risks of Innocence: How Police Interrogations May Elicit False Confessions", Nova Scotia Criminal Defense Attorneys (Fall - 2006)
Head N, Smith Steven, Stinson V, Patry M. "CSI: Ratings or Reality?", The Dalhousie University Forensic Psychology Practice Day (Fall - 2006)
Smith Steven. "Is there a CSI Effect?", The Atlantic Canada Death Investigators Symposium (Winter - 2006)
Slaunwhite J, Smith Steven, Fleming M. "From theory to application: Changing behaviour using normative messages", The Midwestern Psychological Association annual conference (Spring - 2006)
Stinson V, Smith Steven, Prosser M, Fitzsimmons M. "Decision making strategies in same versus cross-race lineup identifications: A comparison approach", The American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference (Winter - 2005)
Smith Steven. "Psychology and the law - What Lawyers Need to Know", Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University (Winter - 2005)
Parks J, Konopasky R, Fleming M, Smith Steven. "Giving 158 percent: How authors judge the amount and type of contribution to academic journal articles", The 67th annual conference of the Canadian Psychological Association (Spring - 2005)
Smith Steven. "From Theory to Reality: The Influence of Social Norms on Health Promotion", CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (Spring - 2005)
Slaunwhite J, Fleming M, Smith Steven. "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Poster Prompts on Stair-Use: Does the Message Really Matter?", The Atlantic Networks for Prevention Research Forum (Fall - 2005)
Konopasky R, Parks J, Smith Steven, Fleming M. "Establishing fair credit for student contributions to multiple-author articles: Different contributions are valued differently across disciplines", Dalhousie Conference on University Teaching and Learning (Spring - 2005)
Marchand Y, Lefebvre C, Smith Steven, Connolly J. "Eye blink frequency is associated with eyewitness identification and deception", The 45th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research (Fall - 2005)
Smith Steven. "How Your Preconceptions Bias Your Thinking", Faculty of Science, Saint Mary's University (Spring - 2005)
Lefebvre C, Marchand Y, Bourque D, Smith Steven, Connolly J. "The use of ERPs to assess eyewitness accuracy and deception", The 45th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research (Fall - 2005)
Saad K, Smith Steven, Fitzsimmons M. "Factors Influencing Juror Decision-Making: Examining the Role of Need for Cognition in Primacy and Recency effects", The 5th Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting (Winter - 2004)
Smith Steven. "What Psychology Can Teach Criminologists: A Primer", Department of Criminology, Saint Mary's University (Winter - 2004)
Smith Steven. "The Relationship Between Attitudes and Biased Memory", The Social and Personality Pre-Conference of the 65th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Conference (Spring - 2004)
Smith S. "Relationship Between Attitudes and Biased Memory", Social and Personality Pre-Conference of the 65th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Conference (Spring - 2004)
Smith Steven. "The role of team work and communication in enhancing performance in an addiction treatment environment", CHOICES Drug Treatment Program (Summer - 2004)
Smith Steven, Fleming M. "Learning from Mistakes: The role of team work and communication in enhancing performance in a Mental Health environment", IWK Hospital (Spring - 2004)
Smith Steven. "What Psychology Can Teach Criminologists: A Primer", Department of Criminology, Saint Mary's University (Fall - 2004)
Houde S, Smith Steven. "The Moderating role of attitude structure in the likelihood of automatic attitude activation", The 5th Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting (Winter - 2004)
Prosser M, Catano V, Coyne I, Smith Steven. "Something smells fishy but it isn't a ''Red Herring''", The 5th Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting (Winter - 2004)
Houde S, Smith S. "Moderating role of attitude structure in the likelihood of automatic attitude activation", The 5th Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting (Winter - 2004)
Saad K, Smith S, Fitzsimmons M. "Influencing Juror Decision-Making: Examining the Role of Need for Cognition in Primacy and Recency effects", The 5th Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting (Winter - 2004)
Atkins R, Pfister H, Fleming M, Smith Steven. "Safety Climate and Accidents in Australian Coal Mines", The 112th Annual American Psychological Association Conference (Summer - 2004)
Ackbar S, MacDougall B, Fabrigar L, Smith Steven. "Structural and process variables as origins of attitude strength-related beliefs", The 5th Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting (Winter - 2004)
Smith S, Fabrigar L, Petty R, Crites S. "Ability to deliberate and the role of attitude bases in attitude-decision consistency", The 5th Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting (Winter - 2004)
MacDougall B, Fabrigar L, Smith Steven, Wiesenthal N. "Attitude strength-related beliefs: Determinants and outcomes", The 4th Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference (Winter - 2003)
Atkins R, Pfister H, Spigelman A, Smith Steven, Fleming M. "Team operations: Non-technical competencies in Surgery", Australian Aviation Psychology Symposium (Winter - 2003)
Smith Steven, Fleming M. "Non-technical Competencies of Cardiac Teams", Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre (Spring - 2003)
Fleming M, Smith Steven. "Investigating team-based attitudes in the operating room", The 2003 Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion Annual Meeting (Fall - 2003)
Smith Steven, Fabrigar L, Houde S, Prosser M. "The role of motivation on the relationship between attitudes and recall", The 4th Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference (Winter - 2003)
Smith Steven. "Exploring Antecedents and Consequences of Attitude-Strength-Related Beliefs", Department of Psychology, University of Newcastle (Spring - 2003)
Smith Steven, Fleming M, Slaunwhite J, Prosser M. "Investigating team-based attitudes in the operating theatre", The 1st New South Wales Conference of the Australian Psychological Society (Spring - 2003)
Smith Steven, Fabrigar L, Powell D, Estrada M. "Situational determinants of attitude-memory-congeniality effects", The 73rd Annual Midwestern Psychological Association Conference (Spring - 2002)
MacDougall B, Ackbar S, Fabrigar L, Smith Steven. "Structural and process determinants of attitude strength-related beliefs", The 3rd Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference (Winter - 2002)
Smith Steven, Fabrigar L, Powell D, Estrada M. "The measurement of attitude memory congeniality effects", The 3rd Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference (Winter - 2002)
Smith Steven. "Plagiarism in the Department of Psychology", Saint Mary's University's Semi-Annual Symposium on "Plagiarism Detection and Prevention" (Winter - 2002)
Smith Steven. "Diagnosing errors in eyewitness identification: Does race matter?", Mount Allison University (Fall - 2002)
Dutcher J, Carrick K, Smith Steven. "Flight safety attitudes and human factors training", The 5th International Workshop on Human Error, Safety and Systems Development (Spring - 2002)
Smith Steven. "Diagnosing errors in eyewitness identification: Does race matter?", Acadia University (Fall - 2002)
Smith Steven, Stinson V. "An investigation of decision-making strategies involved in cross-race facial identification", The 2002 American Psychology-Law Society Biennial Conference (Winter - 2002)
Smith Steven. "The role of attitude structure in the development of attitude strength related beliefs", Dalhousie University (Fall - 2001)
Smith Steven. "Crime and criminal investigation: How to be a good eyewitness", Dalhousie High School (Winter - 2001)
Smith Steven, Fabrigar L, Powell D, Estrada M. "Mediators and moderators of attitude memory congeniality effects", The 2nd Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference (Winter - 2001)
Lindsay R, Smith Steven. "Race and identification procedure: Does the sequential lineup effect generalize?", The 4th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (Spring - 2001)
MacDougall B, Smith Steven, Fabrigar L, Wiesenthal N. "The role of attitude structure in the development of attitude strength related beliefs", The 2nd Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference (Winter - 2001)
Saad K, Smith Steven. "The impact of post-decision feedback on the relationship between confidence and accuracy", The 4th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (Spring - 2001)
Smith Steven. "Crime and criminal investigation: How to be a good eyewitness", Stanley High School (Winter - 2001)
Smith Steven, Fabrigar L, Petty R, Crites Jr S. "Mechanisms and moderators for the relationship between knowledge and attitude-decision consistency", The 72nd Annual Midwestern Psychological Association Conference (Spring - 2001)
Smith Steven. "Postdicting eyewitness errors in same and cross-race situations", Department of Criminology, Saint Mary's University (Fall - 2001)
Smith Steven. "Mistakes in eyewitness identifications: Can we correct them?", Department of Criminology, Saint Mary's University (Winter - 2001)
Fabrigar L, Smith Steven, Petty R, Crites Jr S. "The role of amount, complexity, and consistency of knowledge on attitude-decision consistency", The 1st Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference (Winter - 2000)
Lindsay R, Smith Steven, Pryke S, Dysart J. "Are postdictors of eyewitness accuracy effective in the cross-race situation?", The Bi-Annual American Psychology-Law Society Conference (Winter - 2000)
Smith Steven, Fabrigar L, Wiesenthal N, MacDougall B. "The role of cognitive underpinnings of attitudes in the development of attitude strength related beliefs", The 1st Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference (Winter - 2000)
Smith Steven, Lindsay R, Pryke S. "Postdictors of eyewitness accuracy: Can false ID's be diagnosed?", The 107th Annual American Psychological Association Conference (Summer - 1999)
Smith Steven. "Antecedents and consequences of stereotypes and prejudice", Department of Psychology, Queen's University (Winter - 1999)
Powell D, Smith Steven, Fabrigar L. "The contextual nature of attitude-memory effects ", The 107th Annual American Psychological Association Conference (Summer - 1999)
Wiesenthal N, Smith S, Fabrigar L. "An examination of two possible determinants of attitude-strength related beliefs", The 107th Annual American Psychological Association Conference (Summer - 1999)
Smith Steven, Fabrigar L, Crites Jr S. "The role of attitude structure in attitude-decision consistency", The 70th Annual Midwestern Psychological Association Conference (Spring - 1999)
Smith Steven, Kalin R. "Authoritarianism as a moderator of the similarity- attraction effect", The 69th Annual Midwestern Psychological Association Conference (Spring - 1998)
Lindsay R, Pryke S, Smith Steven. "Unexplored issues when measuring lineup fairness", The Annual American Psychology and the Law Society Conference (Winter - 1998)
Smith Steven. "Conformity and obedience: From Asch to Milgram and beyond", Department of Psychology, Queen's University (Fall - 1998)
Smith Steven, Kalin R. "Authoritarianism as a moderator of the similarity- attraction effect", The 58th Canadian Psychological Association Annual Conference (Spring - 1997)

Other Publications

Carter-Rogers K, Smith Steven. "Teachers' Evaluations of the Halifax Independent School: Results of the 2014 Teacher Feedback Survey"
Prepared for the Board of Directors of Halifax Independent School (Spring - 2014)
Carter-Rogers K, Smith Steven. "Parents' Evaluations of the Halifax Independent School: Results of the 2013 Parent Feedback Survey"
Prepared for the Board of Directors of Halifax Independent School (Spring - 2013)
Carter-Rogers K, Smith Steven. "Teachers' Evaluations of the Halifax Independent School: Results of the 2013 Teacher Feedback Survey"
Prepared for the Board of Directors of Halifax Independent School (Spring - 2013)
Smith Steven. "Parents' Evaluations of the Halifax Independent School: Results of the 2011 Parent Feedback Survey"
Prepared for the Board of Directors of Halifax Independent School (Spring - 2011)
Wilson N, Martinell J, Smith Steven. "Staff Evaluations of the Halifax Independent School: Results of the 2010 Staff Feedback Survey"
Prepared for the Board of Directors of Halifax Independent School (Spring - 2010)
Martinell J, McPhee M, Smith Steven. "Parents' Evaluations of the Halifax Independent School: Results of the 2010 Parent Feedback Survey"
Prepared for the Board of Directors of Halifax Independent School (Spring - 2010)
Smith Steven. "Parents' Evaluations of the Point Pleasant Child Care Centre: Results of the 2009 Parent Feedback Survey"
Report submitted to the Board of Governors of Point Pleasant Child Care Centre (Spring - 2009)
Patry M, Stinson V, Smith Steven. "Evaluation of the Small Claims Court in Nova Scotia: Report to the Nova Scotia Law Reform Commission"
Report to the Nova Scotia Law Reform Commission (Spring - 2009)
Smith Steven. "Staff Evaluations of the Halifax Independent School: Results of the 2008 Staff Feedback Survey"
Prepared for the Board of Directors of Halifax Independent School (Spring - 2008)
Smith Steven. "Parents' Evaluations of the Halifax Independent School: Results of the 2008 Parent Feedback Survey"
Prepared for the Board of Directors of Halifax Independent School (Spring - 2008)
Patry M, Smith Steven, Stinson V. "The Small Claims Court in Nova Scotia: Litigants Perceptions"
Report to the Nova Scotia Law Reform Commission (Spring - 2008)
White J, Smith Steven. "Best Practices for Promoting and Normalizing Youth Sexual Health: A Review of the Literature"
Nova Scotia Roundtable on Youth Sexual Health (Spring - 2007)
Patry M, Stinson V, Smith Steven, White J. "Small Claims in Nova Scotia: Reflections from Adjudicators, Clerks, and Lawyers"
Report to the Nova Scotia Law Reform Commission (Spring - 2007)
White J, Smith Steven. "Staff Evaluations of the Halifax Independent School: Results of the 2007 Staff Feedback Survey"
Prepared for the Board of Directors of Halifax Independent School (Spring - 2007)
Smith Steven. "Parents' Evaluations of the Point Pleasant Child Care Centre: Results of the 2007 Parent Feedback Survey"
Report submitted to the Board of Governors of Point Pleasant Child Care Centre (Spring - 2007)
White J, Smith Steven. "Parents' Evaluations of the Halifax Independent School: Results of the 2007 Parent Feedback Survey"
Prepared for the Board of Directors of Halifax Independent School (Spring - 2007)
Smith Steven, Slaunwhite J, Fleming M. "Report on the Atlantic Health and Wellness Institute's Department of Justice Leadership Summits"
Prepared for the Atlantic Health and Wellness Institute and the Nova Scotia Department of Justice (Spring - 2006)
Patry M, Smith Steven, Stinson V. "Evaluation of the RCMP Crime Scene Management Workshop"
Prepared for the RCMP Forensic Unit (Spring - 2006)
Stinson V, Newsome S, Smith Steven. "Increasing compliance with environmental regulations: Suggestions for Environment Canada's Role in effecting organizational Change"
Prepared for Environment Canada (Spring - 2004)

Service: Institutional Committees

Chair, Academic Planning Subcommittee to Review the Program Review Process, 2013/03 - 2013/03 (Chair)
Chair, STEMFest 2018, 2013/03 - None (Chair)
Co-Chair, Student Orientation Steering Committee, 2013/03 - 2014/03 (Co-Chair)
Chair, Dean of Arts Search Firm Selection Committee, 2012/03 - 2012/03 (Chair)
Member, Librarian Review Committee, 2012/03 - 2012/03 (Member)
Acting Vice President, Academic and Research, (Nov. 15-23), 2012/03 - 2012/03 (Acting Vice President)
International Student Success Committee, 2011/03 - None (59)
Acting Vice President, Academic and Research, (Nov. 2-4), 2010/03 - 2010/03 (Acting Vice President)
Member, Academic Planning Committee, 2009/03 - None (Member)
Member, Dean's Council, 2009/03 - None (Member)
Chair, Faculty of Science Council, 2009/03 - None (Chair)
Member, Search Committee for Dean, 2009/03 - 2011/03 (Member)
Member, Vice-President Academic and Research Advisory Group, 2009/03 - None (Member)
Member, University Review Committee, 2009/03 - None (Member)
Member, University Senate, 2009/03 - None (Member)
Member, Academic Appointments Committee, 2009/03 - None (Member)
Member, Student Success Committee, 2009/03 - None (Member)
Member, McNally North Campus Initiative (Infrastructure), 2009/03 - 2010/03 (Member)
Chair, Faculty of Science Executive, 2009/03 - None (Chair)
Member, Senior Management Group, 2009/03 - None (Member)
Member, University Budget Committee, 2009/03 - None (61)
Member, Senate Executive, 2009/03 - None (Member)
Chair, Faculty of Science Community Engagement Committee, 2006/03 - 2009/03 (Chair)
Member, Independent Research Project Policy Development Committee, 2006/03 - 2006/03 (Member)
Psychology Comprehensive Exam Policy Development Committee, 2006/03 - 2006/03 (Member)
Chair, Faculty of Science Curriculum Committee, 2006/03 - 2009/03 (Chair)
Chair, Curriculum Committee, 2006/03 - 2009/03 (Chair)
Member, CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, 2006/03 - None (Member)
Chair, Community Engagement Committee, 2006/03 - 2009/03 (Chair)
Past-President, Saint Mary's University Faculty Union, 2005/03 - 2006/03 (Past-President)
Union Observer, University Review Committee, 2004/03 - 2006/03 (Union Observer)
President, Saint Mary's University Faculty Union, 2004/03 - 2005/03 (President)
Vice-President, Saint Mary's University Faculty Union, 2004/03 - 2004/03 (Vice-President)
Chair, Animal Care Committee, 2003/03 - 2004/03 (Chair)
Member at Large, Saint Mary's University Faculty Union, 2003/03 - 2004/03 (Member at Large)
Psychology Department Ph.D. Program Development Committee, 2002/03 - 2004/03 (89)
Member, Saint Mary's University Task Force on Student Advising, 2001/03 - 2002/03 (Member)
Vice- Chair, Research Ethics Board, 2001/03 - 2004/03 (Vice-Chair)
Founding Board Member, CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, 2001/03 - 2006/03 (Founding Board Member)
Psychology Representative to Science Co-op Committee, 2001/03 - 2005/03 (Psychology Representative)
Member at Large, Saint Mary's University Faculty Union, 2001/03 - 2002/03 (Member at Large)
Colloquium Coordinator, 2000/03 - 2002/03 (94)
Department of Psychology Plagiarism Policy Development Committee, 2000/03 - 2000/03 (95)
Member, Animal Care Committee, 2000/03 - 2004/03 (Member)
Cooperative Education Committee, 2000/03 - 2005/03 (84)
Member, Student Discipline Committee, 1999/03 - 2002/03 (Member)
Alternate and Reviewer, Saint Mary's University Research Ethics Board, 1999/03 - 2001/03 (Alternate and Reviewer)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Treasurer, Science Atlantic Executive Committee, Science Atlantic 2014/03 - Present
University Representative to the Technology Enabled Learning Sub-table, Provincial Government 2013/03 - Present
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Aid to Scholarly Journal Grant Adjudication Committee, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council 2013/03 - 2013/03
Member, Information Technology Steering Committee, 2012/03 - Present
Co-Chair, Brain War, Discovery Centre 2012/03 - Present
Co-Host, Science and Graduate Studies Meeting, Atlantic Deans of Arts 2012/03 - 2012/03
Board Member, Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation Board of Directors, Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation 2012/03 - Present
Member, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Collaborative Research Grant Selection Committee, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council 2012/03 - 2012/03
University Representative, Curriculum Committee, Consortium on Analytics Research, Education and Technology 2011/03 - Present
Facilitator, SSHRC grant-writing workshop, SSHRC 2011/03 - 2011/03
Reviewer for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Grant Application , Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council 2011/03 - 2011/03
Reviewer for National Science Foundation Grant Application, National Science Foundation 2011/03 - 2011/03
Chair, Evaluation Committee, Halifax Independent School, Halifax Independent School 2011/03 - Present
Vice-President of the Board, Halifax Independent School, Halifax Independent School 2011/03 - Present
Member at Large, Science Atlantic Executive Committee, Science Atlantic 2010/03 - 2014/03
Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation Support for Research Trainees Working Group, Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation 2010/03 - Present
Reviewer for National Science Foundation Grant Application, National Science Foundation 2010/03 - 2010/03
Reviewer, Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Canadian Psychological Association Conference 2010/03 - 2010/03
Expert review panel for APLS, Interrogations, Confessions, and Deception , American Psychology-Law Society 2010/03 - 2010/03
Institutional Representative to Science Atlantic, Science Atlantic 2009/03 - 2010/03
Member, Council of Atlantic Deans, 2009/03 - Present
Member of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Awards Adjudication Committee #4 (education, linguistics, psychology and social work), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council 2009/03 - 2009/03
Chair, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Standard Research Grant Appeal Committee, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council 2009/03 - 2009/03
Treasurer, Halifax Independent School, Halifax Independent School 2009/03 - 2010/03
Reviewer, Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Canadian Psychological Association Conference 2009/03 - 2009/03
Reviewer, American Psychology-Law Society: 2010 Conference, American Psychology-Law Society 2009/03 - 2009/03
Member of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Awards Adjudication Committee #4 (education, linguistics, psychology and social work), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council 2008/03 - 2008/03
Reviewer and Adjudication committee member for Nova Scotia Gaming Foundation Student Research Grants Competition, Nova Scotia Gaming Foundation 2008/03 - 2008/03
Reviewer for Nova Scotia Gaming Foundation Community Research Grants Competition, Nova Scotia Gaming Foundation 2008/03 - 2008/03
Reviewer for Nova Scotia Gaming Foundation Student Research Grants Competition, Nova Scotia Gaming Foundation 2008/03 - 2008/03
Evaluation Committee, Halifax Independent School, Halifax Independent School 2008/03 - 2011/03
Chair and Conference Coordinator, Social and Personality Section: Canadian Psychological Association, Canadian Psychological Association 2008/03 - 2010/03
Member of the Board of Directors, Halifax Independent School, Halifax Independent School 2008/03 - 2010/03
Reviewer, 2009 American Psychological Association Division 41 (AP-LS), American Psychological Association 2008/03 - 2008/03
Reviewer, 2009 American Psychological Association Division 8 (SPSP), American Psychological Association Division 2008/03 - 2008/03
Reviewer, 2009 Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Canadian Psychological Association Conference 2008/03 - 2008/03
Chair, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Aid to Scholarly Journal Grant Adjudication Committee, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council 2007/03 - 2007/03
Reviewer for Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Discovery Grants Competition, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council 2007/03 - 2007/03
External Advisor to Evaluation Committee, Halifax Independent School, Halifax Independent School 2007/03 - 2008/03
Reviewer, Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Canadian Psychological Association Conference 2007/03 - 2007/03
Reviewer, American Psychological Association Division 41, American Psychological Association 2007/03 - 2007/03
Facilitator, Confession Evidence - A Workshop for Provincial Court Judges, Provincial Government 2006/03 - 2006/03
Reviewer, Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Canadian Psychological Association Conference 2006/03 - 2006/03
Finance Committee, Halifax Independent School, Halifax Independent School 2005/03 - Present
Past-Chair, Social and Personality Section: Canadian Psychological Association, Canadian Psychological Association 2005/03 - 2006/03
Reviewer, Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Canadian Psychological Association Conference 2005/03 - 2005/03
Facilitator, Organizational Health and Leadership , Nova Scotia Dept. of Justice 2005/02 - 2005/02
Chair, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Standard Research Grant Adjudication Committee #10 (psychology), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council 2004/03 - 2005/03
Board member, Point Pleasant Child Care Centre, Point Pleasant Child Care Centre 2004/03 - 2006/03
Reviewer, Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Canadian Psychological Association Conference 2004/03 - 2004/03
Pre-conference Organizer, CPA Social and Personality Section, Canadian Psychological Association 2003/03 - 2004/03
Chair, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Standard Research Grant Adjudication Committee #10 (psychology), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council 2002/03 - 2004/03
Reviewer for Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Discovery Grants competition, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council 2002/03 - 2002/03
Reviewer, American Psychology-Law Society: 2003 Conference, American Psychology-Law Society 2002/03 - 2002/03
Review Coordinator: CPA Social and Personality Section; 2002 Annual Conference, CPA Social and Personality Section 2001/03 - 2001/03
Reviewer, 2002 American Psychological Association Division 41 (AP-LS), American Psychological Association Division 2001/03 - 2001/03
Reviewer, American Psychology-Law Society: 2002 Biennial Conference, American Psychology-Law Society 2001/03 - 2001/03