Pablo Briñol is professor of psychology at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), where he originally obtained his BA (1995) and PhD (1999) degrees. After a postdoc in Columbus (Ohio) with his adviser Richard Petty (1999-2002), he has continued his collaboration as a regular visiting scholar at Ohio State University (2002-present). His research interest focuses on the study of the psychological mechanisms underlying attitudes and persuasion, with emphasis on meta-cognitive processes and measures of change.
Dr. Briñol has published more than 200 peer reviewed publications in top journals of the field (e.g., Psych Bull, JPSP, PPS, Psych Science, PSPB, JESP, ERSP), receiving more than 15,000 citations [roughly 8,000 in the last 5 years]. According to Google Scholar, H-index is 55, with 44 of these publications reaching at least 100 citations. His work has been presented in more than 250 international conference presentations and invited colloquiums.
Recently, Pablo Briñol has been awarded with the prestigious Kurt Lewin medal by the European Association of Social Psychology. This award recognizes mid-career highest scientific excellence. International service includes the co-organization of 5 EASP funded attitude meetings, and inclusion in numerous editorial boards and committees.
Beyond the international profile, Dr. Briñol is also the co-founder of the Sociedad Científica Española de Psicología Social (SCEPS) where he serves in the executive board. Furthermore, Dr. Briñol is the former editor of the International Journal of Social Psychology (Revista de Psicología Social).