The Society for the
Study of Social Issues


SPSSI Secretary Treasurer 2012-2015

Blair T. Johnson, Ph.D, is a Professor of Psychology in the Social Psychology Department at the University of Connecticut. He earned his Ph.D from Purdue University.

Blair is a social psychologist whose primary research interests include social structure (the role of community attitudes, stigma, and resources in efforts to improve human welfare), health promotion (HIV prevention, exercise, antidepressants), and in the development of tools to conduct meta-analyses. The principal investigator on several NIH grants, Blair has published numerous articles and chapters on these topics as well as several books. Blair’s work has been featured in Psychology Today and he was interviewed on Good Morning America regarding his PLoS Medicine meta-analysis on the efficacy of antidepressants.

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Research that produces nothing but books will not suffice.
                                                                                                                    - Kurt Lewin