Nicholas Rule

Professor and Vice-Principal, Academic and Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga


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Dr. Rule is Professor of Psychology and presently serves as the department Chair. He completed Ph.D. and M.S. degrees at Tufts University and an A.B. at Dartmouth College. Formerly a Tier-II Canada Research Chair, Dr. Rule has received a number of awards, including early career awards from the International Social Cognition Network, the International Academy for Intercultural Research, the Ministry of Research and Innovation of Ontario, as well as the Sage Young Scholars Award from the Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology. He formerly served as Acting Chair of the Psychology Department, as Interim Vice-Dean, Undergraduate in the Faculty of Arts & Science, and is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.