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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
December 10, 2016
Canadian Excellence
Dr. Paul Mallet

Dr. Paul Mallet

Associate Professor, Psychology
Behavioural Neuroscience Area Coordinator

Contact Information
Email: pmallet [at]
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext.2280
Fax: 519-746-7605
Office Location: N2026 (Science Building)
Office Hours: By Appointment Only
Languages Spoken


Academic Background

BA (Honours), Psychology, University of Windsor
MA, Psychology (behavioural neuroscience), Queen’s University
PhD, Psychology (behavioural neuroscience), Queen’s University

Postdoctoral fellow, University of Sydney, Australia
Honorary Fellow, University of New England, Australia
Associate Graduate Faculty, University of Guelph


Dr. Mallet is a behavioural pharmacologist who studies the behavioural and neural effects of drugs, with an emphasis on drugs of abuse. 

Dr. Mallet received his Master’s and PhD in behavioural neuroscience from Queen’s University, where he worked with Dr. Richard Beninger. He later worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia.  From 1999-2005 Dr. Mallet served as a faculty member at the University of New England, Australia, where he taught biological psychology and behavioural pharmacology. He has published numerous articles on the psychopharmacology of learning and memory, and the behavioural pharmacology of cannabinoid (cannabis-like) drugs. In 2001 he was awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Award from the University of New England. He joined the Department of Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University in 2006, and currently teaches courses in behavioural neuroscience.

Research Publications