Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences

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Fournier, Marc A.

  • Marc A. FournierEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_1703-1

Early Life and Educational Background

Marc A. Fournier was born on April 7, 1973, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Marc completed his Bachelor of Arts degree with first class honors in psychology at McGill University in 1995. His senior undergraduate thesis was supervised by Richard Koestner. Marc then completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at McGill University in 2002 under the supervision of Debbie Moskowitz. His doctoral thesis, which concerned the agentic and communal dimensions of socio-emotional functioning, was awarded both the Governor General’s Gold Medal from McGill University and the J. S. Tanaka Dissertation Award from the Association for Research in Personality (ARP).

Professional Career

Marc A. Fournier was hired as an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto Scarborough in 2003, where he was awarded tenure and promoted to the rank of associate professor in 2008. Marc has authored or co-authored 30 peer-reviewed articles, 7 book...

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Selected Bibliography

  1. Di Domenico, S. I., Fournier, M. A., Ayaz, H., & Ruocco, A.C. (2013). In search of integrative processes: Basic psychological need satisfaction predicts medial prefrontal activation during decisional conflict. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142, 967–978.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Di Domenico, S. I., Fournier, M. A., Rodrigo, A. H., Dong, M., Ayaz, H., & Ruocco, A. C. (2017). Need fulfillment and the modulation of medial prefrontal activity when judging remembered past, perceived present, and imagined future identities. Self and Identity, 17, 259–275.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Di Domenico, S. I., Le, A., Liu, Y., Ayaz, H., & Fournier, M. A. (2016). Basic psychological needs and neurophysiological responsiveness to decisional conflict: An event-related potential study of integrative self processes. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 16, 848–865.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Fournier, M. A. (2009). Adolescent hierarchy formation and the social competition theory of depression. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 9, 1144–1172.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Fournier, M. A., Di Domenico, S. I., Weststrate, N. M., Quitasol, M. N., & Dong, M. (2015). Toward a unified science of personality coherence. Canadian Psychology, 56, 253–262.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Fournier, M. A., Dong, M., Quitasol, M. N., Weststrate, N. M., & Di Domenico, S. I. (2018). The signs and significance of personality coherence in personal stories and strivings. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44, 1228–1241.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Fournier, M. A., & Moskowitz, D. S. (2000). The mitigation of interpersonal behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79, 827–836.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Fournier, M. A., Moskowitz, D. S., & Zuroff, D. C. (2002). Social rank strategies in hierarchical relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83, 425–433.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Fournier, M. A., Moskowitz, D. S., & Zuroff, D. C. (2008). Integrating dispositions, signatures, and the interpersonal domain. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 94, 531–545.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Fournier, M. A., Moskowitz, D. S., & Zuroff, D. C. (2009). The interpersonal signature. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 155–162.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. McLean, K. C., Breen, A. V., & Fournier, M. A. (2010). Constructing the self in early, middle, and late adolescent boys: Narrative identity, individuation, and Well-being. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 20, 166–187.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. McLean, K. C., & Fournier, M. A. (2008). The content and processes of autobiographical reasoning in narrative identity. Journal of Research in Personality, 42, 527–545.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of Toronto ScarboroughTorontoCanada

Section editors and affiliations

  • April Phillips
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychology and CounselingNortheastern State UniversityBroken ArrowUSA