Sean Barrett


Phone: (902) 494-2956
Fax: (902) 494-6585
Mailing Address: 
Dalhousie University, Life Sciences Centre, Rm 2525, 1355 Oxford Street, P.O. Box 15000, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Addiction
  • Neuroscience
  • Clinical psychology


BA/BSc (St. Francis Xavier)
PhD (McGill)

Research Interests

Dr. Barrett’s research aims to understand how various pharmacological and non-pharmacological factors contribute to different addictive behaviours as well as to determine the extent to which there are individual differences in the roles of such factors.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honours

2013 Faculty of Science Killam Prize
2018 Rosemary Gill Award
2018 Nova Scotia Tobacco Control Research Excellence Award