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Lauren Highfill
Associate Professor of Psychology

Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Marjorie D Sanfilippo

Professor of Psychology
Robert A. Staub Distinguished Teacher Award, 2005

Marjorie SanfilippoBehavioral Sciences Collegium
PhD., University of Miami, 1993

Specialty: Pediatric Psychology
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Office: Continuing Education Center
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

Margie Sanfilippo joined the faculty at Eckerd in 2000 after teaching for seven years in much chillier parts of the country! The courses she teaches include Abnormal Psychology, Tests and Measurements, Research Skills, Health Psychology, and Statistics and Research Design. Margie also supervises the internships in psychology and serves as discipline coordinator. She enjoys involving students in her research projects on firearm safety in children and sibling relationships.

Curriculum Vitae 


  • PS 209: Abnormal Psychology
  • PS 337: Psych Tests & Measurements
  • PS 321: Advanced Statistics and Research Design

Selected Publications

B.A. or B.S.

Students majoring in psychology have the option of completing a Bachelor of Arts or Science. The B.A. program is intended for students who want a strong background in psychology as preparation for careers in such areas as law, public health, and medicine. The B.S. program is intended for students who plan to go on to graduate school in some area of psychology.

The Eckerd Difference

<strong>Rachel Feinberg</strong>---Atlanta, GA---Psychology

"Eckerd met every one of my expectations and more. Here I can be driven, focused, and able to explore any area I please thanks to the dedication of teachers, faculty, and friends. At the same time, I am able to take advantage of Eckerd's beautiful environment, calming atmosphere, and fun activities to make my education experience an enjoyable one." - Rachel Feinberg, Psychology major