Faculty

Margie Sanfilippo

Marjorie D Sanfilippo
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Miami

Jeff Howard

Jeff A Howard
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Kansas State University

Mark Davis

Mark H Davis
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Professor Miranda Goodman

Miranda Goodman-Wilson
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of California – Davis

Lauren Highfill

Lauren Highfill
Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Briana Harvey

Briana Harvey
Instructor for Psychology
M.A., University of Southern Mississippi

Chris Rowland

Christopher Rowland
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Colorado State University, 2015

Emeriti

Professor James MacDougall

James MacDougall
Emeriti Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Kansas State University

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Mac is the old-timer of the department, having been at Eckerd from 1968 to 2008. He received his doctorate in biopsychology from Kansas State University, where his research focused on limbic system contributions to complex behaviors. After coming to Eckerd, Mac’s research interests shifted from animal studies to the psychology and psychophysiology of stress. Most recently, he has been studying the evolutionary mechanisms underlying human altruism. He has published more than 40 articles over the years and has written a statistics textbook. Mac has identical 18- year old twin boys, Sean and Dan, who are constantly providing exciting examples of the dynamic interaction of genetics and environment in shaping behavior.

Professor Sal Capobianco

Sal Capobianco
Emeriti Professor of Psychology
Ph.D.,Ā Rutgers University

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Sal Capobianco received his Masters Degree from the University of Kansas and his Ph.D. from Rutgers University. Sal was at Eckerd from 1974 to 2008, where he has held a variety of positions. Sal’s research interests centered on understanding the characteristics of effective leaders and conflict behavior. In addition to being a psychology professor, Sal also served as the Director of Assessment at the Management Development Institute, which is located on the campus of Eckerd College. In his free time, Sal enjoys boating and barbecues.