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Tammy Zacchilli, Ph.D.

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    Tammy Zacchilli, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor Dr. Zacchilli has been teaching full time at Saint Leo University since August 2007. She teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses. Her research interests include romantic relationships, cyber bullying, teaching of psychology, and Facebook/social media use. She is the Psi Chi faculty advisor and is an Associate Editor of the Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research. She has received several awards including the Psi Chi Faculty Advisor Award, the SEPA Mentor Award, and the Saint Leo University Outstanding Publications Award. In January 2020, she was recognized for Outstanding Contributions to the Department of Social Sciences. She is married and has two daughters and a son. When she is not teaching, she enjoys traveling and going to Disney.

    Education

    • B.S. in psychology from Kennesaw State University
    • M.S. in psychology from Augusta State University
    • Ph.D. in experimental social psychology from Texas Tech University
    • M.S. in instructional design from Saint Leo University in 2016

    Courses Taught

    • Research Methods Sequence
    • Social Psychology
    • Personality Theory
    • Close Relationships
    • Psychology of Motivation & Emotion
    • Developmental Psychology
    • Psychology of Parenting
    • Psychology of Teaching & Practice
    • Advanced Social Psychology
    • Lifespan Development
    • Diversity & Ethics