Victoria Molfese

Emeritus Professor

Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, Psychology
M.A., San Francisco State University, Developmental Psychology
B.A., San Francisco State University, Psychology

Research: Behavioral and Brain Assessments of Preschool and School-Aged Children’s Learning; Behavioral Techniques To Assess Cognitive Abilities In Infants and Children; Classroom, Teacher and Child Characteristics Affecting Intelligence and Achievement Test Performance In Preschool and School-Aged Children; The Influence of Sleep Habits, Health, and Behavior on Learning in Infancy and Early Childhood

Teaching: Research Design and Methodology; Emergent Literacy Methods

Dr. Molfese currently supervises student research in the following program areas:

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Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2015 College of Education and Human Sciences Distinguished Research/Creative Career AwardAmerican Psychological Society (Fellow)American Education Research Association (Fellow)Outstanding Scholarship, Research & Creative Activity Award in Social Sciences University of Louisville
Professor and Ashland/Nystrand Chair of Early Childhood Education, University of Louisville, Louisville, KentuckyProfessor of Psychology, Behavioral and Social Sciences Unit, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IllinoisProfessor, Department of Physiology, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois
American Psychological Society (Fellow) Society for Research in Child Development American Education Research Association (Fellow)