Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, FAU 2011
Teaching Experience (2007 to Present)
Experimental Design and Statistical Inference
Experimental Design and Statistical Inference Lab II
History of Psychology
Human Development Lab
Intermediate Statistics Lab
Psychology of Human Development
Psychology of Women
Psychology of Women DISTANCE LEARNING
Social Behavior Lab
Social Psychology DISTANCE LEARNING
Child and adolescent development
Dr. Marion is a Developmental Social Psychologist, whose research centers on effects of parent and peer relationships on adolescent development.
Publications (most recent listed first)
Dixon, D. J., Marion, D., & Laursen, B. (in press 2018). Externalizing Symptoms Anticipate Declining Support and Increasing Negativity Between Adolescent Friends. Journal of Infant and Child Development.
Marion, D., Laursen, B., Salmela-Aro, K., Kiuru, N., & Nurmi, J.-E. (2014). Maternal affection moderates friend influence on schoolwork engagement. Developmental Psychology, 50 (3), 766-771. doi: 10.1037/a0034295
Marion, D., Laursen, B., Bergman, L. R., & Zettergren, P. (2013). Predicting life satisfaction during middle adulthood from peer relationships during mid-adolescence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42 (8), 1299-1307. doi: 10.1007/s10964-013-9969-6
Laursen, B., Bukowski, W. M., Nurmi, J. –E., Marion, D., Salmela-Aro, K., & Kiuru, N. (2010). Opposites detract: Middle school peer group antipathies. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 106 (4) , 240-256. doi: 10.1007/s10964-013-9969-6
Laursen, B., & Marion, D. R., (2006, August 2). Wanted—A good theory [Review of the book Engaging theories in family communication: Multiple perspectives]. PsycCRITIQUES—Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 51 (9), Article 8.
Managing Editor, International Journal of Behavioral Development (2014-present)
Editorial Board, Journal of Youth and Adolescence (2014-present)
Other Professional Experience
Over twenty years of experience as an Executive Officer in tax-leverage leasing, and mergers and acquisitions, in both the private and public business sectors.