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Cecile Marczinski

Cecile Marczinski, Ph.D.
Regents Professor & Department Chair

Office: MP 349
Phone: (859) 572-1438


Cecile A. Marczinski, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, earned her doctoral degree in psychology from McMaster University (Canada) and completed post-doctoral training in psychopharmacology at the University of Kentucky. Her research, funded by the National Institutes of Health, has examined the combined effects of alcohol and energy drinks using human laboratory-based studies.  She is the author of over 50 scientific publications and two books, Drug Use, Misuse and Abuse: Psychopharmacology in the 21st Century and Binge Drinking in Adolescents and College Students.  She appears frequently in print, on radio, and on television and has been interviewed by ABC, BBC, CBC, CNN, NBC, NPR, Bloomberg Business Week, the New York Times, the London Telegraph, and Time magazine.  Her research was cited in U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigations into the safety of caffeinated alcoholic beverages.  In addition, she has served as an expert witness in both criminal and civil cases related to alcohol and energy drinks.  Dr. Marczinski's outstanding teaching and research have been recognized by various awards including the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities, NKU's Frank Sinton Milburn Outstanding Professor Award, NKU's College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, and being named a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.


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