Faculty Profiles

Dr. Kofi Marfo

Dr. Kofi Marfo, Ph.D. (University of Alberta, Canada), Professor Emeritus

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Email: marfo@usf.edu; Community of Science Web

Dr. Marfo has held positions in five universities, including four in Canada and the US. He has taught courses on cognition, learning and instruction, philosophies of inquiry, and typical and atypical development. He has published on early development, parent-child interaction, childhood disability, internationally adopted children, and child development research in Africa. He has edited five books and published 75 journal articles and book chapters, with citations appearing in over 140 different journals. He has delivered keynote addresses in Australia, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, and South Africa. His honors include a Spencer Fellowship, an Irving B. Harris Leadership Fellowship, and a Residential Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford.