Associate Professor of Psychology
Anthony Liguori came to Lakeland from Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C., where he had been a faculty member in the department of physiology and pharmacology since 1996.
Liguori holds a doctorate in experimental psychology from Boston University. He did postdoctoral training as a research fellow in psychobiology in the department of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School/New England Regional Primate Research Center for three years and as a research associate in the Human Behavioral Pharmacology Lab at the University of Vermont Department of Psychiatry for two years.
Liguori served as a reviewer of drug supply requests for the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and his research investigates the behavioral effects of frequently abused drugs in humans. His recent research has focused on mood, equilibrium and simulated driving performance following use of alcohol, caffeine, marijuana and other substances. His research has been published in professional journals and supported by more than a dozen grants.
He has done significant work outside the classroom, including serving as a reviewer for approximately two dozen industry publications, and service on several medical center committees.
Liguori completed a bachelor’s in psychology at Georgetown University and a master’s in psychology at Boston University.