Dr. Anthony Coy

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Title: Assistant Professor

Area of Interest: Psychology

Phone: 941.359.4326

Curriculum Vitae: CV

Email: coya@sar.usf.edu

Office: Office C243

Assistant Professor

Dr. Anthony Coy joined the Psychology faculty at the USF Sarasota-Manatee in 2015 as an Assistant Professor of Psychology. He earned his Ph.D. in Social Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2013 and his B.S. in Psychology at Ferris State University in 2008. Dr. Coy’s research focuses on dyadic perspectives on relationships. Specifically, he examines how partners’ behavior influence each other in romantic relationships. Dr. Coy has also extended relationship theories to understand environmental behavior and person-pet interactions. He’s published his work in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Environmental Psychology, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Body Image, and Social Psychological and Personality Science. Dr. Coy also enjoys discussing proper methods for conducting psychology research in his Research Methods course, and encourages students to explore their own interests in his Social Psychology and advanced seminar courses.