Assistant Professor

Dr. Marc Felizzi

Dr. Marc Felizzi

Assistant Professor
Office: Stayer 312
Phone: 717.871-7161
Fax: 717.871.7941

Office Hours

M: 1:30-3:00 pm
T: 3:00-5:00 pm
W: 1:30-3:00 pm
Comments: Other times by appointment

Additional Information

Dr. Marc Felizzi earned his Master’s in Social Work at Delaware State University and his PhD in Social Work at Widener University.  He has spent the last 25 years studying the effects of family violence, juvenile violence, and the consequences of family instability on youth. Dr. Felizzi has written extensively on these topics, and his findings and opinions have appeared in local and national publications. He has been interviewed on a number of national radio and television shows regarding juvenile violence. Dr. Felizzi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work where he teaches Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Family Violence, Social Work Research, Social Work Practice, and Youth Violence and Corrections. He also teaches classes in conjunction with the Master of Science in Emergency Management program in Emergency Mental Health and Trauma. Dr. Felizzi also has a thriving clinical practice in Wilmington, DE where he works with children, adolescents, and their families. He is a member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers and a local board member of the National Association for Mental Health.

Recent Scholarship, Publications and Presentations


Felizzi, M. Emotional Abuse and the Relationship to Juvenile Sex Offending. 
         Advanced Generalist Social Work Journal, accepted for publication
         September 2014.

Felizzi, M. Family Instability and the Relationship to Juvenile Sex Offender Status.
         Journal of Family Violence, submitted for review August, 2014.

Felizzi, M. A Review of The Politics of Engagement and Disengagement. (Book review). Journal of Community Engagement, August, 2014.