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Alliant International University    
 
    
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty


 

California School of Management and Leadership

Core Faculty

Miles Beauchamp
Assistant Professor, San Diego
PhD, English, 2005, Wamborough University

Research interests: Social media for the professions, new media, professional communications, writing for media, publishing, enlightened brand management

Ute Jamrozy
Associate Professor, San Diego
PhD, Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, 1996, Clemson University

Research interests: Consumer psychology, sustainable and international marketing, and sustainable tourism

Rachna Kumar
Dean, Professor and Systemwide Program Director, Master’s, Business and Management Programs, San Diego
PhD, Management Information Systems, 1994, New York University, Stern School of Management

Research interests: Establishing trust in virtual teams, sustainable work design for success in outsourcing/offshoring contexts, impacts of technology on self-efficacy, transfer of technology skills to developing economies, technology synchronization and organizational performance, technology mediated learning

Cornelius A. Los
Professor, San Diego
PhD, Economics, 1984, Columbia University

Research interests: Financial and commodity markets; market micro-structures; liquidity and financial risk measurement, analysis and management; derivatives, financial engineering and computational finance; strategic investments and real options; noisy system identification; realization of financial trading rooms

René M. Naert
Professor, San Diego
PhD, Administration, 1996, Walden University

Research interests: Information systems

Saba Ozyurt
Assistant Professor and Program Director, Undergraduate Business and Management Programs, San Diego; Program Director, Undergraduate General Education (lower division)
PhD, Political Science and Government, 2009,  University of California, Irvine

Research interests: Comparative politics, international relations, immigration, ethnic and gender relations in Western Europe and the United States

Hamid Rahman
Professor, San Diego
PhD, Finance, 1987, Syracuse University

Research interests: Finance

Lee (Leon) White
Assistant Professor, San Diego
DBA, Accounting, 2009, Argosy University, CA

Research interests: Performance metrics, balanced scorecard implementation, effect of stress and trust on outsourced team performance

 

California School of Forensic Studies

Core Faculty

Marion Chiurazzi
Program Director and Associate Professor, Sacramento
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 1998, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

Research interests: Correctional psychology, correctional mental health treatment, psychopathy, suicide in correctional settings

Valerie Forward
Assistant Professor, Fresno
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1985, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

Research interests: Trauma, suicide, depression and anxiety disorders

Debra F. Glaser
Associate Professor, Los Angeles; Interim Program Director, Irvine and Los Angeles
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1983, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

Research interests: Police psychology, critical incidents, threat assessment

Glenn Scott Lipson
Professor, San Diego
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1986, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

Research interests: Stalking, malpractice, critical incidents, risk assessment

Amy Tillery
Assistant Professor, Fresno
PhD, Forensic Psychology, 2007, California School of Forensic Studies at Alliant International University

Research interests: Substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment for adolescent offenders, effectiveness of the juvenile justice systems and mentally ill offenders, and spirituality as related to treatment responsiveness

James Turner
Associate Professor
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1976, University of Arkansas

Research interests: Police psychology, investigative psychology, threat assessment, the role of animals in the treatment of trauma

Lisa Ware
Assistant Professor, Sacramento
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2006, West Virginia University

Research interests: Child behavior disorders, malingering, social phobia and children with autism and developmental disabilities

Instructor and Lecturer Faculty

Baljit Atwal
Lecturer, Sacramento
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1993, University of Kansas

Lissa H. Parker
Instructor, Professional Training Advisor / Liaison, Master’s Programs Administrative Director, Fresno
PhD, Forensic Psychology, 2009, Alliant International University

Research interests: Violent behavior, decision-making within a criminological context, jury decision making, legal decision making, forensic psycholinguistics and threat assessment.

California School of Professional Psychology

Core Faculty

Liana Abascal
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2008, SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program

Research interests: Eating disorders, obesity, diabetes, health behaviors

Diane M. Adams
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Social-Clinical Psychology, 1983, Wright Institute

Research interests: Issues in adult development; social and cultural influences on psychotherapy theory and practice; the education and training of culturally competent practitioners; the relationship between trauma, oppression, and psychopathology; issues in adolescent and adult development for African American girls and women; qualitative research; psychodynamic theory; the application of psychodynamic theory to ethnic minority populations; and the creation of clinical and community intervention projects

Omar Alhassoon
Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2003, San Diego State University/University of California, San Diego

Research interests: Neuropsychological assessment; multimodal neuroimaging including magnetic resonance spectroscopy and diffusion tensor imaging; CNS changes in alcohol and drug dependence and abstinence; neuroimaging and neuropsychological correlates of psychopathy and other personality characteristics; research synthesis and meta-analysis; efficacy and effectiveness of online psychology education

Nicholas Aramovich
Assistant Professor and Interim Program Director, San Diego, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, Social Psychology, 2010, University of Illinois at Chicago

Research interests: Group dynamics, teamwork, group decision-making and problem-solving, leadership and influence in teams, diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion in organizations, employees’ perceptions of justice and fairness.

Matthew Baity
Professor and Program Director, Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2003, University of Arkansas

Research interests: Personality and neuropsychological assessment; personality disorders; treatment process, outcome and alliance; premature termination; prediction of substance abuse treatment relapse/success

John Bakaly
Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Counseling Psychology, 1988, University of Southern California

Research interests: Clinical intervention with children and adolescents and their families; treatment of depression, anxiety, and general childhood disorders; parenting programs; school-based psychology; families in transition, divorced and re-married families

Alyssa Banford
Assistant Professor, San Diego, CFT Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2011, Texas Tech University

Research interests: Community trauma, particularly natural disasters; resilience and trauma symptoms relating to community trauma; the influences of community trauma on attachment; internal working models; relational coping mechanisms

Debra Bekerian
Professor, Fresno, Clinical PhD Program and Interim Program Director, Fresno, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Psychology, 1978, University of California, Berkeley

Research interests: Adult and child event memory (qualitative/quantitative paradigms); child development, including impact of abuse on development and attachment; cognitive models of trauma; applied psychology.

Daniel M. Blumberg
Associate Professor, San Diego, Department of Undergraduate Psychology
PhD, Psychology, 1987, Clark University

Research interests: stress inoculation and resiliency; trauma recovery; peace officer burnout; effective hiring and promotional practices; workplace bullying; victim advocacy

Milton Z. Brown
Associate Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2002, University of Washington

Research interests: Personality disorders; suicidality and self-injury; shame and self-hatred; rejection sensitivity; cognitive-behavior therapy; exposure therapy; dialectical behavior therapy

Steven F. Bucky
Distinguished Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program; Director of Professional Training, San Diego
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1970, University of Cincinnati

Research interests: Childhood psychopathology; chemical dependency; alcoholic family; children of alcoholics; forensic psychology; ethics; sports psychology

Elaine Burke
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 1989, University of Denver

Research interests: Multicultural and global issues particularly in the areas of race/ethnicity, trauma, health, socioeconomic status, sex roles and gender, and children; neuropsychology (with a specialty in pediatric and geriatric neuropsychology)

John V. Caffaro
Distinguished Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1989, The Fielding Institute

Research interests: Child maltreatment; sibling relationships; post-traumatic stress disorder; group psychotherapy

Joanne E. Callan
Distinguished Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD and PsyD Programs
PhD, Counseling Psychology, 1970, University of Texas

Research interests: Life span development (development, adjustment, psychopathology among, and treatment for, children, adolescents, and adults from a psychoanalytic perspective); psychology of women; gender identity development; application of psychoanalytic theories (attachment and object relations theory); education and training in psychology; professional ethics; and clinical supervision

Sherry Camden-Anders
Associate Professor and Program Director, Fresno, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, Organization Development, 2000, Benedictine University

Research interests: Mergers and acquisitions (merging of cultures), organizational change-large systems change, strategy development, executive and leadership development, implementation of training and design, information technology implementations

Tai Chang
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical/Community Psychology, 1999, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign

Research interests: Acculturation and identity development processes as well as their relations to adjustment and help-seeking; the interface of counseling and the Internet, including online mutual help and self-help; Asian-American mental health

Hao-Min Chen
Assistant Professor, Irvine, CFT Program
PhD, Human Development and Family Studies, 2013, University of Georgia

Research interests: Diversity and couple and family therapy, including the influence of contexts on the well-being of Asian/Asian American families and older populations; culturally sensitive interventions; CFT education and training; and qualitative methods

Eddie Yu-Wai Chiu
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1996, California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

Research interests: Ethnic minority stress and coping; immigrant and refugee mental health; culturally relevant assessment and intervention; problem gambling and other behavioral addictions; mindfulness; legal and ethics in clinical practice; child and family issues

Jason Christopherson
Visiting Assistant Professor, Fresno, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2016, Kent University

Research Interests: Pediatric Medical Traumatic Stress, Rorschach administration and interpretation for childhood populations, Childhood trauma, Attachment Disorders

Victor Cohen
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Psychology, 1981, University of Michigan

Research interests: Meditation, Mindfulness and the Spirituality-Psychotherapy Interface, Counter transference phenomenon and the interpersonal processes in therapist-client psychotherapy relationships; psychotherapist self-development and teaching and training of clinical skills; alternative paradigms for studying subjective and experiential aspects of the psychotherapy process

Michael Connor
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1972, University of Hawaii, Manoa

Research interests: Parenting with emphasis on fathers/fathering/grandfathering; means of providing sensitive, culturally competent services to the African American community; exercise and sports psychology; disorders of childhood; antiracist training practices/models

Kristin Conover

Assistant Professor, Los Angeles, Clincial PhD Program
PhD, Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology, 2015, University of California, Santa Barbara


Research interests: LGBTQ+ and physical disability populations; minority stress and health disparities; feminist and multicultural therapies

 

Harriet Curtis-Boles
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1984, University of California, Berkeley

Research interests: Issues related to multiculturalism and peoples of color including process and outcome of multicultural education, experiences of international and students of color in graduate education; identity and professional development of women of color; psychotherapy process and outcome with African-American clients; influence of violence exposure on children and families in the inner cities; African-American women and substance abuse

Iman Dadras
Assistant Professor, Los Angeles, CFT Program
PhD, Family Social Science, Couple and Family Therapy Cities, 2016, University of Minnesota

Research Interests: Acculturative stress and immigrant families, self of the therapist, brain-based psychotherapy, justice-oriented psychotherapy, multicultural family therapy, a third order cybernetics and system change

Constance J. Dalenberg
Distinguished Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Psychology, 1983, University of Denver

Research interests: Countertransference; memory for trauma child abuse; trauma-related disorders, dissociation; recovered or repressed memory; ethics and standards in psychology; empirical foundations of psychoanalytic concepts; trauma related to racism and discrimination; treatment of trauma-related disorders

Manijeh Daneshpour
Professor and Site Director, Irvine, CFT Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 1996, University of Minnesota

Research interests: Multicultural couple and family therapy, gender relations, social justice, and third wave feminism

Sean D. Davis
Professor, Sacramento, CFT Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2005, Virginia Tech

Research interests: Common factors of Couple and Family Therapy; international MFT education; process and outcome research; observational research; bridging the scientist/practitioner gap in MFT

David J. Diamond
Associate Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1983, University of Michigan

Research interests: Reproductive trauma and other topics related to the reproductive process (the development of parental identity, choices about childbearing, and parenting issues for non-traditional individuals and couples); psychoanalytic approaches to the understanding of human development, attachment, personality, and psychotherapy

Marina Dorian
Associate Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Psychology, 2007, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign

Research interests: Couple and family process; family stress and resilience; family caregivers of the mentally ill; intimacy; mindfulness-based psychotherapy; incorporating mindfulness into clinical training

Dalia Ducker
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program; Academic Dean, CSPP
PhD, Social Psychology, 1974, City University of New York

Research interests: Psychology of women, including role strain, work, and health; gender roles; issues relevant to the practice of professional psychology; graduate education

Ron E. F. Durán
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1994, University of California, Los Angeles

Research interests: Group-based interventions for persons living with chronic and life-threatening medical conditions; collaboration with community-based agencies to improve health-related service delivery; the measurement of social and academic adjustment of non-traditional undergraduate and graduate students

Sopagna Eap Braje
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2008, University of Oregon

Research interests: Cultural context of psychopathology; cultural competency in mental health services; health disparities; health risk behaviors; family dynamics; community intervention/prevention programs

Nurcan Ensari
Professor, Los Angeles, Organizational Psychology Program; Systemwide Program Director, Organizational Psychology Programs
Director, I/O Psychology Certificate Program - Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey

PhD, Social Psychology, 1999, University of Southern California

Research interests: Intergroup relations and prejudice, personalization and intergroup contact, leadership, multiculturalism and diversity management, and cross-cultural psychology

Mary J. Fambrough
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Organizational Psychology Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, Organizational Behavior, 2000, Case Western Reserve University

Research interests: Qualitative research methods and alternative forms of representation; a critical look at social systems, organizations, groups, social movements and their impact on marginalized populations in view of power and control; feminist approaches to research and practice; and issues of gender, sexuality, multiculturalism, and identity expression, particularly in work environments

Bernardo M. Ferdman
Distinguished Professor, San Diego, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, Psychology, 1987, Yale University

Research interests: Diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion in organizations; inclusive and multicultural leadership; Latinos/Latinas in the United States; Latino/a leadership; ethnic and cultural identity; group and intergroup behavior; organization development; organizational behavior; psychology in the Americas

Dary Fiorentino
Assistant Professor, Los Angeles, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, Cognitive Psychology, 2008, Claremont Graduate University

Research interests: organizational change, motivation, and traffic safety

Michi Fu
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2002, California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

Research interests: Cross-cultural (Asian-American) mental health issues; sexual abuse and trauma of women and children; nonverbal therapies and female mental health issues; advocacy of diverse populations and mental health needs; sexually risky behaviors and prevention; personal adjustment

James Garbanati
Professor and Program Director, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Developmental Psychobiology, 1980, University of Connecticut

Research interests: Interactions between health behavior and chronic disease conditions especially those influenced by cultural beliefs; interaction of psychological and biological factors on the response to or the experience of stress; political beliefs including international perspectives and health system attitudes; program evaluation of health and mental health agencies

Molly Gasbarrini
Assistant Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2013, Texas A&M University

Research interests: Couple therapy process and outcome; evidence based cross-cultural assessment; infidelity; treatment of military sexual trauma; individual and family effects of PTSD in military and veteran populations; training approaches and supervision for family/couple therapists

Samuel Gerson
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1978, University of Texas, Austin

Research interests: Intersubjectivity; gender and sexuality; interaction of affect and clinical judgment; the process of therapeutic interactions; schools of psychodynamic psychotherapy

Richard N. Gevirtz
Distinguished Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Psychology, 1971, DePaul University

Research interests: Scientific study of mind/body medicine modalities; physiological patterning in stress-related disorders; clinical protocols for biofeedback training; mediators of autonomic control; anxiety disorders; heart rate variability (HRV) measurement and biofeedback

George Gharibian
Assistant Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Counseling Psychology, 2014, University of Memphis

Research Interests: Counselors cognitive biases; Acculturation and multicultural issues in children, adults, and families; Generalized self-efficacy, stress and trauma

Shawn V. Giammattei
Lecturer, Fresno, Systemwide Online Education at CSPP; Rockway Certificate in LGBT Mental Health and Human Services; Coordinator of Training and Education, Rockway Institute
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2007, California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco

Research interests: Transgender youth and families; transgender couples, families, and parenting; same-sex couples; gay and lesbian parents and their children; gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender public policy issues; couple/family therapy; emotional intelligence

Tatiana Glebova
Associate Professor and Site Director, Sacramento, CFT Program
PhD, Marital and Family Therapy, 2002, Fuller Theological Seminary

Research interests: Family therapy process and outcome research; observational research; contextual therapy; families with adolescents; adolescent risky behaviors including substance abuse; cultural issues

Kathryn Goldman Schuyler
Professor, San Francisco, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, Sociology, 1979, Columbia University

Research interests: Leadership and strategic change; mindfulness; somatic foundations of organizational learning; executive development; developing healthy organizations; ethics and sustainability; Tibetan Buddhism and transformational change; organizational consulting; action research and qualitative methods

Julii Green
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2012, University of North Dakota

Research interests: Intimate partner violence and ethnically diverse family relationships; trauma and attachment; multicultural and community psychology; recruitment and retention of ethnically diverse graduate students; Native American/Alaska Native/& Indigenous mental health and wellness; ethnicity and underage substance use; child welfare system involvement, trauma and resilience; feminism and women’s issues (e.g. reproductive justice); cultural competency in mental health services; community-based participatory action research; mixed methods research

Dawn Griffin
Associate Professor and Program Director, San Diego, Department of Undergraduate Psychology
PhD, Forensic Psychology, 2005, Alliant International University, Center for Forensic Studies, Fresno

Research interests: trauma informed systems of care; neurological development as a result of complex trauma; traumatology; developmental psychopathology with emphasis on attachment; presexualization

Robert Harris
Professor and Program Director, Fresno, Clinical PsyD Program; Director, Fresno Psychological Services Center
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1986, University of Kansas

Research interests: Psychological assessment; ADHD; self-handicapping and the interface of clinical and social psychology

Noah Hass-Cohen
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 2008, Phillips Graduate Institute

Research interests: Child and Adolescent treatment, art psychotherapy; attachment theory and clinical applications, interpersonal neurobiology, trauma, neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessment, dimensions in diversity teaching methodologies, and online learning

Frederick J. Heide
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1981, Pennsylvania State University

Research interests: Charismatic communication; impact of musical theatre on attitudes and behavior; mindfulness and improvisation; humor; constructivist therapies; transpersonal psychology; cognitive therapy; spiritual use of cannabis; psychedelics

Judith Holloway
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1991, California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

Research interests: LGBT issues; issues in ecopsychology, including relationships between health, well-being, and relationship with nature and the natural world; use of therapeutic adventure programming as an adjunct to psychotherapy, and as a tool in the training of psychologists

Jennifer Hsia

Assistant Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program

PhD, Psychology, 2015, University of South Dakota


Research interests: impacts of biological, psychological, and cultural factors on physical and behavioral health; microaggressions on marginalized identities; substance use in marginalized groups

Alexander Lin Hsieh
Assistant Professor, Sacramento, CFT Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2013, Brigham Young University

Research interests: Cultural competency, minority issues, Asian-American families and couples in therapy, observational research, and adolescent internalized issues including shame, depression, and self-esteem

Davis Ying Ja
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1981, University of Washington

Research interests: Substance abuse and AIDS treatment and prevention in multicultural communities; program evaluation in behavioral health systems including managed care systems; juvenile and adult justice systems including drug courts and alternative community approaches in juvenile probation; organizational systems with a focus on managed behavioral health policy, evaluation, and analysis; early childhood prevention and intervention; multicultural influences in family therapy; cost analysis; studies in programs for assertive community treatment (PACT)

Valata Jenkins-Monroe
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1978, California School of Professional Psychology, Berkeley

Research interests: Cognitive styles and problem-solving abilities of Third World children; development of children of substance abusive mothers; child sexual abuse treatment; African American women and substance abuse; intergenerational study of black teen parenting; race and racism; special needs children; forensic psychology

John Kantor
Associate Professor, San Diego, PhD in Leadership Program and Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, 1988, California School of Professional Psychology

Research interests: Leadership, organizational diagnosis, survey development, consumer research

Debra Kawahara
Professor and Associate Program Director, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, CSPP
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1994, California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

Research interests: Multicultural psychology and cultural competency in clinical practice; Asian/Asian American mental health; family systems theory and therapy; feminism and women’s issues; qualitative research methodology

Tamar Kenworthy
Fresno, Clinical Forensic Psychology PhD and PsyD Programs; Assistant Professor, Clinical PsyD Program
PsyD, Forensic Psychology, 2004, California School of Forensic Studies

Research Interests: Psychological Assessments - norms, usage with different populations; stress management with a focus on correctional officers; and; the offender population to include mental health issues, risk factors, prison gangs, and developmentally delayed offenders

Mojgan Khademi
Associate Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PsyD, Psychology, 1992, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Research interests: Psychodynamic theory, attachment and personality; obesity and weight loss; prevention of eating disorders; suicide and bereavement; multicultural issues applied in clinical settings; feminism

Angela B. Kim
Assistant professor and Site Director, San Diego, CFT Program
PhD, Counseling Psychology, 2010, Teachers College, Columbia University

Research interests: Asian American mental health and coping behaviors; immigrant and refugee youth and families’ cultural adjustment; acculturation and enculturation issues; differences between parent and child; career development of racial and ethnic minority youth; culturally appropriate interventions 

Toni A. Knott
Associate Professor, Field Placement Director, Fresno, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, Human Systems, 1999, The Fielding Graduate Institute

Research interests: Collaboration, team development, appraisal systems (feedback, appreciative inquiry), international organization development, personal/organizational transitions and organizational change

Ya-Shu Liang
Assistant Professor, Fresno, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Counseling Psychology, 2006, University of Oklahoma

Research and clinical interests: Diversity; multicultural care; weight, eating and body image issues; Asian and Asian-American psychology.

Beth Limberg
Professor, Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1999, California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno

Research interests: Infant-preschooler mental health; play therapy; parent-child interaction; child development; multicultural training and practice

Alan J. Lincoln
Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program; Program Coordinator, Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate Program; Interim Director, Psychopharmacology Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1980, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego; MSCP, Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2004, California School of Professional Psychology

Research interests: Early childhood psychopathology; biological and neuropsychological basis of autism and neurodevelopmental disorders; neurodevelopmental effects of child abuse; attention deficit/hyperactivity and severe language disorders; assessment of children; differential diagnosis and treatment of childhood psychopathology

Lisa Liu
Assistant Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2010; University of California, Los Angeles

Research Interests: Diversity and multicultural issues; mental health of immigrant and ethnic minority youth and families; impact of family and sociocultural context on psychopathology; evidence-based treatments with diverse populations; Asian American mental health

Michael Loewy
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, Counseling Psychology, 1994, University of California, Santa Barbara

Research interests: Social justice in psychology and psychotherapy; multicultural competence; Health at Every Size; LGBTQIA issues; impact of social privilege and oppression, especially as regards to body size, physical appearance, sexual orientation, race, gender, gender expression, religion, age, and social class

Michelle Lopez
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Department of Undergraduate Psychology
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2013, Alliant International University - California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP)

Research interests: anxiety disorders, trauma and stress related disorders, transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders, and cognitive behavior therapies.

Patricia Denise Lopez
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, Organizational Psychology, 1996, Columbia University

Research interests: Managerial and team effectiveness, motivation and employee engagement, organizational change, gender and cross-cultural management, organizational issues related to globalization

Rodney L. Lowman
Distinguished Professor, San Diego, Organizational Psychology Programs
PhD, Psychology, 1979, Michigan State University

Research interests: Organizational consulting psychology; career assessment and counseling; coaching; ethical issues in the practice of consulting and I-O psychology; internationalizing multiculturalism; occupational mental health; work dysfunctions; academic leadership roles

Carl Mack
Associate Professor, Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Social Psychology, 1975, University of California, Berkeley

Research interests: Cultural diversity in systems, experiential designs and learning, families as systems, groups and group dynamics, and group-relations conferences

James N. Madero
Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1975, Catholic University

Research interests: Projective tests; differential diagnoses; workplace violence prevention; school violence prevention

Cristina Magalhaes
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2005, Nova Southeastern University

Research interests: Human diversity; immigration and acculturation; LGBTQ psychology; resilience and coping; child psychology; expressive therapies; abuse/trauma

James McCollum
Visiting Assistant Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2014, Alliant International University

Research interests: Psychotherapy process and outcomes; pedagogic methods in psychotherapy training; child, adolescent, and family psychotherapy; program evaluation for psychosocial interventions.

Meenakshi Menon
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Developmental Psychology, 2008, Florida Atlantic University

Research interests: Child and adolescent well-being; gender role development; self-concept development; parent-child relationships

Gerald Y. Michaels
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology and Developmental Psychology, 1981, University of Michigan

Research interests: Developmental psychopathology; transition to parenthood; parents’ and children’s social perceptions in the family; parent skills training; children of divorce; school-based mental health

Marianne McInnes Miller
Associate Professor, San Diego, CFT Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2003, Texas Tech University

Research interests: Spirituality in psychotherapy training and practice; spirituality and couples; mindfulness; trauma; qualitative methodology; feminist issues

Valory Mitchell
Distinguished Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Psychology, 1983, University of California, Berkeley

Research interests: Psychology of women; development of personality across the lifespan; lesbian/gay issues; interface of feminist, self, relational, and psychodynamic theory

Eduardo Morales
Distinguished Professor and Interim Program Director, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, Counseling Psychology, 1976, Texas Tech University

Research interests: HIV; substance abuse; intervention for adolescents; community prevention; ethnic and sexual minorities; drug-exposed infants and parents; juvenile delinquency; workforce development and pipeline; Latino health and higher education

Joan Murray
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1979, University of California, Los Angeles

Research interests: Women’s issues; environmental issues; disabilities; geropsychology

Rajeswari Natrajan-Tyagi
Associate Professor, Irvine, CFT Program
PhD, Child Development and Family Studies, 2004, Purdue University

Research interests: Immigration; cross-cultural research; cultural immersion programs; self-of-therapist training and supervision; qualitative research; systemic training and evaluation

Sesen Negash
Assistant Professor, San Diego, CFT Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2012, Florida State University

Research interests: At risk-sexual behaviors among monogamous couples and racial minorities; race/ethnic sexual health disparities; MFTs in health care settings; relationship based sexual health education; interpersonal implications of sexual behaviors (i.e., pornography, cybersex, and sexual infidelity) on monogamous dating relationships

Alba Nino
Assistant Professor, San Diego, CFT Program
PhD, Couple and Family Therapy, 2013, Drexel University

Research interests: Person of the therapist training and supervision; immigrant therapists; immigrant families; attachment based therapies; attachment focused therapies

Nicholas Noviello
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Psychology, 1985, University of California, Irvine

Research interests: Personality traits and emotional expressiveness, content analysis of speech and text, personal belief systems, well-being

Randy Noblitt
Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1978, University of North Texas

Research interests: Cult and ritual abuse; child abuse; trauma and dissociation; dissociation of identity; disability determination; critical theory

Erin O’Callaghan
Assistant Professor and Program Director, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2007, University of Miami

Research interests: Pediatric health psychology; pediatric psychoneuroimmunology; psychological and neuropsychological functioning in children and adolescents with chronic health conditions

Kevin J. O’Connor
Distinguished Professor, Fresno Clinical PhD Program; Coordinator, Ecosystemic Clinical Child Psychology Emphasis;  Director, Ecosystemic Play Therapy Training Center; Interim Coordinator, Health Psychology Emphasis; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1980, University of Toledo

Research interests: Caregiver-child interactions; Marschak Interaction Method Rating System; Therapist-Child Interaction Rating System; child psychotherapy process; therapist child interactions; play therapy

Rhoda Olkin
Distinguished Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program;
Executive Director, Institute on Disability and Health Psychology
PhD, Counseling Psychology, 1981, University of California, Santa Barbara

Research interests: Distributive justice; Disability-Affirmative Therapy; models of disability; parents with disabilities; diversity training; case formulation, psychopathology, diagnosis, DSM & ICD; family therapy; cognitive behavior therapy and DBT

John Park
Assistant Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2015, Loma Linda University

Research Interests: substance use disorders and treatment; role of faith based organizations in mental health services; cultural issues and health disparities in racial ethnic minorities; clinical interventions for depression and anxiety disorders

Veronica Perez
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2008, University of Oregon

Research Interests: Neural correlates of psychosis and schizophrenia, biomarkers of psychopathology, pathophysiology of cognition, EEG abnormalities in patients at clinical high-risk for psychosis, neurophysiological response to cognitive interventions

Suni Petersen
Professor, Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 1997, University of Florida

Research interests: International research testing a Model of Health Behavior Change for the Developing World; immigration stress; health psychology: creating and testing evidence-based interventions for underserved minority populations with cardiovascular disease and cancer; health promotion and using computerized interventions for cost-effective approaches to health behavior change

Patrick Petti
Assistant Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Psychology, 1991, California School of Professional Psychology, Alameda

Research interests: Education and training in psychology; ethics; clinical competency evaluation; clinical supervision; child development; child therapy; psychodynamic psychotherapy; clinical theory and technique; integrative approaches in psychotherapy

E. Janie Pinterits
Associate Professor, San Francisco, MA Clinical Counseling Program and Assistant Provost for International & Multicultural Initiatives 
PhD, Psychology, 2004, University of California, Santa Barbara

Research interests: Systems of privilege and oppression; assessment of White privilege attitudes; multicultural and social justice advocacy competence; rural issues; resilience; training and supervision

Jason J. Platt
Professor and Program Director, Mexico City, MA International Counseling Psychology and CSPP Latin American Immersion Programs
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2003, Syracuse University

Research interests: Clinical competencies; critical pedagogy; immersion education; international education; international issues in mental health; nationalism in mental health education and supervision; Latin American and Cambodian mental health

Matthew Porter
Associate Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2005, New School for Social Research

Research interests: Adjustment and development in response to existentially threatening life events; the role of self-regulation, social support and individualism-collectivism on same; non-individualistic conceptualizations of lifespan developmental outcomes; religion and spirituality in physical, mental and social health; quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods

Natalie Porter
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Psychology, 1981, University of Delaware

Research interests: Gender, anti-racist and social justice issues pertaining to child, adolescent, and women’s development, and to therapy, ethics, clinical training, mentoring and supervision; leadership in women

Susan J. Regas
Distinguished Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 1983, Purdue University

Research interests: Ronald McDonald House Family/Child and Couple clinical psychology internship; treatment of sex, intimacy and relationship problems; differentiation-based couple therapy; differentiation and sexual satisfaction assessment; couple therapy effectiveness; person of the therapist

Neil G. Ribner
Professor and Program Director, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1971, University of Cincinnati

Research interests: Family studies; divorce; stepfamilies; custody evaluations; parenting; siblings; cultural issues in interpersonal violence; graduate psychology education and training

Hye-Sun Ro
Assistant Professor and Site Director, Los Angeles, CFT Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2007, Texas Tech University

Research interests: Therapy with minority couples and families, and couple relationships including trans- and intra-cultural/racial couple relationships, dating, and marriage

Emil R. Rodolfa
Professor, Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Counseling Psychology, 1981, Texas A&M University

Research interests: The definition and assessment of competencies; the art and science of supervision; professional training; college student mental health; boundary issues and other legal and ethical issues in the practice of psychology

Irwin S. Rosenfarb
Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1986, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Research interests: Schizophrenia; mood disorders; the role of cultural factors in the course and treatment of severe psychopathology

Jessie Sandoval
Assistant Professor and Internship Training Director, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 2007, Loma Linda University

Research interests: Early childhood mental health; trauma, grief, and loss in the early childhood population; behavioral, emotional, and developmental outcomes of early trauma, neglect, and loss; assessment and treatment of high-risk infants and children; effects of prenatal and early environment exposure to alcohol and substances; parent, sibling, and caregiver functioning in families with children with chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, and/or other behavioral/emotional difficulties.

Anita Sankar
Associate Professor, San Francisco and Systemwide Program Director, MA in Clinical Counseling
PhD, Counselor Education, 2005, University of Iowa

Research interests; Acculturation, adolescent development across cultures, attachment and psychological separation, social justice

Jyotsna Sanzgiri
Professor, San Francisco, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, Business Administration, 1977, University of Pittsburgh

Research interests: Women in management, cross-cultural comparison of core values, social responsibility in business, international organizational be

Gita Seshadri
Assistant Professor, Sacramento, CFT Program
PhD, Marital and Family Therapy, 2010, Loma Linda University

Research interests: Experiences of interracial couples and families, culture, process based research, qualitative research, parent-child relationships, factors influencing attachment in relationships, the impact of family of origin on self, couple, and family, how addiction impacts the family, and bullying/trauma

Skultip Sirikantraporn
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 2010, Antioch University

Research interests: Cross-cultural psychology of trauma and addiction; biculturalism; mental health prevention among Southeast Asian Americans; cognitive and cultural resilience

Arrie Smith
Assistant Professor, Fresno, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2014, Alliant International University

Research interests: Diversity in education, critical theory, mental health policy and services

Stefanie F. Smith
Associate Professor and Program Director, San Francisco, Clinical Psychology PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2003, University of Connecticut

Research interests: Complex trauma and children and adolescents; neuropsychologically informed and sensorimotor interventions for complex trauma; trauma and juvenile, runaway, and throwaway populations; ethnocultural symptoms of trauma; complex trauma and physical health, including risky health behaviors; sports psychology: overcoming injury, effect of exercise on mental health via physiological pathways

Jill Stoddard
Associate Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2007, Boston University

Research interests: Adult anxiety disorders including PTSD/trauma; Cognitive Behavioral Therapies; Acceptance & Commitment Therapy; mindfulness; emotion regulation; health issues including chronic pain and overweight/obesity

Ronald Stolberg
Associate Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2001, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology

Research interests: Personality assessment instruments with an emphasis on the MMPI-2/MMPI-A; assessment instruments use among practicing clinicians; standard of care practices; suicide; clinical work with adolescents

Alan J. Swope
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1969, Columbia University; ABPP (Clinical Psychology)

Research interests: Psychoanalytic psychotherapy; practitioner wellbeing and distress; geropsychology; creativity and professional practice; psychology and technology; evaluation of clinical competency; music and personality

Daniel O. Taube
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1987, Hahnemann University; JD, Law, 1985; Villanova University

Research interests: Ethical and legal issues for mental health professionals, including confidentiality/privacy, and technology and psychotherapy; child maltreatment, protection and intervention; substance abuse intervention; child and family forensics

Ronald W. Teague
Professor, Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Programs
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1973, California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco; ABPP (Clinical Psychology; Psychoanalysis in Psychology)

Research interests: Psychology of antiquity; psychohistory phenomenology; Jungian psychology; psychoanalysis; psychoanthropology; psychology and the humanities; history of psychology; trans-cultural psychoanalysis; theoretical and philosophical psychology; Chinese psychology

Peter Theodore
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2005; University of Miami

Research interests: Intersection of substance abuse and HIV-related risk behaviors among gay and bisexual men (GBM); health disparities among LGBT persons; affirmative addictions treatment models; mental health issues among LGBT youth

Steven R. Thorp
Associate Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2001, University of Nevada, Reno; ABPP (Clinical Psychology)

Research Interests: Psychological trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults, particularly in veteran populations and older adult populations. Psychotherapy outcome trials, including technologies for augmenting psychotherapy.

Quyen Tiet
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1996, University of Colorado, Boulder

Research interests: Stress/trauma, coping and resilience; depression and suicide, PTSD, substance use, and dual diagnosis; treatment factors and patient outcomes; technology and integrative healthcare

Christopher Tori
Visiting Professor, Hong Kong, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Psychology, 1971, University of Kentucky

Research interests: Psychotherapy process and outcome; Buddhist perspectives on cognitive psychology; psychometrics and statistics; international and multicultural research; psychodiagnostic assessment; institutional studies; psycholinguistics

Jonathan Troper
Assistant Professor, Los Angeles, Organizational Psychology Program; Director, Center for Innovation and Change (CIC)
PhD, Psychological Studies in Education, 1997, University of California, Los Angeles

Research interests: Organizational change, organizational communication, management consulting, program evaluation, training new consultants and students as consultants, employee surveys, leadership assessment and development, training and development, performance assessments, group leadership and learning

Monica D. Ulibarri
Associate Professor and Program Director, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology; 2005; Arizona State University

Research interests: HIV prevention with marginalized populations such as female sex workers, injection drug users, drug-involved couples, and commercially sexually exploited youth along the Mexico-U.S. border, with an emphasis on how gender-based violence, mental health, and substance use intersect with HIV risk behaviors

Lynne Valek
Visiting Associate Professor, Fresno, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, Human and Organizational Systems, 1999, The Fielding Graduate Institute

Research interests: Collaboration, organizational change, dialogue, conscious capitalism, sustainability, organizational culture

Donald J. Viglione, Jr.
Distinguished Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1981, Long Island University

Research interests: Rorschach and personality assessment; assessment of malingering and response manipulation; child psychopathology; trauma, dangerousness, and sexual offenses

Linna Wang
Professor, San Diego, and Systemwide Program Director, CFT Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 1996, Brigham Young University

Research interests: Cross-cultural issues; mental health service delivery issues; MFT training in the multicultural context; survey research; impact of family factors on children; Native American studies

Scott R. Woolley
Distinguished Professor, San Diego, CFT Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 1995, Texas Tech University

Research interests: Emotionally Focused Therapy; couples therapy; courtship, couples, marriage, therapy process, and outcome research; observational research; cultural issues in couple and family relationships; MFT supervision processes; MFT therapy training; chemical dependency

Randall Wyatt
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program; Director of Professional Training, San Francisco
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1989, California School of Professional Psychology, Alameda

Research interests: Creative arts and psychology; trauma and recovery; the interface of technology and psychology; child, family and society; spirituality and psychological well-being; cultural anthro-psychological approaches to diversity; clinical outcomes and the therapy relationship

Diane Zelman
Professor, Hong Kong, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1989, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Research interests: Health psychology; culture and health; chronic pain; sleep; disability; on-line pedagogy; neuropsychology; addictions; psychopharmacology

Affiliated CSPP Faculty

Tracy L. Heller
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program; Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1994, University of California, Los Angeles

Research interests: Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; behavioral, social, and cognitive components of ADHD; multimodal treatments of ADHD

Lecturer Faculty

Dale Glaser
Principal Lecturer, San Diego, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, 1993, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego

Research interests: Multivariate statistics, statistical modeling, psychometric testing, and survey research

Calvin C. Hoffman
Principal Lecturer, Los Angeles, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, 1984, University of Nebraska

Research interests: Job analysis and job design, selection system design and validation, human resource systems, management and employee development, and performance evaluation and feedback

John D. Preston
Lecturer and Professor Emeritus, Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 1979, Baylor University; ABPP (Counseling Psychology)

Research interests: Psychopharmacology; neuropsychology; trauma; aging

Clinical Psychology: PsyD Program, Hong Kong

Stephen Behnke
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1994, University of Michigan

German Cheung
PsyD, 2006, Biola University

Stephen Cheung
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 1992, Baylor University

Nurcan Ensari
PhD, Social Psychology, 1999, University of Southern California

Lisa Joseph
PhD, Psychology, 2007, Palo Alto University (Pacific Graduate School of Psychology)

Debra Kawahara
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1994, California School of Professional Psychology, California

Melanie Maynard
PsyD, Counseling Psychology, 2009, University of East London

Keith Morrison
PhD, 1995, University of Durham

Becky Newman
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 2003, California School of Professional Psychology, California

Mary Poon*
PsyD, Psychology, 2003, The Wright Institute

Sharmeen Shroff*
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 2010, California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco

Charlotte Tang*
Director of Clinical Training
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2007, California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco

Darryl Thomander
PhD, Psychology, 1974, Michigan State University

Katharine Threlfall*
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2013, California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco

Adrian Tong*
PhD, Counseling Psychology, 2003, University of Toronto

Christopher Tori
Visiting Professor and Professor Emeritus
PhD, Psychology, 1971, University of Kentucky

Gloria Wong*
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 2011, California School of Professional Psychology, Hong Kong

Mary Vu-Nguyen
PsyD, Psychology, 2007, George Washington University

Erica Liu Wollin*
PsyD, Psychology, 1998, Wheaton College Graduate School

Diane Zelman
Professor and Associate Program Director
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1989, University of Wisconsin

* Faculty member is based in Hong Kong

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology - Japan

Akira Enatsu
MA, 1992; Institute of Transpersonal Psychotherapy

Mikang Hong
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 2006, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego

Miwako Y. M. Ishii
Assistant Program Director
MS, 2002, San Francisco State University

Keiko Ito
PhD; 2006, Stanford University

Angelica Junko Motoki
PhD, 2002, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology

Yoshiyuki Kogo
MA, 2000, California Institute of Integral Studies

Takashi Kubo
MA, 2006, John F. Kennedy University

Riichiro Miwa
PsyD, Psychology, 2005, Pepperdine University

Teri Nakamoto
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 2009, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego

Tomoe S. Naoi
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 2006, California School of Professional Psychology

Kazumi Nishio
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1982, California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco

Nahoko Nishizawa
Associate Professor and Online Program Coordinator
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 2004, California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco

Satoru Saito
MD, Medicine, 1968, Keio University; PhD, 1989

Kay Yoko Tanaka
Associate Professor and Program Director
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2001, Loma Linda University

Master of Arts in International Counseling Psychology - Mexico City

Kenneth Andersen
Adjunct Professor
M.A., Counseling Psychology; 2013; Alliant International University

Laura Patricia Betancourt Arriaga
Adjunct Professor
M.A., Lic. en Psicología; 1988; Universidad Iberoamericana

Debora Mondellini
Adjunct Professor
M.A., Counseling Psychology; 2007; Alliant International University

Jason J. Platt
Associate Professor and Program Director
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2004; Syracuse University

Postdoctoral Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology

Omar Alhassoon
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2003, San Diego State University/University of California, San Diego

Thomas Brady
MD, Medicine, 1982, School of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham

Susana Galle
PhD, Psychology, 1974, University of California, Berkeley; MS, Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2008, Alliant International University; ND, Naturopathy, 1999, Clayton College of Natural Health

Merrill Norton
PharmD, Pharmacy, 2008, University of Georgia

Matthew Philpott
PhD, Oncology, 1989, University of Wisconsin

John D. Preston
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 1979, Baylor University

Ruth A. Roa-Navarrete
PsyD, Psychology, 2002, Nova Southeastern University; MS, Psychopharmacology, 2010, Alliant International University

Judith L. Steinman
PhD, Psychobiology, 1982, Institute of Animal Behavior - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

E. Alessandra Strada
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2006, Alliant International University

Randall Tackett
PhD, Pharmacology, 1979, University of Georgia
 

California School of Education

Core and Non-Core Faculty

James Adams, PsyD
Visiting Assistant Professor and Program Director, Special Education, San Francisco
PsyD, Educational Psychology, 2013, Alliant International University

Shirley Baker
Associate Professor, System Director, Educational Leadership and Management
EdD, Educational Leadership and Management, 2009; Alliant International University

Research interests: TESOL program description, TESOL teacher preparation

Miles Beauchamp
Assistant Professor, San Diego; Undergraduate Studies
PhD, English, 2005, Warnborough University

Research interests: Media networking

Jin-Suk Byun
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
PhD, Linguistics; 2006; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research Interests: Input, Interaction, and Output in SLA; Automaticity and skill-specificity; TESOL/TEFL program development

Stephen J. Cochrane
Assistant Professor, San Diego; Program Director, Special Education
PhD, Education, 2005, Capella University

Research interests: Special education

Steven Fisher
Associate Professor, San Diego; System Program Director, Educational and School Psychology
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 1998, United States International University

Research interests: Child maltreatment, school-based mental health services, and child/adolescent disruptive behavior disorders

Danielle Kaplan
Associate Professor, San Diego; Director, Teacher Education
PhD, Human Development, Cognition, Learning, and Intelligent Technologies, 2001, Columbia University

Research interests: Cognitive development; learning; technology and media in education; instructional design

Kenneth Kelch
System Program Director, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Language Education; and International Language Education and Cultural Center
EdD, TESOL, 2005, Alliant International University

Research interests: TESOL pedagogy

Estela C. Matriano
Professor, San Diego; Executive Director for the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction
EdD; Curriculum and Instruction and International Education, 1968, Indiana University

Research interests: Global education

Jerold D. Miller
Professor, San Diego; Program Director, Distance Learning Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: MAEd Program
EdD, Technology and Learning, 1985, United States International University

Research interests: Technology planning and curriculum development

Beverly J. Palley
Assistant Professor, San Francisco; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice
EdD, Educational Leadership and Change, 2003, Fielding Graduate Institute

Research interests: Teacher training programs, improving alternative certification approaches in teacher internship programs; CalTPA (California Teaching Performance) State Trainer for Teacher Credentialing and Online Master Education Curriculum Development

Cynthia Pancer
Assistant Professor, San Diego
EdD, Computer Education, 1987, United States International University

Research interests: Virtual learning, teacher preparation, charter schools, blended learning

Carlton Parks
Professor, Los Angeles; Program Director, Educational Psychology, Los Angeles
PhD, Developmental Psychology, 1986, University of Minnesota

Research interests: Developmental psychopathology, interpersonal relations, ethnically and culturally diverse youth, stress and coping resources/skills; multicultural education; school/clinical-child psychology

James Perren
Associate Professor, San Diego, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
EdD, CITE/TESOL; 2008; Temple University, Pennsylvania

Research interests: Service learning in applied linguistics, intercultural communication, language teaching methodology, technology in language education, and second language acquisition

Thomas Ryerson
Lecturer and Program Director, School Psychology and School Counseling, Los Angeles
PsyD, Educational Psychology, 2004, Alliant International University

Research interests: Families with dual sensory impaired children, school based mental health

Donald Wofford
Assistant Professor and Program Director, Educational, School Psychology and Counseling Psychology, Irvine
PsyD, Educational Psychology, 2002, California School of Professional Psychology/Alliant University

Research interests: School based mental health

Clinical Practice Instructors

Patricia Anderson
San Francisco Bay Area; Instructor and Director of University Supervisors
MA; St. Mary’s College

Diane Hijos di-Bari
San Francisco; Program Coordinator for Education and School Psychology: San Francisco
PsyD, Educational Psychology, 2010, Alliant International University

Leah Felson
San Francisco; Instructor and Field Service Coordinator for Special Education
MAEd, Education, 2012, Alliant International University

Amanda Klein
San Francisco Bay Area; Instructor and Program Manager for the Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: Early Completion Option Program
MA, Teaching, 2002, University of San Francisco

Lisa Mauricio
Los Angeles; Program Coordinator for Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: Los Angeles
MA, Counseling, 2001, Loyola Marymount University
 

San Francisco Law School

San Diego Faculty

George Dezes
Associate Dean
Course: FTE and Contracts
JD, Law, 1982, Pepperdine School of Law

San Francisco Faculty

Michael Aczon
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 1983; San Francisco Law School

Duke Amaniampong
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law 1995, Santa Clara University School of Law

Elaine Andersson
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, University of California Berkeley School of Law

Marvin Appelbaum
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 1988, University of San Francisco, School of Law

Jack F. Bonanno
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 1963, University of San Francisco; LLM, 1964, Georgetown University

Hon. Carol Brown
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 1984, University of Southern California

Geoffrey Brown
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 1970, San Francisco Law School

Malea Chavez
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 2003, University of California, Hastings College of Law

Jerry Coleman
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 1977; UC Davis SOL King Hall

Leslie Culver
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 2002, St. Louis University School of Law

Andrew Davies
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 2008, Loyola University School of Law

Hon. Harry M. Dorfman
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 1984, Hastings College of the Law

Steve Feller
Associate Professor
JD, Law, 1996, John F. Kennedy University School of Law

Michael J. Fox
Interim Associate Dean
JD, Law, 1977, Northeastern University School of Law

Janet Frankel
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 1992, Hastings College of Law

Richard Hechler
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 1982; Golden Gate University School of Law

David Huete
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 2013; San Francisco law School

Paul Lufkin
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 1989, Boalt Hall School of Law

Christopher Martz
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 2007; New College of California School of Law

Geraldine McGrath
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 1982, San Francisco Law School

Christopher Reggie
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, Harvard Law School

Laura Rosenthal
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 2013; University of Denver College of Law

Roy Scheingart
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 1979, San Francisco Law School

Lois Schwartz
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 1989, University of California Berkeley School of Law

Michael Woods
Adjunct Professor
JD, Law, 2011; San Francisco Law School


Alliant Mexico

Core Faculty

Jason Platt
Associate Professor and Program Director, MA International Psychology
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 1986, Syracuse University

Adjunct Faculty

Jesus Almazon
MA, 1986, Universidad La Salle

Xavier Aguilar
PhD, 1970, Universities of Heidelberg and Saarland, Germany

Laura Betancourt
MA, 1998, Universidad Iboamericana; MA, 2002; Centro Eleia

Ana Bonilla
MBA, 2005, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM)

Fadwa Brady
MA, 2002, Washington State University

Phil D.S. Gillette
ABD, University of California, Los Angeles

David Hawyard
PhD, 2004, Universidad La Salle

Robert Jackson
PhD, 1988, University of California, Berkeley

Graciana Mendez
BA, 2004, Universidad de Buenos Aires

Deborah Mondellini
MA, 2007, Alliant International University

Pierfrancesco Moscuzza
MA, 2006, Alliant International University

Stephen Murray
ABD, The Open University, United Kingdom

Ana Cristina Petersen
ABD, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Juan Manuel Rodriguez
PhD, 1969, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Helen Selicoff
PhD, Universidad de las Americas

Elena Sinitsyna
ABD, Belorussian Bedagogical University, Minsk

Sarah Taylor
PhD, 2010, State University of New York, Albany

Ruth Troeller
PhD, London School of Economics and Social Science, England

 

University Research Faculty

Wayne Bardwell
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1997, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego

Kerri Boutelle
PhD, Health Psychology, 1996, Illinois Institute of Technology

Pat Deleon
Distinguished Research Professor
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1969, Purdue University; MPH, Health Services Administration, 1973, University of Hawaii; JD, Law, 1980, Catholic University

Robert Geffner
Distinguished Research Professor
PhD, Psychology, 1978, University of California, Santa Cruz; ABPP, ABPN

Erika Holtermann
PhD, Psychology, 2002, Case Western Reserve University

David Hubbard
Research Professor
MD, Medicine, 1977, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Susan Johnson
Distinguished Research Professor
EdD, Education, 1984, University of British Columbia

Patricia Judd
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1989, California School of Professional Psychology

Dennis Reeves
Research Professor
PhD, 1983, University of Kansas

Madeleine Richeport-Haley
Senior Research Professor
PhD, 1975, New York University

 

Emeriti Faculty

I.M. Abou-Ghorra
Founding Campus Dean, 1973-1981
Fresno

PhD, 1961, University of Southern California

Sue Ammen
Professor Emeritus
Fresno

PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1989, California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno

Richard Baker
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1981, University of New Mexico

David Bainbridge
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

MS, 1973, University of California, Davis

Linda Beckman
Professor Emeritus
Los Angeles

PhD, 1969, University of California, Los Angeles

Mary Ellen Butler-Pascoe
Professor Emeritus
San Diego
EdD, Computer Education, 1990; United States International University

John D. Cone
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1968, University of Washington

James V. DeLeo
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD; 1976, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego

Anwar Dil
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, Indiana University

Donald Eulert
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, American Studies, 1968; University of New Mexico

Lucy Rau Ferguson
Professor Emeritus
San Francisco

PhD, 1957, University of California, Berkeley

Sharon L. Foster
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1978, State University of New York, Stony Brook

Thomas S. Gale
Professor Emeritus of International Relations
PhD, School of African and Oriental Studies, London University

Kelin Gersick
Professor Emeritus
Los Angeles

PhD, 1976, Harvard University

Robert-Jay Green
Professor Emeritus
San Francisco

PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1975, Michigan State University

Bill R. Hampton
Professor Emeritus of Education
San Diego

EdD, St. Louis University

Ann Hozier
Professor Emeritus
Los Angeles

PhD, 1957, University of Kansas

Young Hum Kim
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1960, University of Southern California

Richard R. Kopp
Professor Emeritus
Los Angeles

PhD, 1972, University of Chicago

Arthur L. Kovacs
Professor Emeritus
Los Angeles

PhD, 1958, University of Michigan

Meenakshi S. Krishnamoorthy
Professor Emeritus
San Diego
PhD, 1960; Manchester University

Ann Lawson
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1988, United States International University

Gary W. Lawson
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1975, Southern Illinois University

Paul C. Lebby
Professor Emeritus
Fresno

PhD, Psychology, 1994, University of California, Berkeley

Thomas F. McGee
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1960, University of Chicago

Julian Meltzoff
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1950, University of Pennsylvania

Terry G. Newell
Professor Emeritus
Fresno

PhD, 1967, University of Minnesota

Mary Philips
Professor Emeritus of Performing Arts
San Diego

PhD, University of California at Los Angeles

John D. Preston
Professor Emeritus
PsyD, 1979, Baylor University

Adele S. Rabin
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1984, University of Houston

Kenneth E. Richardson
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, Claremont Graduate University

Mark Sherman
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1970, University of Connecticut

Donald E. Smith
Professor Emeritus of Art
San Diego

PhD, Florida State University

Lawrence Solomon
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1954, University of Illinois

Richard C. Sorenson
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1965, University of Washington

Patrick A. Sullivan
University Professor Emeritus of Strategic Management
San Diego

DBA, United States International University

Walter Teutsch
Professor Emeritus of Music
San Diego

JUD, University of Wuerzburg

Jeffrey Tirengel
Professor Emeritus
Los Angeles

PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 1991, California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

Christopher Tori
Professor Emeritus
San Francisco

PhD, Psychology, 1971, University of Kentucky

Reiko True
Professor Emeritus
Tokyo

PhD, 1976, California School of Professional Psychology

Steven R. Tulkin
Professor Emeritus
San Francisco

PhD, 1971; Harvard University

Rebecca Turner
Professor Emeritus
San Francisco
PhD, 1987, George Washington University

Jack Tygett
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

University of California, Los Angeles

Lelia Veaco
Professor Emeritus
Fresno

EdD, 1973, University of the Pacific

John R. Walker
Professor Emeritus of Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management
San Diego

DBA, United States International University

Sidney Warren
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
San Diego

PhD, Columbia University

Dennis Weis
Professor Emeritus
San Diego
PhD, 1971, Brown University

Paul D. Werner
Professor Emeritus
San Francisco

PhD, Psychology of Personality, 1976, University of California, Berkeley

Al Zolynas
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1973, University of Utah