Catalog 2011-2012 [v2] 
    
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Catalog 2011-2012 [v2] [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty


California School of Professional Psychology

Core Faculty

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

Research interests: Adult development; psychotherapy; biographical interviewing; case histories and theoretical or conceptual analytic thesis; clinical and theoretical issues involving ethnic minority populations, particularly African American and the application of psychoanalytic theory in practice and research

Kristi Alexander
Associate Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1992; University of Alabama

Research interests: Pediatric and child clinical psychology with special interest in social skills and children’s injuries

Omar Alhassoon
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 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

Sue Ammen
Professor, Fresno, Clinical PhD Program; Director, Infant-Preschooler Mental Health Certificates Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 1989; California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno

Research interests: Parent-child relationship assessment; early childhood intervention program evaluation; qualitative research methods; LGBT families

Matthew Baity
Associate Professor, Fresno-Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program, Sacramento site
PhD, 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
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 1988; University of Southern California

Research interests: Clinical intervention with children and adolescents and their families; treatment of depression, anxiety, and general childhood disorders

Lynette E. Bassman
Professor, Fresno-Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program, Fresno site
PhD, 1990; New York University

Research interests: Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; complementary/alternative/integrative approaches to health care; health-related self-care behavior; defense mechanisms and health

Linda Beckman
Distinguished Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1969; University of California, Los Angeles

Research interests: Women’s health; substance abuse; population psychology; social-psychological models in health promotion

Debra Bekerian
Associate Professor, Fresno-Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program, Fresno site
PhD, 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.

Terece S. Bell
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1982; University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Research interests: Child and adolescent psychology; pediatric psychology; neuropsychological assessment; Asian values

Ellin L. Bloch
Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1972; University of Cincinnati

Research interests: Post-traumatic stress disorder; trauma and crisis intervention

Stephen R. Blum
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 1973; University of California, Berkeley

Research interests: Ethical issues in medical and mental health care and policy, community psychology; birth and death of persons and programs; values and beliefs considered from a multicultural perspective both domestically and internationally; the causes and results of the pleasures of hating

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

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

Edward F. Bourg
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 1973; California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco

Research interests: Family and marital therapy and process; prevention and rehabilitation in chronic and acute illness; the roles of relaxation and meditation in health psychology

Milton Z. Brown
Associate Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 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

Stephen Brown
Professor, Irvine, CFT Program
PhD, 1996; University of Southern California

Research interests: Quantitative and qualitative research design in MFT; measurement and evaluation in MFT; statistical analysis; professional education and teaching; performance improvement and quality assurance in mental health service delivery

Steven F. Bucky
Distinguished Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program; Director of Professional Training, San Diego
PhD, 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, 1989; University of Denver

Research interests: Multicultural and international issues particularly in the areas of sex roles and gender, children, health, trauma, and class; pediatric and geriatric neuropsychology

Theodore Burnes
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 2006; University of California, Santa Barbara

Research interests: LGBT identity development; social justice; therapist attitudes towards transgender clients

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

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

Benjamin Caldwell
Associate Professor and Clinical Training Coordinator, San Diego, CFT Program
PsyD, 2004; Alliant International University, San Diego

Research interests: Marital myths; attitudes toward marriage; couples therapy outcome; educational effectiveness; MFT cost-effectiveness

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

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

Sherry Camden-Anders
Assistant Professor and Program Director, Fresno, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD 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

Shannon Casey

Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 2002; Stanford University

Research interests: Adolescent development within diverse family and school contexts; multicultural and bicultural identity; measurement of identity; women’s issues, including interactions between physical and psychological issues such as depression and eating disorders

Alison Cerezo
Assistant Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 2009; University of Oregon

Research interests: Positive youth development and cultural adjustment for adolescents of color and LGBT adolescents; prevention of problem behaviors that impede school completion such as substance use and negative peer networks; school climate and school-based mental health services

Tai Chang
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 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

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

Research interests: Ethnic minority stress and coping; immigrant and refugee mental health; cultural specific assessment and intervention; problem gambling; child and family issues

Liang-Ying Chou
Assistant Professor, Irvine, CFT program
PhD, 2009; Syracuse University

Research interests: Asian/Asian American in MFT; MFT education and training; diversity issues; immigrant families; violence in cultural context

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

Research interests: 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, 1972; University of Hawaii, Manoa

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

Harriet Curtis-Boles
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 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 in 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

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

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

Sean Davis
Associate Professor and Site Director, Sacramento, CFT Program
PhD, 2005; Virginia Tech

Research interests: Common factors across effective MFT models; MFT training and supervision; commonalities of healthy and distressed couples; process and outcome research; observational research; bridging the scientist/practitioner gap in MFT

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

Research interests: Psychoanalytic approaches to the understanding of human development, personality, psychopathology, and clinical work (including modern psychoanalytic approaches such as self-psychology and intersubjectivity, the function and use of dreams, and the treatment of personality disorders); reproductive traumas (infertility, perinatal loss, disorders of pregnancy and postpartum, adoption, surrogacy, etc.); other topics related to the reproductive process (including, for example, the development of parental identity, decisions about childbearing, and parenting issues for gay and lesbian couples)

Ronda Doonan
Assistant Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PsyD, 2004; California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

Research interests: Couples and family therapy from a differentiation perspective; couples and families dealing with critical/chronic illness or physical disability or in which one partner has high functioning autism or Asperger’s disorder

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

Research interests: Couple and family therapy; family stress and resilience; couple and family diversity; family caregivers of the mentally ill; intimacy; mindfulness-based psychotherapy; incorporating mindfulness into clinical training; integrative psychology

Dalia Ducker
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, CSPP
PhD, 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; Associate Dean for Administration, CSPP
PhD, 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, 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

Krystel Edmonds-Biglow
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PsyD, 2001; California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

Research interests: Oppression and mental health; ethnic identity; emotional distress resulting from racism, PTSD and trauma; psychodiagnostic assessment; community clinical psychology

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

PhD, 1999; University of Southern California

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

Donald Eulert
Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 1968; University of New Mexico

Research interests: Integrative psychology; C. G. Jung’s archetypal psychology; postmodern cultural and spirituality issues; moral development; creativity and expressive arts; multicultural wisdom traditions, nature-based therapies and ecopsychology; liberation psychology and action research methods

Mary J. Fambrough
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Organizational Psychology Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 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
Professor, San Diego, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, 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

Manuel Figueroa-Unda
Professor, Fresno, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1985; Stanford University; ABPP (Clinical Psychology)

Research interests: Multicultural research and topics in learning and motivation; social bases of behavior; multicultural studies

Jay Finkelman
Professor and Program Director, Los Angeles and San Diego; Systemwide Associate Dean, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, 1970; New York University

Research interests: Forensic industrial/organizational psychology; gender, race, age, disability and other sources of employment discrimination; sexual harassment; contingent workforce productivity; attitudes and organizational citizenship; human resource management practices; and human factors engineering

Wes Forbes, Sr.
Professor, Fresno, Clinical PsyD Program
EdD, 1983; University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Research interests: Child family, forensic, juvenile delinquency, racial and cultural diversity

Michi Fu
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 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, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 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

Samuel Gerson
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 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, 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

Tatiana Glebova
Assistant Professor, Sacramento, CFT Program
PhD, 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
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, 1979; Columbia University

Research interests: Strategic change, somatic foundations of organizational learning, executive development and leadership, developing healthy organizations, organizational ethics and social responsibility, Tibetan Buddhism and transformational change, and organizational consulting

Robert Gore
Associate Professor and Program Director, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1997; University of Southern California

Research interests: Factors influencing ethical behavior among professionals; integrity testing in employee selection; assessment of thought disorder; the enhancement of cognitive therapy training using formal training in logic

Margaret (Peggy) Grant
Visiting Assistant Professor, Fresno, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, 2010; The Fielding Graduate Institute

Research interests: Women studies, social/community change, organizational change, diversity/multicultural research, ethics, social psychology

Robert-Jay Green
Distinguished Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program; Executive Director, Rockway Institute
PhD, 1975; Michigan State University

Research interests: Same-sex couples; gay and lesbian parents and their children; gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender public policy issues; father involvement; high-functioning children and adolescents; couple/family therapy

Dawn Griffin
Assistant Professor and Program Director, San Diego, Department of Undergraduate Psychology
PhD, 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

Veronica Gutierrez
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 2004; University of California, Santa Barbara

Research interests: Diversity issues; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered topics; therapist competence in multicultural issues and human sexuality; therapy with Latinos including conducting therapy in Spanish

Noah Hass-Cohen
Associate Professor and Site Director, Los Angeles, CFT Program
PsyD, 2008; Phillips Graduate Institute

Research interests: Art therapy; neuropsychology; trauma

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

Research interests: Charismatic communication; musical theatre and attitude change; mindfulness and improvisation; humor; constructivist therapies; transpersonal psychology; cognitive therapy; psychedelics

Sheila J. Henderson
Visiting Associate Professor, San Francisco,
Clinical PhD Program; Systemwide Associate Director, I-MERIT
PhD, 2002; Stanford University; MBA, 1989; University of Chicago

Research interests: International multicultural psychology and competency development; consultancy; multicultural career development; achievement motivation in child and adult creativity

Judith Holloway
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 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

Erica Holmes
Assistant Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PsyD, 2001; California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

Research interests: Multicultural mental health issues; cross-cultural psychology; identity development; trauma treatment; health disparities; sexual health; relationship between physical and mental health; Christian integration; program development and evaluation; community psychology

Beth Houskamp
Professor and Interim Program Director, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 1990; Fuller Graduate School of Psychology

Research interests: Neurodevelopmental disabilities in children and adolescents; sensory processing in children and adolescents; social and emotional issues in gifted children

Tina R. Houston
Assistant Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 2006; Fuller Theological Seminary

Research interests: Global reconciliation; women entrepreneurs and leadership development; professional identity development; minority women in academia; vicarious trauma; liberation psychology; community psychology; early childhood mental health

Davis Ying Ja
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 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)

Jeffrey B. Jackson
Assistant Professor, Irvine, CFT Program
PhD, 2009; Brigham Young University

Research interests: Relationship quality and stability; premarital relationship assessment; relationship enrichment; disability and chronic illness; ambiguous loss; clinical outcome research

Kristen E. Jastrowski Mano
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 2006; University of Wisconsin

Research interests: Pediatric psychology: pediatric chronic pain, pain catastrophizing, parent and family factors, cognitive-behavioral interventions, mindfulness-based stress reduction; child clinical psychology: anxiety disorders, multicultural issues in assessment

Valata Jenkins-Monroe
Professor and Program Director, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 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

Paula Johnson
Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1974; University of California, Los Angeles

Research interests: Peace studies; values related to war; gender roles and power; community psychology models of system interventions; social policy research using social and community psychology models; values and methodology

Jack S. Kahn
Professor and Program Director, Fresno, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1998; State University of New York, Buffalo

Research interests: Masculinities and gender; dialogical self theory; social constructionist and feminist approaches to psychotherapy and assessment; consultation and community engagement; social justice

John Kantor
Associate Professor and Associate Program Director (I-O), San Diego, Organizational Psychology Program; Program Director, PhD in Leadership Program
PhD, 1988; California School of Professional Psychology

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

Debra Kawahara
Associate Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 1994; California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

Research interests: Multicultural and community psychology; Asian American mental health; feminism and women’s issues; cultural competency in mental health services and supervision; qualitative research methodology

Mojgan Khademi
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PsyD, 1992; Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Research interests: Psychodynamic theory and treatment; psychotherapy intervention and treatment outcome studies; treatment outcomes; eating disorders; suicide; multicultural issues; psychotherapy; feminism

Toni A. Knott
Associate Professor, Fresno, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, 1999; The Fielding Graduate Institute

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

Sue A. Kuba
Professor and Interim Program Co-Director, Fresno-Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program, Fresno site; Systemwide Director for Online Education at CSPP; Coordinator, Rockway Certificate in LGBT Mental Health and Human Services; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 1981; California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno

Research interests: Phenomenology; sister relationships; educational effectiveness of online learning; women’s development; gay and lesbian issues; women’s health; eating disorders in multi-cultural populations

Jessica E. Lambert
Assistant Professor, San Diego, CFT Program
PhD, 2008; University at Albany, SUNY

Research interests: Impact of trauma and extreme stress on couple and family relationships; role of close relationships in trauma recovery process; couple and family therapy process and outcome; attachment theory; emotion regulation; couple dynamics

Paul Lebby
Professor, Fresno, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1994; University of California, Berkeley

Research interests: Methods used to assess neurocognitive function in children, adults and geriatrics

Alex Leung
Associate Professor and Program Director, Hong Kong, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 1984; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

Research interests: Cross-cultural comparison of counseling approach preference; inpatient and outpatient psychodiagnostic evaluation; psychopharmacology; work related injury evaluation; forensic examination; sexual dysfunction; crisis intervention and critical incident debriefing

Ira Levin
Professor and Program Director, San Francisco, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, 1986; University of Illinois at Chicago

Research interests: Organization transformation, organization culture realignment, leadership development, team development, ethical issues related to the consulting process/consulting relationships, and post-merger integration

Beth Limberg
Associate Professor and Program Co-Director, Fresno-Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program, Sacramento site
PhD, 1999; California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno

Research interests: Infant-preschooler mental health; play therapy; parent-child interaction; child development

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

Michael Loewy
Associate Professor and Program Director, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 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

Patricia Denise Lopez
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, 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 Lowman
Distinguished Professor, San Diego, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, 1979; Michigan State University

Research interests: Organizational consulting psychology, career assessment and counseling, coaching, ethical issues in the practice of consulting and industrial-organizational psychology, occupational mental health, work dysfunctions

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

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

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

Research interests: Diversity awareness; LGBT psychology; immigration and acculturation; resilience and coping; child psychology; expressive therapies; abuse/trauma

Richard Mendoza
Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1980; University of California, Irvine

Research interests: Acculturation among refugees and immigrant individuals; implications for mental health, psychopathology, and psychotherapy

Gerald Y. Michaels
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 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

Marcia L. Michaels
Associate Professor and Site Director, Irvine, CFT Program
PhD, 1996; University of Georgia

Research interests: Divorce and remarriage; cross-cultural issues in research and therapy; prevention of mental health problems in high-risk families; healthy family functioning; the use of mindfulness meditation and hypnosis in therapist training and marriage and family therapy

Marianne Miller
Associate Professor, San Diego, CFT Program
PhD, 2003; Texas Tech University

Research interests: Spirituality in MFT training and practice; qualitative methodology; feminist issues; eating disorders

Valory Mitchell
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 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, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 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

Martha Morgan
Assistant Professor, San Diego, CFT Program
PhD, 2010; Texas Tech University

Research interests: African American graduate student experiences and older adult substance abuse; graduate student experiences; application of theory to specific populations

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

Research interests: Women’s issues; environmental issues

Rajeswari Natrajan
Associate Professor, Irvine, CFT Program
PhD, 2004; Purdue University

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

Nicholas Noviello
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 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, 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, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 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-Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program, Fresno site; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 1980; University of Toledo

Research interests: Marschak Interaction Method Rating System; child psychotherapy process; play therapy

Rumiko Okada
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 1988; California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

Research interests: Asian-American mental health; diversity and multicultural issues; child/family issues; childhood disorders; chronic mental illness; community mental health; international training; supervision and consultation

Yuki Okubo
Assistant Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 2007; Columbia University

Research interests: Asian-American mental health; cultural adjustment and coping with immigrants; notion of self as it relates to help-seeking behaviors; collaboration with medical professionals

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

Research interests: Distributive justice; models of disability; parents with disabilities; diversity training; case formulation, psychopathology and diagnosis; family therapy; cognitive behavior therapy

Janet L. Osborn
Assistant Professor and Clinical Training Coordinator, Sacramento, CFT Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 1997; Syracuse University

Research interests: Issues facing LGBTQI community life; therapy with the LGBT community; training of MFTs in relation to the LGBTQI community; addiction; training of MFTs in relation to addiction

Tiffany O’Shaughnessy
Assistant Professor, San Francisco, Clinical Counseling MA Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 2009; Lehigh University

Research interests: LGBTQ affirmative therapy and identity development; supervision and training; social justice and multicultural counseling competency; social class and gender issues; college student mental health

Siobhan O’Toole
Associate Professor, Fresno, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 2000; California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno

Research interests: Evaluating cultural competence in clinicians; child abuse, primarily physical and verbal; body image

Elena Padrón
Assistant Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 2003, University of Minnesota

Research interests: The developmental psychopathology of attachment, particularly disorganized attachment; the intergenerational transmission of attachment and trauma; dyadic and family therapy with Latino families

E. Janie Pinterits
Associate Professor and Program Director, San Francisco, MA Clinical Counseling Program
PhD, 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

Suni Petersen
Associate Professor, Fresno-Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program, Sacramento site
PhD, 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, 1991; California School of Professional Psychology, Alameda

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

Jason J. Platt
Assistant Professor and Program Director, Mexico City, MA Counseling Psychology; Site Director, Mexico City, CFT Program
PhD, 2003; Syracuse University

Research interests: Clinical competencies; critical pedagogy in mental health training; immersion education; international education; international issues in mental health; nationalism in MFT training and supervision

Matthew Porter
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 2005; New School for Social Research

Research interests: Resilience; moral/existential development; psychology of spirituality; integrative psychology; health psychology; highly stressed populations (AIDS, cancer, refugees); individual differences; quantitative and qualitative methods

Natalie Porter
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 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

Karen Quek
Associate Professor, Irvine, CFT Program
PhD, 2004; Loma Linda University

Research interests: Gender issues in couples relationship; cross- cultural family studies; development of self-of-the-therapist; theory and practice of family therapy; multicultural competence in clinical practice and supervision

Adele S. Rabin
Professor and Program Director, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1984; University of Houston

Research interests: Major depression: prediction, assessment, treatment, and cross-cultural issues; women’s mental health; psychological factors affecting physical health

Susan J. Regas
Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1983; Purdue University

Research interests: Ronald McDonald House/FACE internship; sex, intimacy and relationship problems; differentiation-based couple therapy; differentiation and sexual satisfaction assessment; couple therapy effectiveness

John Renner
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Organizational Psychology Program; Director, Organizational Consulting Center (OCC) - San Diego
PhD, 1968; University of Alberta

Research interests: Management assessment and coaching, team effectiveness and development, employee engagement, and helping students manage a consulting business

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

Research interests: Family studies; divorce; stepfamilies; custody; parenting; siblings; graduate psychology education and training

Hye-Sun Ro
Assistant Professor and Clinical Training Director, Los Angeles, CFT Program
PhD, 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

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

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

Kristin Samuelson
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1998; University of Virginia

Research interests: Post-traumatic stress disorder and trauma (intimate partner violence, child abuse combat); neuropsychological functioning in PTSD; impact of trauma on families and parent-child relationship; PTSD treatment; psychodiagnostic and neuropsychological assessment

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

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

Norma Scarborough
Assistant Professor, Los Angeles, CFT Program
DMFT, 2005; Loma Linda University

Research interests: Parenting; foster care; community-based mental health services; African-American couples

Brandon Silverthorn
Assistant Professor, Irvine, CFT Program
PhD, 2005; Michigan State University

Research interests: Identity development in African American females; impact of racism and sexism on people of color; psychodynamic psychotherapy with people of color; diversity training and consultation; qualitative methods in multicultural psychology; contextual family therapy; client suicide; MFT professional development; therapist well-being; fatherhood; cross-cultural issues

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

Research interests: complex trauma and children and adolescents; neuropsychologically informed interventions for complex trauma, including yoga, music, movement, affect regulation; trauma and juvenile, runaway, and throaway populations; ethnocultural symptoms of trauma; complex trauma and physical health; risky health behaviors of adolescents; increasing diversity in the health workforce

Jill Stoddard
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD and PsyD Programs
PhD, 2007; Boston University

Research interests: Adult anxiety disorders (including PTSD); chronic pain; Cognitive Behavioral Therapies; Acceptance & Commitment Therapy; mindfulness; overweight and obesity

Ronald Stolberg
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 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

Lekisha Sumner
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 2006; Illinois Institute of Technology

Research interests: Health behavior; psychological assessment and culture; the role of psychosocial factors, especially traumatic and chronic stress and cultural factors, on the health and well-being of community-dwelling, ethnic women

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

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

Narumi Taniguchi
Assistant Professor, San Diego, CFT Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 2006; Texas Tech University

Research interests: Social justice issues; multicultural and international issues in psychotherapy process; family of origin; statistics and quantitative methodology

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

Research interests: Ethical and legal issues for mental health professionals; child maltreatment; substance abuse; child and family forensics

Ronald W. Teague
Professor, Fresno-Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program, Fresno and Sacramento sites
PhD, 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
Assistant Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 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

Quyen Tiet
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 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

Jeffrey Tirengel
Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PsyD, 1991; California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

Research interests: Positive psychology in diverse cultural communities; resilience; strength-based approaches; wellness; cardiac psychology; attachment; couples; emotionally focused interventions; evidence-based practice and practice-based evidence; applications of Choice Theory in education, counseling, and management

Christopher Tori
Visiting Professor, Hong Kong, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, 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, 1997; University of California, Los Angeles

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

Steven R. Tulkin
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program; Program Director, Clinical Psychopharmacology Program
PhD, 1971; Harvard University

Research interests: Psychopharmacology; behavioral medicine in primary care; chronic pain; chemical dependency

Rebecca Turner
Professor, San Francisco, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, 1987; George Washington University

Research interests: Executive coaching and leadership development, team development and dynamics, conflict management in teams, applied research, qualitative and quantitative approaches in the practice of assessment

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

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

H. Luis Vargas
Assistant Professor, San Diego, CFT Program
PhD, 2005; Loma Linda University

Research interests: International MFT; Latino-Hispanic acculturation processes; cultural integrity; bridging cultural divides; social integration processes; therapeutic relationship building; social network theory

Donald J. Viglione, Jr.
Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 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
Associate Professor and Site Director, San Diego, CFT Program
PhD, 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

Qiang Wang
Assistant Professor, San Diego, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, 2011; Wright State University

Research interests: occupational health; workplace counterproductivity; personality assessment

Danny Wedding
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program; Associate Dean for Management and International Programs, CSPP
PhD, 1979; University of Hawaii

Research interests: International health; mental health policy; the portrayal of mental illness and addiction in films; large scale community education projects designed to alter attitudes about mental illness and substance abuse

Paul D. Werner
Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, 1976; University of California, Berkeley

Research interests: Personality and family assessment; violent behavior and its prediction; gender roles; activism; sexuality and reproductive behavior; aesthetics and the experience of music; disaster preparedness

Scott R. Woolley
Distinguished Professor and Systemwide Director, San Diego, CFT Program

PhD, 1995; Texas Tech University

Research interests: Emotionally focused therapy; courtship, marriage, couples therapy; MFT process, and outcome research; observational research; cultural issues in couple 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, 1989; California School of Professional Psychology, Alameda

Research interests: Creative arts and psychology; trauma and recovery; child, family and society; cultural anthro-psychological approaches to diversity; evidence based practice and the therapy relationship; brief therapy; clinical training

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

Research interests: Health psychology; chronic pain; disability; on-line learning pedagogy; neuropsychology; addictions; psychopharmacology

Affiliated CSPP Faculty

Sharon L. Foster
Distinguished Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program; Associate Provost for Research and Scholarship
PhD, 1978; State University of New York, Stony Brook

Research interests: Childhood social competence and peer relations; aggression in girls; treatment of disruptive behavior disorders

Tracy L. Heller
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PhD Program; Associate Provost for Administrative Affairs
PhD, 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

Morgan T. Sammons
Dean, California School of Professional Psychology
PhD, 1989; Arizona State University; ABPP (Clinical Psychology)

Research interests: Clinical psychopharmacology; trauma; military issues; integrated behavioral health care; public policy; applied clinical research

Kumea Shorter Gooden
Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program; Associate Provost for International-Multicultural Initiatives
PhD, 1978; University of Maryland, College Park

Research interests: Identity development in African- American females; impact of racism and sexism on people of color; psychodynamic psychotherapy with people of color; diversity training and consultation; qualitative methods in multicultural psychology

Lecturer Faculty

Camala Boyce
Lecturer, San Diego, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, 1994; University of Akron Ohio

Research interests: Group dynamics, women and negotiation, conflict management, communication styles, leadership, self-monitoring, decision-making, performance, emotional intelligence, coaching, and organizational design

Barbara Filippone
Lecturer and Clinical Training Coordinator, Irvine, CFT Program
MA, 1981; Pepperdine University

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

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

Barry Grossman
Principal Lecturer and Field Placement Coordinator, San Francisco, Organizational Psychology Program; Director, Organization Consulting Center (OCC) - San Francisco
PhD, 1975; Indiana University (Bloomington)

Research interests: Organization consulting models and processes, effective management of consultant-client relationships including management of client resistance, team development, implementation of organization change and innovation in diverse settings

Calvin C. Hoffman
Principal Lecturer, Los Angeles, Organizational Psychology Program
PhD, 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

Martin Landau-North
Lecturer, San Diego, CFT Program
PsyD, 2006; California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego

Carl Mack
Principal Lecturer, Fresno-Sacramento, Clinical PsyD Program, Sacramento site
PhD, 1975; University of California, Berkeley

Research interests: Organization development (OD) work in public schools, large and small group dynamics, leadership development and experiential learning, executive coaching and self-development, and group relations conferences

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

Research interests: Psychopharmacology; neuropsychology; trauma; aging

Research Professors

Pat Deleon
Distinguished Research Professor
PhD, 1969; Purdue University; MPH, 1973; University of Hawaii; JD, 1980; Catholic University

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

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

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

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

Dennis Reeves
Research Professor

Organizational Psychology - Adjunct Faculty

Larry Anders
Fresno and Los Angeles
PhD, 1988; William Lyon University

Steven Ashworth

San Diego
PhD, 1983; University of Houston

Patricia Marrone Bennett

San Francisco
PhD, 2004; Fielding Graduate Institute

Jeanne Cherbeneau

San Diego
PhD, 1981; Union University and Institute

Michael Collins
San Francisco
PhD, 1980 Purdue University

Barrie L. Cooper
San Diego
PhD, 2003; California School of Professional Psychology

Bruce Cooper

San Francisco
PhD, 1983; University of California, Berkeley

Jeff Dang
Los Angeles
PhD, 2011; University of California, Los Angeles

Karen Marie Erickson

Fresno and Sacramento
PsyD, 2006; Alliant International University

Lee Gardenswartz
Los Angeles
PhD, 1981, United States International University, San Diego

Donald Grayson

San Diego
PhD, 1979; University of Utah

San Kaner

San Francisco
PhD, 1980; California School of Professional Psychology

Charles Klein

San Diego
PhD, 1994; United States International University

Delbert Nebeker

San Diego
PhD, 1972; University of Washington

Mark Nicholson

San Diego
PhD, 2002; United States International University

Paul E. Pierce

Fresno
MA, 1998; University of San Francisco

Anita Rowe

Los Angeles
PhD, 1981; United States International University, San Diego

Jacqueline L. Ryle

Fresno
PhD, 1994; The Fielding Graduate Institute

John (Jack) Shantz

Fresno
PsyD, 2003; Alliant International University

Trudy Sopp

San Diego
PhD, 1982; University of Toronto

Marlon Sukal

Los Angeles
PhD, 2009; Alliant International University, Alliant School of Management, Los Angeles

Charles B. Tatum

San Diego
PhD, 1973; University of New Mexico

William Van Lente

Fresno
PsyD, 2010; Alliant International University

Mike Vescuso

San Diego
PhD, 1994; University of Texas at Austin

Robert Watts

Fresno
PsyD, 2008; Alliant International University

Liz Williams

Fresno
MA, 1994; San Francisco State University

Clinical Psychology: PsyD Program, Hong Kong

Minna Chau
PhD, 2009; Ohio University

German Cheung
PsyD, 2006; Biola University

Stephen Cheung
PsyD, 1992; Baylor University

Stephen Chou
PsyD, 2003; California School of Professional Psychology, Alameda

Justin Grayer*
PsyD, 2007; University College London

Mark Greene*
PhD, 1999; Pacifica Graduate Institute

Alex Leung
Program Director
PhD, 1984; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

Thomas McGee
PhD, 1960; The University of Chicago

Mary Poon*
PsyD, 2003; The Wright Institute

Neil Ribner
PhD, 1971; University of Cincinnati

Morgan Sammons
PhD, 1989; Arizona State University; ABPP (Clinical Psychology)

Doug Seiden*
PhD, 1999; Hofstra University

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

Charlotte Tang
Associate Program Director*
PhD, 2007; California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco

Ron Teague
PhD, 1973; California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco

Darryl Thomander
PhD, 1974; Michigan State University

Adrian Tong*
PhD, 2003; University of Toronto

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

Amy Watt
PhD, 1994; California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno

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

Mark Yang
Director of Clinical Training*
PsyD, 1994; Fuller Theological Seminary

James Yu*
PhD, 2009; Duquesne University

Diane Zelman
PhD, 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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Reiko H. True
Professor and Program Director
PhD, 1976; California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco

Toshiko Watanabe
PsyD, 1998; California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

Akiko Yagi
MSSW, 1996; University of Wisconsin, Madison
 

Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology – Mexico City

Laura Patricia Betancourt Arriaga, PhD

Steve Brown, PhD

Sean Davis, PhD

Miguel Gallardo, PhD

Alejandro Martini Morel, PhD

Debora Mondellini, MA

Jason Platt, PhD
Associate Professor and Program Director

Wendel Ray, PhD

Helen Sellicoff, PhD

Luis Vargas, PhD

Scott Woolley, PhD

Postdoctoral Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology

Claire Advocat
PhD, 1975; Rutgers University

John Bolter
PhD, 1984; University of Memphis

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

Joseph Comaty
PhD, 1992; Finch University of Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School

Susana Galle
PhD, 1974; University of California, Berkeley; ND, 1999; Clayton College of Natural Health

Esther Gwinnell
MD, 1979; University of Washington School of Medicine

Elaine Orabona-Foster
PhD, 1988; Nova University

Matthew Philpott
PhD, University of Wisconsin

John D. Preston
PsyD, 1979; Baylor University

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

Morgan T. Sammons
PhD, 1989; Arizona State University

Randall Tackett
PhD, Pharmacology, 1979; University of Georgia

Steven R. Tulkin
Program Director
PhD, 1971; Harvard University; MS Psychopharmacology, 2002; Alliant International University
 

Shirley M. Hufstedler School of Education 

Core and Non-Core Faculty

Joseph Adwere-Boamah
Associate Professor, San Francisco; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: Educational Leadership and Management
PhD, 1970; University of California, Berkeley

Frederick Ansoff
Associate Professor, San Diego;  Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: Educational Leadership and Management
PhD, 1998; Georgetown University

Research interests: The nature of human volition including biological determinants, measurement, statistics

Hassana Alidou
Professor, San Diego/Irvine; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages/Language Education, Cross Cultural Studies
PhD, 1997; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Research interests: Sociolinguistics; teacher training in TESOL

Shirley Baker
Assistant Professor, Fresno; Director of the International Language and Cultural Center, Fresno; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages/Language Education
EdD, 2009; Alliant International University

Research interests: TESOL program description, TESOL teacher preparation

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

Research interests: Media networking

Suzanne Borman
Professor, San Diego; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: TeachersCHOICE, Technology and Learning
EdD, 1983; Teachers College of Columbia University

Research interests: Curriculum and instructional planning

Rhonda Brinkley-Kennedy
Associate Professor, Los Angeles; Associate Dean for Administration; Educational and School Psychology
PsyD, 1992; California School of Professional Psychology

Research interests: Urban education and urban mental health

Mary Ellen Butler-Pascoe
Professor, San Diego; System Program Director, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages/Language Education
EdD, 1990; United States International University

Research interests: ESL/EFL Teacher Training; integration of technology and second language instruction; EFL/ESL program and curriculum design

Ana Guisela Chupina
Assistant Professor, San Francisco; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: TeachersCHOICE, Educational Leadership and Management: Higher Education, Cross Cultural Studies
PhD, 2004; Iowa State University

Research interests: Cross cultural studies and higher education leadership

Geoffrey M. Cox
President, Alliant International University; University Professor, San Francisco; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: Educational Leadership and Management: Higher Education
PhD, 1987; University of Chicago

Research interests: Social and political philosophy, leadership in higher education

Trudy Day
Associate Professor, San Francisco; Associate Dean for Program Evaluation; System Program Director, Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: TeachersCHOICE
EdD, 1996; University of Louisville

Research interests: Leadership and crisis, first year teachers, shared governance, instructional strategies for the university professor

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

Research interests: Clinical psychology

Xuanning Fu
Lecturer, Fresno; Program Coordinator, Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: Educational Leadership and Management
PhD, 1993; Brigham Young University

Research interests: Program analysis and evaluation

James Hiramoto
Assistant Professor, San Francisco; Program Director, Educational and School Psychology
PhD, 2004; University of California, Berkeley

Bailong Jiao
Lecturer, San Diego; Technology Research Coordinator; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: TeachersCHOICE
MA, 1998 and MS, 1999; United States International University

Research interests: Instructional technology, online language pedagogy

Kenneth Kelch
Assistant Professor, San Diego; Director, International Language Education and Cultural Center; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
EdD, 2005; Alliant International University

Research interests: TESOL pedagogy

Judy Law
Assistant Professor, San Diego; Program Coordinator, Undergraduate Studies
EdD, 2003; Alliant International University

Research interests: Intercultural communication

Irving Leung
Assistant Professor, San Francisco; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: TeachersCHOICE
EdD, 1998; University of San Francisco

Research interests: Bilingual education, special education

Estela C. Matriano
Professor, San Diego; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: Educational Leadership and Management: Cross Cultural Studies; Executive Director for the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction
EdD; 1968; Indiana University

Research interests: Global education

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

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

Research interests: Technology planning and curriculum development

Beverly J. Palley
Assistant Professor and Systemwide Program Assessment Coordinator, San Francisco; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: TeachersCHOICE
EdD, 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

Carlton Parks
Professor, Los Angeles; Program Director, Educational Psychology, Los Angeles
PhD, 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

Suzanne Power
Associate Professor, San Diego; Program Director, Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: Educational Leadership and Management
EdD, 2006; Alliant International University

Research interests: Educational leadership, curriculum and instruction design, administrator preparation and support, school innovation and educational reform

Debra Reeves-Gutierrez
Assistant Professor, San Francisco/Sacramento; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: TeachersCHOICE
EdD, 2005; University of Pacific

Research interests: Multicultural & bilingual education pedagogy; cooperative & collaborative learning practices & theory; teacher education theory & practices that promote multiculturalism, critical pedagogy, & teaching for social justice; Diaspora theory; segmented assimilationism

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

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

Andrew Shean
Lecturer, San Diego; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: Educational Leadership and Management
EdD, 2006; Alliant International University

Edward Shenk
Assistant Professor, San Francisco; Program Director, Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: Educational Leadership and Management: Higher Education, San Francisco
EdD; University of Oregon

Research interests: Student discipline issues, leadership in higher education: community colleges

Michele D. Smith
Assistant Professor, Sacramento/Fresno; System Program Director, Undergraduate Studies; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: Educational Leadership and Management: Higher Education
PhD, 2005; Ohio University

Research interests: Sports psychology & administration, mentoring women doctoral candidates, leadership in higher education, cross-cultural studies, innovative teacher education reform

George Stamos
Associate Professor, San Francisco; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: TeachersCHOICE; Educational Leadership and Management
EdD, 1996; Northern Arizona University

Research interests: Teacher education reform

Barbara Stein-Stover
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator, Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: TeachersCHOICE, San Diego; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: TeachersCHOICE
EdD, 2006; Alliant International University

Research interests: Adolescent mental health issues, pedagogy

Karen Schuster Webb
Professor and Founding Dean of the Shirley M. Hufstedler School of Education, San Francisco and Alliant system; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: Educational Leadership and Management: Higher Education; Associate Provost for Engagement
PhD, 1980; Indiana University-Bloomington

Research interests: Language and cognition, discourse pragmatics, inclusive pedagogy

Holly Wilson
Associate Professor, San Diego; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
PhD, 1999; University of New Mexico

Research interests: Second language learner errors, grammar instruction, proposer of covert grammar

Donald Wofford
Assistant Professor and Program Director, Educational and School Psychology, Irvine
PsyD, 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

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

Adjunct Faculty

Christine Alexander
San Diego
EdD, 2001; United States International University

Robert Appenzeller
San Diego
MA, 1987; United States International University

Tomiko Lynn Bobo
Los Angeles
PPS Credential in School Counseling, National University

Diane di Bari
San Francisco

MS, 1976; California State University, Fresno

Richard G. Duke
Fresno
EdD, 1981; Brigham Young University

Joe Fox
Irvine
MA, 1966; University of Northern Colorado

Leanne Harmon-Doyle
Los Angeles
PsyD, 2003; Alliant International University

Elena M. Ingrao
San Diego
MS, 1993; National University

Adína Janzen
Fresno
MA, 1968; California State University, Fresno; JD, 1985; San Joaquin College of Law

Dan Kettlehake
San Diego
PhD, 1997; Bowling Green State University

Yuri Kostin
Fresno
PhD, 1997; Bowling Green State University

Bill Madigan
San Diego
MA, 1990; San Diego State University

N. Bert McIntosh, Jr.
San Diego
MA, 1969; San Diego State University

Erv Metzgar
San Diego
MA; San Francisco State University

Susan Moore
San Diego
EdD, 2005; Alliant International University

Romelia Orozco
San Diego
EdD, 2002; Alliant International University

Walter T. Parry
San Diego
MA, 1964; Stanford University

Ernest Proud
Los Angeles
PhD; California School of Professional Psychology

Marilyn Shepherd
Fresno
EdD, 1996; University of California, Davis

Erlinda Teisinger
Fresno
EdD, 2000; University of Southern California

Research interests: second language pedagogy

Marvin Warner
San Diego
MA, 1978; Azusa Pacific College

Alliant School of Management

Core and Non Core Faculty

Wendy Chung
Lecturer (Undergraduate Programs - ASM), San Diego
PhD, 1992; Howard University

David Felsen
Associate Professor and Program Director, International Studies Programs
DPhil, 2001; Oxford University

Research interests: International relations, comparative public policy and politics, Latin American politics, European politics

Ute Jamrozy
Associate Professor, San Diego
PhD, 1996; Clemson University

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

Louise Kelly
Professor, San Diego
PhD, 1996; Concordia University, Canada

Research interests: Strategic and business management; leadership; sustainable leadership; family business; entrepreneurship; environmental entrepreneurship; entrepreneurship in developing countries- Kenya, Mexico, Vietnam, Guatemala and others; women entrepreneurs; women entrepreneurs in developing countries; social entrepreneurship;  managing clean tech firms; top management team development; social networks; innovation and trust; leadership and management for psychologists; executive decision making

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

Research interests: Quantitative methods and TQM

Rachna Kumar
Program Director and Professor, Business and Management Programs
PhD, 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

René M. Naert
Program Director (Undergraduate Programs-ASM) and Professor, San Diego
PhD, 1996; Walden University

Research interests: Information systems

Saba Ozyurt
Assistant Professor, San Diego
PhD, 2009; University of California, Irvine

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

Henry Petersen
Associate Professor, San Diego
PhD, 2004, University of Calgary, Canada

Research interests: Corporate governance, sustainable development strategies, corporate social responsibility

Fred Young Phillips
Professor, San Diego
PhD, 1978; University of Texas at Austin

Research interests: Technology management, technology-based economic development, and intersectoral relations

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

Research interests: Finance

Lee (Leon) White
Assistant Professor, San Diego
PhD, 2009; Webster University, CA

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

Adjunct Faculty

Mahmud Al-Kailani
San Diego

Frederick Ansoff
San Diego
PhD, 1998; Georgetown University

Jed Baker
San Diego

Timothy Becker
San Diego
DBA, 1990; USIU

Mahesh Bhave
San Diego

Roger Coley
San Diego
DBA, 2010; Alliant International University

Richard Gardner
San Diego
MA, 2002; San Diego State University

Jon Kingsbury
San Diego

Dan Kipley
San Diego

S. Kumar
San Diego

K. Lehn
San Diego
MA, 2006; Universitat Koblenz-Laundau, Abt. Landau

Joy Limprayoon
San Diego

Alison Lobus
San Diego

Gregory Lorton
San Diego
DBA, 2006; Alliant International University, San Diego

Sky Magdalin
San Diego
DBA, 2006; United States International University MBA, 1992; San Diego State University

Saba Ozyurt
San Diego
PhD, 2009; University of California, Irvine

Research interests: Middle East politics

Camilio Perez
Mexico City
JD; Northeastern University Law School

Ana Christina Peterson
Mexico City
PhD Candidate; UNAM, Mexico

Jack Phadungtin
San Diego
PhD, 2003; Alliant International University

Lionel Remesha
San Diego
MIBA, 2007; Alliant International University

Samantha Smith
San Diego

John Stoessinger
San Diego
PhD, 1954; Harvard University

Research interests: International relations

Dennis Weis
San Diego
PhD, 1971; Brown University

Steve Williams
San Diego
PhD, 2009; Alliant International University

Presidio Graduate School 

Faculty

Dwight Collins
Lecturer, Presidio Graduate School
PhD, 1973; Cornell University

Research interests: Strategic planning, supply chain design and optimization and sustainable business

Paula Thielen
Lecturer, Presidio Graduate School
PhD, 2005; Fielding Graduate University

Research interests: Managerial accounting and finance

Maggie Winslow
Lecturer, Presidio Graduate School
PhD, 2002; University of California, Berkeley

Research interests: Ecological economics, impacts of energy use and energy policy

California School of Forensic Studies

Core Faculty

Kyle Boone
Professor, Los Angeles
PhD, 1984; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant; ABPP (Clinical Neuropsychology)

Research interests: Malingering, neuropsychological assessment, neuropsychology

Laura A. Brodie
Assistant Professor, Irvine
PhD, 1993; Biola University, Rosemead School of Psychology 

Research interests: Detecting deception, psychological safety of undercover police officers, the assessment and treatment of sex offenders, and domestic violence

Marion Chiurazzi
Interim Program Director and Associate Professor, Sacramento and Co-Interim Program Director, Fresno, PsyD
PsyD, 1998; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

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

Dr. Noor Damavandi
Assistant Professor, Irvine
PhD, 1992; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

Research interests: Forensic psychology, correctional mental health care, assessment of malingering, trial competency and insanity evaluations

Annette Ermshar
Assistant Professor, Los Angeles
PhD, 2000; Loma Linda University; MS, 2007; Clinical Psychopharmacology, Alliant; ABPP (Forensic Psychology)

Research interests: Neuropsychology, juvenile law, psychological assessment, psychopathology and the criminal mind

Tracy Fass
Assistant Professor and Interim Program Director, Los Angeles and Interim Program Director, Irvine
PhD, 2008; Drexel University; JD, 2006; Villanova University, School of Law

Research interests: Juvenile offenders, sentencing policy, and violence-risk assessment

Valerie Forward
Assistant Professor, Fresno
PhD, 1985; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

Research interests: Trauma issues with a focus on suicide, sexual abuse and domestic violence, LGBTI issues, adult and adolescent sex offenders

Debra F. Glaser
Assistant Professor, Los Angeles
PhD, 1983; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

Research interests: Police psychology, critical incidents, threat assessment

Eric Hickey
Dean, Professor, California School of Forensic Studies, Fresno
PhD, 1990; Brigham Young University

Research interests: Serial killers, sexual paraphilias, criminology, forensic psychology

Robert A. Leark
Professor, San Diego
PhD, 1982; United States International University

Research interests: Neuropsychology, test construction, malingering and ADHD

Glenn Scott Lipson
Interim Program Director and Associate Professor, San Diego
PhD, 1986; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

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

Deborah S. Miora
Assistant Professor, Los Angeles
PhD, 1987; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

Research interests: Relationship of higher order cognitive function to underlying brain structures, neuropsychological and legal issues pertaining to the less developmentally mature adult brain and juveniles in the context of criminal proceedings

Julie Olson
Assistant Professor
PsyD, 1999; Argosy University

Research interests: Effects of stress with law enforcement officers, treatment with mentally ill offenders, psychotic disorders and violence, and criminal thinking styles

Jana Price-Sharps 
Associate Professor and Director, Sierra Educational Research Institute (SERI), Fresno
EdD, 1999; University of the Pacific 

Research interests: Police officer stress and PTSD

Kathleen Puckett
Associate Professor, Fresno
PhD, 2000; Professional School of Psychology, San Francisco

Research interests: Threat assessment, criminology

Louis Rappaport
Program Director, San Francisco
PhD, 1976, Boston College

Research interests: Efficacy of CIT Training; Treatment of PTSD/Trauma with First-Responders, domestic and military. 

Sherry Skidmore
Associate Professor, Los Angeles
PhD, 1975; United States International University; Diplomate, Forensic Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology; Fellow, American Academy of Forensic Psychology

Research interests: Law and ethics, child abuse and custody, and neuropsychology

Sean Sterling
Assistant Professor
PhD, 1996; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

Research interests: Cultural competency; behavioral, cognitive and social learning, psychodynamic psychotherapy

Lenore Artie Tate
Associate Professor, Sacramento
PhD, 1980; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

Research interests: Geriatrics, neuropsychology, and social and cultural psychology

Dr. Veronica Thomas
Assistant Professor, Irvine
PhD, 1981; United States International University

Amy Tillery
Assistant Professor, Fresno
PhD, 2007; California School of Forensic Studies at Alliant

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, 1976; University of Arkansas

Research interests: Police psychology, investigative psychology, threat assessment

Lisa Ware
Assistant Professor, Sacramento
PhD, 2006; West Virginia University

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

Dale White
Assistant Professor, Interim Program Director, Fresno, PhD Program and Co-Interim Program Director, Fresno, PsyD Program
PhD, 1996; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

Research interests: Foster children and social problem solving; treatment variables and inpatient mental health; forensic lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues; adoption; and mental health administration

Lecturer Faculty

James Davison
Lecturer, Sacramento
PhD, 1986: University of Utah

Research interests: African American psychology and self attribution

Rachyll Dempsey
Lecturer, San Francisco
PsyD, 2005; Argosy University

Research interests: Effective treatment of sex industry workers, substance abuse, domestic violence

Douglas A. Graves
Lecturer, Fresno
PsyD, 2007; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

Research interests: Cultural awareness, intellectual assessment

Tamar Marie Kenworthy
Lecturer, Fresno
PsyD, 2004; California School of Forensic Studies

Research interests: Sex crimes and paraphilias

Daniel M. Levinson
Lecturer, Irvine
PhD, 1970; University of Southern California

Research interests: Neuropsychological assessment, predictors of adherence to Triptans, and neurocognitive impairment as a result of acquired brain injury

Christyan P. Mitchell
Lecturer, San Francisco
PhD, 2000; University of Minnesota

Research interests: Culture & moral judgment, the Defining Issues Test

David Tanner
Lecturer, Fresno
PhD, 1984; Texas A&M University

Research interests: Statistics and measurement, evaluating assessment instruments

Joseph W. Whalen
Lecturer, Sacramento
PhD, 1989; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

Adjunct Faculty

Jennifer Brown
Field Placement Coordinator, Sacramento
PsyD, 2005; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

Lenora Burney
Irvine
PsyD, 2000; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

Research interests: Recidivism of African American male prison inmates, intimate partner communication, and marital and family therapy to diverse ethnic populations

Keith Clement
Fresno
PhD, 2001; University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Research interests: Sentencing patterns, homeland security, the habitual offender and the 8th Amendment, political science and law

Bobby J. Davis
Sacramento
PsyD, 2006; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

Research interests: Substance abuse and recovery, African-American counseling expectations and preferences, and the neuropharmacology of drugs and alcohol

Paul DePompo
Irvine
PsyD, 2000; New School Psychology

Research interests: PTSD, grief, and managing stress

Dennis Dixon
Los Angeles
PhD, 2006; Louisiana State University

Research interests: Neuropsychology, intellectual disabilities

Jonathan Greene
Los Angeles and Sacramento
PhD, 1983; United States International University

Adam K. Herdina
Los Angeles
PsyD, 2004; University of LaVerne

Mike Kim
Sacramento
PsyD, 2005; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

Jason Kissner
Fresno
PhD, 2005; Florida State University School of Criminology and Criminal Justice; JD, 1995; Cornell Law School

Dr. Sandra Klein
Irvine
PhD, 1992; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant

David Leatherberry
San Diego
JD, 2002; University of San Diego School of Law

Theresa Lu
Fresno
PhD, 1997; Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Research interests: Domestic violence, cross-cultural competency

William McTaggart
Los Angeles
JD, 1978; Loyola Law School

Patrick O’Reilly
San Francisco
PhD, 1996; The Union Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio

Research interests: Cults, gerontology, death row appeals

Matthew Sharps
Fresno
PhD, 1986; University of Colorado-Boulder

Erene Soliman
Fresno
PsyD, 2007; Adler School of Professional Psychology

Research interests: Rorschach variables, the repeatable battery assessment of neuropsychological status (RBANS), and neuropsychology

Emanuel (Manny) Tau
San Diego
PsyD, 1994; United States International University

Research interests: Threat assessment, workplace violence

Michelle Vorwerk
Irvine
PsyD, 2005; Biola University 

Research interests: Multicultural competency, sex offending and treatment

Lori D. Williams
Fresno
PhD, 1995; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant 

Research interests: Incarcerated females; crime, punishment, and treatment; PTSD, and correctional mental health

 

Alliant Mexico

Core Faculty

Jason Platt
Psychology
Lecturer
PhD, 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

San Francisco Law School

Faculty

Duke Amaniampong
Course: Torts; Academic Support; Bar Strategy 
JD, 1995; Santa Clara University School of Law

Marvin Appelbaum
Course: Real Property
JD, 1988; University of San Francisco, School of Law

Jack F. Bonanno
Chair in Wills & Trusts
Course: Wills & Trusts
JD, 1963; University of San Francisco

Hon. Carol Brown
Course: Remedies; Motion Writing 
JD, 1984; University of Southern California

Geoffrey Brown
Course:  Evidence, Criminal Procedure; Criminal Procedure Under the Roberts’ Court
JD, 1970; San Francisco Law School

Malea Chavez
Course: Introduction to Superior Court; Clinical Fieldwork; MBE Workshop
JD, 2005; University of California, Hastings College of Law

Wendy McGuire Coats
Course: Civil Procedure
JD, 2005; Pepperdine University School of Law

Jerry P. Coleman
Course: Identity Theft
JD, 1977; University of California, Davis School of Law

Allen F. Corotto
Course: Corporations
JD, 1960; University of San Francisco School of Law

Andrew Davies
Courses:  Moot Court; Bar Skills
JD, 2008; Loyola University School of Law

Harry M. Dorfman
Course: Criminal Law; Advanced Criminal Law
JD, 1984; Hastings College of the Law

Carolyn Espey
Course: Family Law
JD, 2001; Empire College of Law

Janet Espey
Course:  Family Law
JD, 2004; Hasting College of Law

Hon. Susan Etezadi
Course: Criminal Procedure
JD, 1983; Currently serving on the San Mateo Superior Court

Michael J. Fox
Course: Professional Responsibility
JD, 1977; Northeastern University School of Law

Janet Frankel
Course: Community Property
JD, 1992; Hastings College of Law

Abe Gupta
Course: Legal Writing
JD, 2006; University of San Francisco

Richard B. Hechler
Course: Elder Law
JD, 1981; Golden Gate University, School of Law

Valerie Higgins
Course: Civil Procedure
LLM, 2003; Government and Policy, McGeorge School of Law
JD, 1982; Glendale College of Law

Gary Hoenig
Course: Electronic Research
PhD, Loughborough University of Technology, England.
JD, Empire College School of Law

Said Kordestani
Course: Federal Taxation
JD, University of San Francisco School of Law

Paul Lufkin
Course: Legal Research; Juvenile Law
JD, 2007; New College of California School of Law

Christopher Martz
Course: Legal Research; Juvenile Law 
JD, 2007; New College of California School of Law

Geraldine McGrath
Course: Advanced Legal Writing; Orientation 
JD, 1982; San Francisco Law School

Don Mendel
Course: UCC
JD, 1998; San Francisco Law School

Conor Moore
Course: Contracts
JD, UCLA School of Law

Ronald E. Niver
Course: Criminal Procedure
JD, 1971; University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Leslie S. Patrick
Distinguished Professor
Course: Contracts
LLB, 1958; Harvard University

Roy Scheingart
Course: Trial Practice
JD, 1979; San Francisco Law School

Sondra Solovay
Course: Torts
JD, 1996; Boalt Hall School of Law

Emerson E. Stafford
Course: Applied Legal Reasoning
JD, 1974; Lincoln University Law School

Rand Stephens
Course: Employment Law
JD, San Francisco Law School

Sarah Wolking
Course: Evidence; Education Law 
JD, 1992; Boston University School of Law

Emeriti Faculty

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

PhD, 1961; University of Southern California

Richard Baker
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1981; University of New Mexico

David Bainbridge
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

MS, 1973; University of California at Davis

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

Afia Dil
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD; Stanford University

Lucy Rau Ferguson
Professor Emeritus
San Francisco

PhD, 1957; University of California, Berkeley

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

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

Ann Lawson
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1988; United States International University

Gary W. Lawson
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1975; Southern Illinois University

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

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

Christopher Tori
Professor Emeritus
San Francisco

PhD, 1971; University of Kentucky

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