Catalog 2014-2015 
    
    Sep 19, 2020  
Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty


 

Alliant School of Management

Core and Non-Core Faculty

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

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

Wendy Chung
Associate Professor, San Diego
PhD, Organizational Communication,1992; Howard University

Research interests: Global leadership, globalizing the organizational culture, internationalism and multiculturalism in business contexts, social media as an integrated marketing communication tool for globalizing the organization, cross-cultural management, intercultural/cross-culture communications

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

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

Louise Kelly
Professor and Faculty Program Coordinator of Doctor of Business and Management Programs, San Diego
PhD, Strategic Management, 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

Rachna Kumar
Professor and Faculty Program Coordinator of Masters, Business and Management Programs, San Diego
PhD, Management Information Systems, 1994; New York University, Stern School of Management

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

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

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

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

Research interests: Information systems

Saba Ozyurt
Assistant Professor and Faculty Program Coordinator, Undergraduate Business and Management Programs, San Diego
PhD, Political Science and Government, 2009; University of California, Irvine

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

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

Research interests: Finance

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

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

 

California School of Forensic Studies

Core Faculty

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

Research interests: Malingering, neuropsychological assessment, neuropsychology

Laura A. Brodie
Assistant Professor, Irvine
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 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
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 1998; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

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

Diana Concannon
Associate Dean, Associate Professor
PsyD, Psychology, 2006; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

Research interests: Risk assessment, competency assessment, victimology

Noor Damavandi
Assistant Professor, Irvine
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1992; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

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

Annette Ermshar
Associate Professor, Los Angeles
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 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
Associate Professor and Interim Program Director, Los Angeles and Interim Program Director, Irvine
PhD, Clinincal Psychology, 2008; Drexel University; JD, Law, 2006; Villanova University, School of Law

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

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

Research interests: Trauma, suicide, depression and anxiety disorders

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

Research interests: Police psychology, critical incidents, threat assessment

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

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

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

Research interests: Neuropsychology, test construction, malingering and ADHD

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

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

Deborah S. Miora
Associate Professor, Los Angeles
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1987; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

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

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

Research interests: Police officer stress and PTSD

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dale White
Assistant Professor, Fresno
PhD, 1996; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

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

S. Paige Wilcoxson
Assistant Professor, Sacramento
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 2006; Pacific University

Research interests: Sexual offending, risk and threat assessment, terrorism and ideological violence

Instructor and Lecturer Faculty

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

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

Research interests: African American psychology and self attribution

Laura E. Hopper
Lecturer, Fresno
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2011; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

Research interests: Teen dating violence, domestic violence, neuropsychology, and TBI and CTE in professional athletes

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

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

Arinn Testa
Lecturer, San Francisco
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 2001; The Wright Institute

Research interests: Neuroscience, PTSD, addictions, stress and health, first responders

Katherine C. Turner
Lecturer, San Diego
PhD, Developmental Psychology, 2001; Stanford University

Research interests: domestic violence/teen dating violence, drug and alcohol abuse, and psychological assessment

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

Adjunct Faculty

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

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

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, Political Science, 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, Clinical Psychology, 2006; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

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

Paul DePompo
Irvine
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 2005; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

Research interests: PTSD, grief, and managing stress

Dennis Dixon
Los Angeles
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2006; Louisiana State University

Research interests: Neuropsychology, intellectual disabilities

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

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

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

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

Sandra Klein
Irvine
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1992; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

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

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

Research interests: Domestic violence, cross-cultural competency

William McTaggart
Los Angeles
JD, Law, 1978; Loyola Law School

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

Erene Soliman
Fresno
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 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, Psychology, 1994; United States International University

Research interests: Threat assessment, workplace violence

Michelle Vorwerk
Irvine
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 2005; Biola University

Research interests: Multicultural competency, sex offending and treatment

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

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

California School of Professional Psychology

Core Faculty

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

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

Sheila Addison
Visiting Assistant Professor, San Francisco, Clinical Counseling Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2007, Syracuse University 

Research interests: LGBT issues in clinical work; fat studies; couples and sex therapy; supervision and research; social justice issues.

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

Research interests: Pediatric and child clinical psychology with special interest in children’s social functioning, social cognition, and unintentional injuries

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lynette E. Bassman
Professor, Fresno, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Counseling Psychology, 1990; New York University

Research interests: Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; health-related self care behavior; obesity treatment and other eating issues; nutritional influences on health and mental health; complementary/alternative/integrative approaches to health care; defense mechanisms and health

Debra Bekerian
Associate Professor, Fresno, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Psychology, 1978; University of California, Berkeley

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

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

Research interests: Child and adolescent psychology; pediatric psychology; neuropsychological assessment; ethnic minority attitudes toward mental health care

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stephen Brown
Professor, Irvine, CFT Program
PhD, Psychology, 1969; 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, Clinical Psychology, 1970; University of Cincinnati

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

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

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

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

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

Benjamin Caldwell
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, CFT Program
PsyD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2004; Alliant International University, San Diego

Research interests: Attitudes and myths about marriage; MFT career development; educational effectiveness; cost-effectiveness of couple therapy; public policy; professional ethics

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

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

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

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

Merle Canfield
Professor and Program Director, Fresno, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Social Psychology, 1985; University of Kansas

Research interests: human systems, including individuals, personal contracts, events, groups, roles, communities, and settings; program evaluation; psychotherapy research; psychometrics; multivariate statistics

Shannon Casey
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Counseling Psychology, 2002; Stanford University

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Liang-Ying Chou
Assistant Professor, Irvine, CFT program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 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, Psychology, 1981; University of Michigan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ronda Doonan
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PsyD, Clinical Psychology,  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
Associate Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Psychology, 2007; University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PhD, Social Psychology, 1999; University of Southern California

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

Donald Eulert
Professor, San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, American Studies, 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, Organizational Behavior, 2000; Case Western Reserve University

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

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

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

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

Research interests: organizational change, motivation, and traffic safety

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

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

O’Shan D. Gadsden
Assistant Professor, Fresno, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Counseling Psychology, 2012; Howard University

Research interests: Relationship between gender socialization, hypermasculinity, and psychological and interpersonal functioning in African-American adult males; the clinical utility of spirituality/religion in working with African-American patients; the clinical utility of psychodynamic and Frierian theory in working with underserved communities; the impact of gender role identity and sociocultural variables on how African-American adult males understand and relate to their romantic partners

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Shawn V. Giammattei
Visiting Assistant Professor, Fresno, Systemwide Online Education at CSPP; Rockway Certificate in LGBT Mental Health and Human Services; Coordinator of Training and Education, Rockway Institute
PhD, Clinical Psychology2007; California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Research interests: Strategies for wellness and resilience in underrepresented populations; work-life balance and wellness for professional minority women; mentorship of women of color; teaching pedagogy and training in professional psychology

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sue A. Kuba
Distinguished Professor, Fresno, Clinical PsyD Program; Systemwide Director for Online Education at CSPP; Coordinator, Rockway Certificate in LGBT Mental Health and Human Services; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, Psychology, 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

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

Research interests: Methods used to assess neurocognitive function in children, adults and geriatrics; norming and clinical use for the Lebby-Asbell Neurocognitive Screening Examination for Children (LANSE-C) and Lebby-Asbell Neurocognitive Screening Examination for Adolescents (LANSE-A); the clinical application of advanced brain mapping and neuroimaging using current Wada, fMRI, DTI, SWI, MEG, PET, SPECT, EEG technologies

Alex Leung
Associate Professor and Program Director, Hong Kong, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 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

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

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

Alan J. Lincoln
Professor, San Diego, Clinical PhD Program; Program Coordinator, Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate Program; Interim Director, Psychopharmacology Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1980; California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego; MSCP 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, Counseling Psychology, 1994; University of California, Santa Barbara

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

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

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

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

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

Jennifer Lovell
Assistant Professor, Fresno, Clinical PhD Program
PhD, Clinical Child Psychology, 2012; Southern Illinois University

Research interests: Cultural and family factors impacting child physical and mental health; prevention and intervention for weight-related problems with low-income and culturally diverse children and families; tailoring of early intervention programming for cultural and familial factors; health psychology; pediatric integrated care

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Marcia L. Michaels
Associate Professor and Site Director, San Francisco, CFT Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 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 McInnes Miller
Associate Professor and Site Director, San Diego, CFT Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2003; Texas Tech University

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

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

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

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

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

Martha Morgan
Assistant Professor, San Diego, CFT Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, 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, Clinical Psychology, 1979; University of California, Los Angeles

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Research interests: Evaluating cultural competence in clinicians; assessing measurement reliability across cultures; reliability generalization and meta-analysis

Elena Padrón
Associate Professor, San Francisco, Clinical PsyD Program; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, Child Development and Clinical Psychology, 2003, University of Minnesota

Research interests: The developmental psychopathology of attachment, particularly disorganized attachment; the intergenerational transmission of attachment and trauma, including foster care; early childhood mental health; parent-child and family therapy with Latino families and underserved populations; developmental approaches to psychopathology, case formulation, and child therapy

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

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

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

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

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

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

E. Janie Pinterits
Associate Professor and Program Director, San Francisco, MA Clinical Counseling Program
PhD, Psychology, 2004; University of California, Santa Barbara

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Karen Quek
Associate Professor, Irvine, CFT Program
PhD, Marital and Family Therapy, 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

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

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

John Renner
Assistant Professor and Acting Program Director, San Diego, Organizational Psychology Program;
Director, Organizational Consulting Center (OCC) - San Diego
PhD, Social Psychology, 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, Clinical Psychology, 1971; University of Cincinnati

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Research interests: Post-traumatic stress disorder and trauma; neuropsychological functioning in PTSD; impact of trauma on families and parent-child relationship; intergenerational transmission of trauma; PTSD treatment; veteran mental health; traumatic brain injury; psychodiagnostic and neuropsychological assessment

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

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

Norma Scarborough
Assistant Professor and Site Director, Los Angeles, CFT Program
DMFT, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2005; Loma Linda University

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lekeisha Sumner
Associate Professor, Los Angeles, Clinical PsyD Program
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2006; Illinois Institute of Technology; ABPP (Clinical Health Psychology); Fellow, Academy of Clinical Health Psychologists

Research interests: Cultural influences on health behavior and health outcomes; women’s health; African American health; chronic and traumatic stress exposure and related cultural strengths in well-being

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Research interests: Closing the gap between research and clinical practice; clinical excellence; practice-based evidence; positive psychology in multicultural and international communities; resilience; health and wellness; mindfulness; effects of life-threatening illness on individuals, couples, and families; post-traumatic change; applications of choice theory in psychology and education

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Scott R. Woolley
Distinguished Professor, San Diego, CFT Program
PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy1995; Texas Tech University

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

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

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

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

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

Affiliated CSPP Faculty

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

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

Lecturer Faculty

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

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

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

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

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

Research interests: Psychopharmacology; neuropsychology; trauma; aging

Organizational Psychology - Adjunct Faculty

Adrienne Bachman
Fresno
PsyD, Organization Development, 2003; California School of Professional Psychology

Dary Fiorentino
Los Angeles
PhD, Cognitive Psychology, 2008; Claremont Graduate University

Paul E. Pierce
Fresno
MA, Organization Development, 1998; University of San Francisco

Jacqueline L. Ryle
Fresno
PhD, Human and Organizational Systems, 1994; The Fielding Graduate Institute

John (Jack) Shantz
Fresno
PsyD, Organization Development, 2003; California School of Professional Psychology

Christian Wandeler
Fresno
PhD, Psychology, 2011 ; University of Zurich, Switzerland

Liz Williams
Fresno
MA, Special Studies, 1994; San Francisco State University

Clinical Psychology: PsyD Program, Hong Kong

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

German Cheung
PsyD, 2006; Biola University

Stephen Cheung
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 1992; Baylor University

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

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

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

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

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

Keith Morrison
PhD, 1995; University of Durham

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

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

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

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

Darryl Thomander
PhD, Psychology, 1974; Michigan State University

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

* Faculty member is based in Hong Kong

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology - Japan

Akira Enatsu
MA, 1992; Institute of Transpersonal Psychotherapy

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

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

Keiko Ito
PhD; 2006; Stanford University

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

Yoshiyuki Kogo
MA, 2000; California Institute of Integral Studies

Takashi Kubo
MA, 2006; John F. Kennedy University

Riichiro Miwa
PsyD, Psychology, 2005; Pepperdine University

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Scott Woolley, PhD

Postdoctoral Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology

John Bolter
PhD, Clinical Neuropsychology 1984; University of Memphis

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

Susana Galle
PhD, 1974; University of California, Berkeley; MS Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2008; Alliant International University; ND (cand.), Bastyr University

Robert E. McGrath
PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1984; Auburn University

Merrill Norton
PharmD, Pharmacy, 2008; University of Georgia

Matthew Philpott
PhD, University of Wisconsin

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

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

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

Randall Tackett
PhD, Pharmacology, 1979; University of Georgia
 

Shirley M. Hufstedler School of Education

Core and Non-Core Faculty

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

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

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

Research interests: Sociolinguistics; teacher training in TESOL

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

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

Shirley Baker
Assistant Professor, San Diego; Director of the Online TESOL program; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages/Language Education
EdD, Educational Leadership and Management, 2009; Alliant International University

Research interests: TESOL program description, TESOL teacher preparation

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

Research interests: Media networking

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

Research interests: Curriculum and instructional planning

Rhonda Brinkley-Kennedy
Interim Dean and Associate Professor, Los Angeles; Educational and School Psychology
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 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, Computer Education, 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
Associate Professor, San Francisco; Director, Teacher Education, Mexico City; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: Educational Leadership and Management: Higher Education, Cross Cultural Studies; Acting Program Director, Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice: Educational Leadership and Management: Higher Education, San Francisco
PhD, Education, 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, Philosophy, 1987; University of Chicago

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

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

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

Research interests: Program analysis and evaluation

Bailong Jiao
Lecturer, San Diego; Technology Research Coordinator; Educational Leadership, Policy and Community Practice
MAEd, TESOL, 1997 and MS, Technology and Learning, 1998; United States International University

Research interests: Instructional technology, online language pedagogy

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

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

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

Research interests: TESOL pedagogy

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

Research interests: Bilingual education, special education

Mira Malupa-Kim
Visiting Assistant Professor, San Diego; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
EdD, TESOL Education, 2011; Alliant International University

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; Curriculum and Instruction and International Education, 1968; Indiana University

Research interests: Global education

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

Research interests: Technology planning and curriculum development

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

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

Cynthia Pancer
Assistant Professor, San Diego; Program Director, Childhood Development, San Diego
EdD, Computer Education, 1987; United States International University

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

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

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

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

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

Edward Shenk
Assistant Professor, San Francisco
EdD, Higher Education; University of Oregon

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

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

Research interests: Teacher education reform

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

Research interests: School based mental health

Clinical Practice Instructors

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

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

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

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

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

Adjunct Faculty

Christine Alexander
San Diego
EdD, Education, 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; Education and School Psychology
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

James Hiramoto
San Francisco
PhD, 2004; University of California, Berkeley

Patricia Hsieh
San Diego
PhD, 1990; Pepperdine 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

Judy Law
San Diego
EdD, 2003; Alliant International 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

 

San Francisco Law School

Faculty

Grace Alano
JD, Law; Southwestern University School of Law

Duke Amaniampong
Courses: Contracts, Torts; Academic Support; Bar Strategies, International Law and Academic Support
JD, Law 1995; Santa Clara University School of Law

Elaine Andersson
JD, Law; University of California Berkeley School of Law

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

Jack F. Bonanno
Course: Wills & Trusts
JD, Law, 1963; University of San Francisco; LLM, 1964, Georgetown University

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

Geoffrey Brown
Courses:  Evidence, Criminal Procedure
JD, Law, 1970; San Francisco Law School

Malea Chavez
Courses: Introduction to Superior Court; Clinical Fieldwork, MBE Workshop, Elimination of Bias
JD, Law, 2003; University of California, Hastings College of Law

Leslie Culver
Course: Legal Writing
JD, Law; St. Louis University School of Law

Andrew Davies
Courses:  Advanced Legal Reasoning, Moot Court
JD, Law, 2008; Loyola University School of Law

George Dezes
Course: FTE and Contracts
JD, Law; Pepperdine School of Law

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

Steve Feller
Associate Professor
Course: Legal Research

JD, Law, 1996; John F. Kennedy University School of Law

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

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

Abe Gupta
Courses: Legal Writing, Orientation
JD, Law, 2006; University of San Francisco

Mo Hamuadi
JD, Law; John F. Kennedy University School of Law

Alex Landon
Course: Criminal Law
JD, Law; University of San Diego School of Law

Paul Lufkin
Course: Constitutional Law
JD, Law, 1989; Boalt Hall School of Law

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

Leslie S. Patrick
Distinguished Professor
Courses: Academic Support, Contracts
LLB, Law, 1958; Harvard University

Christopher Reggie
JD, Law; Harvard Law School

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

Lois Schwartz
JD, Law; University of California Berkeley School of Law

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

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


Presidio Graduate School

Faculty

Ryan Cabinte
Lecturer, Presidio Graduate School
JD, Law, 2001; Boston University; MBA, Business Administration, 2010; Presidio Graduate School

Research interests: Sustainability Law & Policy; Business, Government & Civil Society, Urban Economic Development, Impact Investment

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

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

Steven Crane
Lecturer, Presidio Graduate School
PhD, Organizational Psychology, 2000; California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

Research interests: Finance, organizational psychology

Dariush Rafinejad
Lecturer, Presidio Graduate School
PhD, Mechanical Engineering; University of California, Berkeley

Research interests: Engineering and technology management

Cynthia Scott
Lecturer, Presidio Graduate School
PhD, Psychology, 1983; The Fielding Institute

Research Interest: Leadership Development


Alliant Mexico

Core Faculty

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

Adjunct Faculty

Jesus Almazon
MA, 1986; Universidad La Salle

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

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

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

Fadwa Brady
MA, 2002; Washington State University

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

David Hawyard
PhD, 2004; Universidad La Salle

Robert Jackson
PhD, 1988; University of California, Berkeley

Graciana Mendez
BA, 2004; Universidad de Buenos Aires

Deborah Mondellini
MA, 2007; Alliant International University

Pierfrancesco Moscuzza
MA, 2006; Alliant International University

Stephen Murray
ABD; The Open University, United Kingdom

Ana Cristina Petersen
ABD; Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

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

Helen Selicoff
PhD; Universidad de las Americas

Elena Sinitsyna
ABD; Belorussian Bedagogical University, Minsk

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

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

 

University Research Faculty

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dennis Reeves
Research Professor
PhD, 1983; University of Kansas

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

 

Emeriti Faculty

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

PhD, 1961; University of Southern California

Richard Baker
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1981; University of New Mexico

David Bainbridge
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

MS, 1973; University of California, Davis

Linda Beckman
Professor Emeritus
Los Angeles

PhD, 1969; University of California, Los Angeles

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

Sharon L. Foster
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

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

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

Kelin Gersick
Professor Emeritus
Los Angeles

PhD, 1976; Harvard University

Robert-Jay Green
Professor Emeritus
San Francisco

PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1975; Michigan State University

Bill R. Hampton
Professor Emeritus of Education
San Diego

EdD; St. Louis University

Ann Hozier
Professor Emeritus
Los Angeles

PhD, 1957; University of Kansas

Young Hum Kim
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1960, University of Southern California

Richard R. Kopp
Professor Emeritus
Los Angeles

PhD, 1972; University of Chicago

Arthur L. Kovacs
Professor Emeritus
Los Angeles

PhD, 1958; University of Michigan

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

Ann Lawson
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1988; United States International University

Gary W. Lawson
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1975; Southern Illinois University

Thomas F. McGee
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1960; University of Chicago

Julian Meltzoff
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1950; University of Pennsylvania

Terry G. Newell
Professor Emeritus
Fresno

PhD, 1967; University of Minnesota

Mary Philips
Professor Emeritus of Performing Arts
San Diego

PhD, University of California at Los Angeles

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

Adele S. Rabin
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, Clinical Psychology, 1984; University of Houston

Kenneth E. Richardson
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD; Claremont Graduate University

Mark Sherman
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1970; University of Connecticut

Donald E. Smith
Professor Emeritus of Art
San Diego

PhD; Florida State University

Lawrence Solomon
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1954; University of Illinois

Richard C. Sorenson
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1965; University of Washington

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

DBA; United States International University

Walter Teutsch
Professor Emeritus of Music
San Diego

JUD; University of Wuerzburg

Christopher Tori
Professor Emeritus
San Francisco

PhD, Psychology, 1971; University of Kentucky

Reiko True
Professor Emeritus
Tokyo

PhD, 1976; California School of Professional Psychology

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

Jack Tygett
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

University of California, Los Angeles

Lelia Veaco
Professor Emeritus
Fresno

EdD, 1973; University of the Pacific

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

DBA, United States International University

Sidney Warren
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
San Diego

PhD, Columbia University

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

Paul D. Werner
Professor Emeritus
San Francisco

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

Al Zolynas
Professor Emeritus
San Diego

PhD, 1973; University of Utah