Liana Abascal, PhD

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

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

Steven F. Bucky, PhD

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

Joanne Callan, PhD

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

David Diamond, PhD, Associate Professor

Marina Dorian, PhD, Associate Professor

Julii Green, PhD, Assistant Professor

Debra Kawahara, PhD, Professor

Mojgan Khademi, PsyD

Associate Professor and Interim Program Director , San Diego, Clinical PsyD Program

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

James Madero, PhD, Professor

Matthew Porter, PhD, Associate Professor

Neil Ribner, PhD

Distinguished Professor

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

Skultip Sirikantraporn, PsyD, Assistant Professor

Jill Stoddard, PhD, Associate Professor

Ronald Stolberg, PhD, Associate Professor

Steven R. Thorp, PhD, ABPP, Associate Professor

For a detailed description of program faculty background and research interests, please see the alphabetical listing of faculty for the California School of Professional Psychology.