Faculty

All Clin. Psychopharmacology Business Admin (DBA) Forensic Psychology Applied Criminology Clinical PsyD Leadership School Psychology Undergraduate Psychology Teacher Education T.E.S.O.L. Clinical PhD Business Admin (MBA) Organizational Psych Education Couple & Family Therapy Clinical Psychology

Aaron Wester

Assistant Professor

Dr. Aaron M. Wester is a professor and Coordinator for the Master of Science in Data Analytics (MSDA) program for the California School of Management and Leadership (CSML). Dr. Wester holds a BS in Business Management, an MBA in Technology Management, and a PhD in Information Systems Technology from University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies (SAS). He has led innovative global analytics and business […]

Alan Lincoln

Interim Program Director

Dr. Alan Lincoln is a past graduate of this program, having graduated with his Ph.D. in 1980. Dr. Lincoln was educated during the early phase of the professional school movement, a time when clinical psychologists were in such short supply and when training models fell short of adequately preparing psychologists for the rigorous demands of clinical work. Dr. Lincoln's doctoral dissertation examined infant-adult micro interactions. […]

Alba Nino

Assistant Professor

Alba Niño, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Couple and Family Therapy Program (San Diego Campus). She is a licensed marriage and family therapist (Maryland – 2008; California – 2018) and she is an AAMFT approved supervisor since 2013. Since her appointment at Alliant International University in 2013, she has taught courses on topics such as theories and therapeutic models in MFT, diversity in […]

Alex Howland

Assistant Professor

Dr. Howland received his Ph.D. in Consulting Psychology from Alliant International University and is the co-founder and CEO of VirBELA, LLC where he focuses on developing innovative technologies and curricula for distance education. Dr. Howland teaches in the Doctorate of Leadership program on Alliant's San Diego campus.

Amber Landers

Assistant Professor

Amber J. Landers PhD is Assistant Professor in the PsyD program at California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University- San Francisco campus. She has experience in consultation and brief interventions in primary care, school, and early childhood settings and is coordinator of the Integrated Health Track at CSPP San Francisco. She obtained her BA from the University of California-Riverside, and completed her […]

Angela Kim

Assistant Professor

Dr. Angela B. Kim, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Couple and Family Therapy program on the San Diego campus. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at Columbia University. Her specialty areas and research interests include racial and ethnic minority mental health disparities; Asian American families; immigrant/refugee youth and families' mental health and cultural adjustment; cultural competence. Dr. Kim is a 4th time […]

Bernardo Ferdman

Distinguished Professor

Bernardo M. Ferdman, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor in the Organizational Psychology Programs at the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) of Alliant International University, where he has taught since 1993, and an accomplished leadership and organization development consultant and CCE Board Certified Coach with three decades of experience working with diverse groups and organizations to increase individual and collective effectiveness and inclusion. Dr. Ferdman has […]

Beverly Palley

Associate Professor

Dr. Beverly Palley is an Associate Professor with theCSOE (California School of Education). Dr. Palley has been with Alliant since 2003 after serving thirty-one years of Public School Education where she taught Mathematics for grades 7-12, served as a Math Mentor Teacher and Mathematics Coach for Elementary and Secondary Teachers. In additions, She coordinated a Mathematics Partnership Program with the Lawrence Hall of Science, University […]

Carlton Parks

Program Director, School Psychology (LA)

Carlton W Parks, Jr., Ph.D. is a Professor at Alliant International University, Los Angeles. Dr. Parks has been affiliated with Alliant-Los Angeles since 1991. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and a Fellow of five divisions of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Parks is also a Founding Fellow of the Rockway Institute here at Alliant International University, Los Angeles. His research interests […]

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