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John Caffaro

Distinguished Professor

Dr. John Caffaro joined the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University in 1992. He currently serves as Distinguished Professor in the Psy.D. program at CSPP – Los Angeles. He also holds an appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, Child Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Dr. Caffaro is an internationally recognized expert on sibling […]

Joanne Callan

Distinguished Professor

Dr. Joanne E. Callan is a Distinguished Professor in the Clinical Psychology PhD and PsyD Programs at the California School of Professional Psychology – San Diego of Alliant International University. She teaches courses on psychoanalytic theory and applications, including lifespan developmental theory (e.g., normal and adjustment issues/psychopathology among children and adolescents), psychology of women, object relations, and attachment theory. She served as Dean, then Provost, […]

Caren Cambre

Adjunct Faculty

Alliant International University has a notable history of distinguished faculty who are thought leaders and innovators in their fields. Each and every member of the Alliant faculty strives to continue this legacy while preparing their students to join their ranks as leaders in their field. Note: This faculty member has not yet completed their bio.

Merle Canfield

Professor

Dr. Merle Canfield spent his early career working with chronic schizophrenic clients in a state psychiatric hospital and then in a community mental health clinic and hospital. In a mental health center, he continued to work with chronic schizophrenics and also built and maintained psychiatric teams. In both of these settings he found himself wondering about outcomes and consequently performed program evaluation in both settings. […]

George Cartwright

Adjunct Faculty

Alliant International University has a notable history of distinguished faculty who are thought leaders and innovators in their fields. Each and every member of the Alliant faculty strives to continue this legacy while preparing their students to join their ranks as leaders in their field. Note: This faculty member has not yet completed their bio.

Tai Chang

Associate Professor

Tai Chang, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Associate Program Director in the Clinical Psychology Psy.D. Program at the California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University. His research interests include ethnic minority mental health; Asian American mental health; acculturation and ethnic identity; and online and app-based interventions to provide self-help, psychoeducation, and support.

Eddie Chiu

Associate Professor

Eddie Yu-Wai Chiu, Ph.D., is Associate Professor at the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, San Francisco. Hereceived his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University (Alliant), Los Angeles.He is a clinical psychologist.His clinical and research interests include multicultural mental health, mindfulness, legal and ethics, forensic psychology, children with special needs, and behavioral addictions.

Marion Chiurazzi

Associate Professor & Program Director

Marion Chiurazzi, PsyD, is an Associate Professor in the Clinical Psychology program at the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University in Sacramento, CA. She received her Doctorate in Psychology degree in clinical psychology in 1998 at CSPP in Fresno, CA. Dr. Chiurazzi began teaching at Alliant International University in 2007 and joined core faculty in the California School of Forensic Studies […]

Stephen Cochrane

Associate Professor

Alliant International University has a notable history of distinguished faculty who are thought leaders and innovators in their fields. Each and every member of the Alliant faculty strives to continue this legacy while preparing their students to join their ranks as leaders in their field. Note: This faculty member has not yet completed their bio.

Victor Cohen

Associate Professor

Victor Cohen earned his BA from Yale University (1972) and his PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Michigan (1981). He joined the core faculty of the Clinical PsyD program on the Los Angeles campus of Alliant International University in 1994. Dr. Cohen has a long time interest in meditation, mindfulness and the intersection of spirituality and psychotherapy. He also has an extensive background […]

Diana Concannon

Associate Professor

Diana M. Concannon, PsyD, is Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships at Alliant International University, Associate Professor at the California School of Forensic Psychology, and Director of the APA-Accredited California Psychology Internship Consortium . To each of these positions, she brings more than 25 years of executive leadership experience to support the development and delivery of quality, practical, and accessible education in various mental […]

Kristin Conover

Assistant Professor

Dr. Kristin J. Conover is an Assistant Professor in the Clinical Psychology PhD program at CSPP-Los Angeles. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a doctoral emphasis in Feminist Studies. She earned a master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from Boston College, and a bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of California, Santa […]

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