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Iman Dadras

Assistant Professor

Iman Dadras, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor for the Couple and Family Therapy program at Alliant International University. Over past 5 years, he has worked with immigrant families and refugees. His main research interests are the impact of acculturation on immigrant families, and social justice family therapy, and critical epistemology of the self of the therapist.

Constance Dalenberg

Distinguished Professor

Dr. Constance Dalenberg is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology in the California School of Professional Psychology. She received her M.A. in clinical psychology and PhD in social psychology (with additional 4 year doctoral training in clinical psychology) at the University of Denver. Her research and clinical writings in the area of psychological trauma have won multiple awards, including the Morton Prince Award for Scientific Achievement […]

Manijeh Daneshpour

Professor

Dr. Manijeh Daneshpour is the systemwide director and professor of marriage and family therapy in the department of couple and family therapy at Alliant International University in Irvine, California and a licensed marriage and family therapist with over 22 years of academic, research, and clinical experience. She is from Iran and identifies herself as a third wave feminist.Dr. Daneshpour main areas of research, publications, and […]

Andrew Davies

Adjunct Faculty

Alliant international University has a notable history of faculty to have passed through its doors, and we are excited to have the current generation of faculty join them in the ranks of history. Each and every Alliant faculty member is aware of this legacy and is prepared to make their mark on their respective field and impart their wisdom, experience, and knowledge into every student […]

Sean Davis

Professor

Dr. Davis earned his BA in Family Studies and MS in Marriage and Family Therapy at Brigham Young University. He earned his PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy at Virginia Tech and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Davis' work focuses on common factors of effective marriage and family therapy treatments. He is widely published in this area, most notably having […]

Barbara Davis

Adjunct Faculty

Alliant international University has a notable history of faculty to have passed through its doors, and we are excited to have the current generation of faculty join them in the ranks of history. Each and every Alliant faculty member is aware of this legacy and is prepared to make their mark on their respective field and impart their wisdom, experience, and knowledge into every student […]

Marlea Dell’Anno

Adjunct Faculty

Alliant international University has a notable history of faculty to have passed through its doors, and we are excited to have the current generation of faculty join them in the ranks of history. Each and every Alliant faculty member is aware of this legacy and is prepared to make their mark on their respective field and impart their wisdom, experience, and knowledge into every student […]

David Diamond

Associate Professor

David Diamond received his B.A. from Yale University in 1975, M.A. (1980) and Ph.D. (1983) from the University of Michigan. He practiced in Ann Arbor, Michigan and directed a counseling service at the University of Michigan Medical School until moving to San Diego in 1989. He has obtained licensure as a psychologist in Michigan, Ohio, and California. In his practice, he focuses on psychoanalysis and […]

Jason Druxman

Adjunct Faculty

Alliant international University has a notable history of faculty to have passed through its doors, and we are excited to have the current generation of faculty join them in the ranks of history. Each and every Alliant faculty member is aware of this legacy and is prepared to make their mark on their respective field and impart their wisdom, experience, and knowledge into every student […]

Dalia Ducker

Academic Dean

Dr. Dalia Ducker currently serves as Interim Dean of the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University. She has been a faculty member at CSPP since 1977 and a professor since 1991. She was CSPP Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 2009 to 2014, after serving as program director of the CSPP-San Francisco Clinical Psychology PhD program since 2003. As a faculty […]

Ron Duran

Associate Professor

Dr. Ron Duran is an Associate Professor in the clinical psychology PhD program. Before joining Alliant, he spent more than a decade on developing and managing several NIH-sponsored research projects at Stanford University (1994-1997) and the University of Miami (1997-2005) – including two large-scale, multidisciplinary program projects in the areas of HIV/AIDS and breast cancer. In addition to his clinical, research, and community work with […]

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