Faculty

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

Donna Block

Assistant Professor

Donna Block, Ed. D., is an assistant professor in the Teacher Education Department. She has been in higher education since 2007 in teacher education and special education where she has taught over 20 different courses. Dr. Block enjoys mentoring teacher candidates and has been recognized for her Mentorship at Alliant International University with an IMPACT award. Donna was a public school teacher for 24 years […]

Daniel Blumberg

Associate Professor

Dr. Blumberg is an Associate Professor in the Department of Undergraduate Psychology. A licensed clinical psychologist, he has spent the past 30 years providing all facets of clinical and consulting psychological services to numerous local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. He specializes in employment-related psychological evaluations, psycho-educational training, and management consultation. In addition to his expertise in workplace stress prevention and trauma recovery, Dr. […]

Donald Wofford

Program Director & Associate Professor

Dr. Wofford is a licensed educational psychologist as well as a credentialed school psychologist. Dr. Wofford is the Program Director for the PPS programs in school psychology and school counseling at the Irvine campus. Additionally, he is the Program Director for the Doctoral Program in educational psychology at the Irvine campus. Dr. Wofford has over thirty years of experience working in both public and private […]

Debra Bekerian

Interim Program Director

Dr Bekerian received her PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. Upon graduating she worked for the Medical Research Council's Applied Psychology Unit, Cambridge, UK, where she was a senior research scientist on applied memory and trauma projects. She then worked for the University of East London, as a Reader in the School of Psychology. While in the UK she received training […]

Dawn Griffin

Program Dir., Psych & Criminal Justice

Dr. Griffin's work focuses on social determinates of health and integrating trauma-informed systems. She also provides consultation to local, national and international communities who seek to integrate their systems toward becoming trauma informed. Dr. Griffin has expansive experience in law enforcement, child welfare, and educational systems and how these systems respond to children and families who have been exposed to trauma, chronic stress and violence. […]

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 […]

Debra Kawahara

Interim Asst. Dean for Academic Affairs

Dr. Debra M. Kawahara earned her BA in Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles and earned her doctorate in clinical psychology with a focus on multicultural and community psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. She is currently the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor at the California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University. Dr. Kawahara is a feminist and […]

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 […]

Donald Viglione

Distinguished Professor

Donald Viglione, Jr., Ph.D. is a Distinguished Professor at the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University in San Diego. As a researcher, instructor, and practitioner, he has been working in the area of psychological assessment and testing for over 35 years. Current research includes the empirical validation of the Rorschach and the assessment of malingering, as well as the evaluation of […]

Davis Ja

Professor

Dr. Ja Davis founded Davis Y. Ja & Associates, an independent consulting firm specializing in the research and evaluation of behavioral health, criminal and juvenile justice, mental health and substance abuse treatment services, eating disorders, as well as services for ethnic minorities. Since 1990, DYJ, Inc. has been providing these services to non-profit agencies and municipalities in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the […]

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