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 dangerousness, sexual offending, child psychopathology, and trauma. He has published approximately 100 professional papers and is a co-author of the Rorschach Performance Assessment System, an international Rorschach system, first published in 2011. As an instructor, he has taught assessment courses to graduate students and regularly provides workshops to national and international audiences. For many years, he has conducted and supervised psychological evaluations of children, adolescents, adults, and couples for a variety of psychological, forensic, fitness for duty, and professional development/career enhancement reasons.
Dr. Viglione earned his Ph.D. at Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York. Afterward, he completed his internship at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and served as a Navy psychologist at Camp Pendleton in California. At CSPP in San Diego, he was the founding Director of the Doctor of Psychology degree program and later the Director of Doctor Philosophy degree program. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Assessment Psychology and a Fellow of the Society for Personality Assessment.