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Faculty


Heather Butler
hbutler@csudh.edu
Website
310-243-3462
SBS G-303
Education:
BA ,2003 ,California State University San Marcos ; MA , 2006 , California State University San Marcos ; PhD , 2013 , Claremont Graduate University
Research and Publications:
  • Butler, H. A. (2013, under review). Debiasing Juror Perceptions of Forensic Identification Evidence with Expert Testimony.
  • Butler, H. A. (2012). Halpern Critical Thinking Assessment predicts real-world outcomes of critical thinking. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 26, 721-729. doi: 10.1002/acp.2851
  • Butler, H. A., Dwyer, C. P., Hogan, M. J., Franco, A., Rivas, S. F., Saiz, C., & Almeida, L. F. (2012). Halpern Critical Thinking Assessment and real-world outcomes: Cross-national applications.  Thinking Skills and Creativity, 7, 112-121. doi: 10.1016/j.tsc.2012.04.001
  • Halpern, D. F., Millis, K., Graesser, A., Butler, H., Forsyth, C., & Cai, Z. (2012).  Operation ARIES! a computerized learning game that teaches critical thinking and scientific reasoning. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 93-100.doi: 10.1016/j.tsc.2012.03.006

Heather Butler

L. Mark Carrier, Department Chair
lcarrier@csudh.edu
Website
310-243-3499
SBS G-309
Education:
BA 1988, MA 1993, Ph. D., 1994, University of California, San Diego
Research and Publications:
    Applied cognition, psychology of technology, multitasking.
  • Carrier, L. M., Cheever, N. A., Rosen, L. R., Benitez, S., & Chang, J. (2009). Multitasking Across Generations: Multitasking Choices and Difficulty Ratings in Three Generations of Americans. Computers in Human Behavior, 25, 483-489.
  • Carrier, L. M., Rab, S. S., Rosen, L. D., Vasquez, L., & Cheever, N. A. (2012). Pathways for Learning from 3D Technology. International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 7(1). 53-69.
L. Mark Carrier, Department Chair

Ramona Davis
rdavis@csudh.edu
310-243-3474
SBS A-339
Education:
BA, 1975, Lincoln University; MA, 1977, Ph. D., 1980, University of Southern California.

Ramona Davis

Maria Hurtado-Ortiz
mhortiz@csudh.edu
310-243-3508
SBS A-331
Education:
BA, 1992, MA, 1994, Ph. D., 1997, University of California, Riverside
Research and Publications:
  • Hurtado-Ortiz, M.T., Santos, S., Reynosa, A. (2011). Health Behaviors and Health Status of At-Risk Latino Students for Diabetes. American Journal of Health Studies, 26 (4), 196-207.
  • Santos, S., Hurtado-Ortiz, M.T., & Sneed, C. (2009). Illness Beliefs Regarding the Causes of Diabetes Among Latino College Students: An Exploratory Factor Analysis. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 31 (3), 395-412.
  • Hurtado-Ortiz, M.T., & Gauvain, M. (2007). Postsecondary Education among Mexican American Youth: Contributions of Parents, Siblings, Acculturation, and Generational Status. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 29 (2), 181-191.

> Link to the Latino & Diabetes study

Maria Hurtado-Ortiz

Keisha Paxton
kpaxton@csudh.edu
310-243-3411
SBS A330
Education:
BA, 1995, UCLA; Ph. D., 2001, DePaul University.
Research and Publications:
  • Paxton, KC, Williams, JK, Bolden, S, Guzman, Y, Harawa, NT (2013). HIV risk behaviors among African American women with at-risk male partners. Journal of AIDS Clinical Research, 4:221-229

Keisha Paxton

Larry D. Rosen
lrosen@csudh.edu
Web Site
310-243-3477
SBS G-311
Campus Nominee, CSU Board of Trustees Outstanding Professor Award, 1989; Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez Hills Distinguished Teacher, 1997: CSU Dominguez Hills Outstanding Professor Award, 1998
Education:
BA, 1971, University of California, Los Angeles; Ph. D., 1975, University of California, San Diego.
Research and Publications:
  • Rosen, L.D., Whaling, K., Carrier, L.M., Cheever, N.A., and Rokkum, J. (2013). The Media and Technology Usage and Attitudes Scale: An empirical investigation. Computers in Human Behavior, 29(6), 2501-2511.
  • Rosen, L.D., Carrier, L.M., & Cheever, N.A. (2013). Facebook and texting made me do it: Media-induced task-switching while studying. Computers in Human Behavior, 29(3), 948-958.
  • Rosen, L.D., Whaling, K., Rab, S., Carrier, L.M., & Cheever, N.A. (2013). Is Facebook Creating “iDisorders”? The Link Between Clinical Symptoms of Psychiatric Disorders and Technology Use, Attitudes and Anxiety. Computers in Human Behavior 29, 1243-1254.
Larry D. Rosen

Silvia Santos
ssantos@csudh.edu
310-243-3475
SBS A-341
Education:
BA, 1984, California State University, San Diego; MA, 1987, Ph. D., 1990, University of California, Riverside
Research and Publications:
  • Hurtado-Ortiz, M.T., Santos, S. & Reinosa, A. (2011). Health behaviors and health status of at-risk Latino students for diabetes, American Journal of Health Studies, 26(4), 196-217.
  • Santos, S., Hurtado-Ortiz, M.T., & Sneed, C. (August, 2010). Illness Beliefs Regarding the Causes of Diabetes among Latino College Students: An Exploratory Factor Analysis. National Institute of Health Department of Public Health and Human Resources, available through Pub Med Central.
  • Ortiz, A. & Santos, S. (2010). Campus diversity and ethnic identity development. Diversity & Democracy, 13(2). , A. & Santos, S. (2009). Ethnicity in college: Advancing theory, and improving diversity practices on campus. Stylus Publishing, LLC.

> Link to the Latino & Diabetes study

Silvia Santos

Carl D. Sneed
csneed@csudh.edu
310-243-3463
SBS A-329
Education:
BA, 1987, California State University, Fullerton; MA, 1989, Ph. D., 1994, University of California, Riverside
Research and Publications:
  • Sneed, C. D., Somoza, C. G., Jones, T., & Alfaro, S. (2013). Topics discussed with mothers and fathers for parent–child sex communication among African-American adolescents. Sex Education, 13(4), 450-458.
  • Sneed, C. D., Mehdiyuon, N. F., Matsumura, S. H., & Hess, R. A (In press). Smoking on School Property as a Risk Factor for Substance Use among Adolescent Smokers. Journal of Psychology.
Carl Sneed

Tara Victor
tvictor@csudh.edu
310-243-3467
SBS G-305
Education:
BA, 1998, University of Kentucky; MA 2000, PhD, 2004, Michigan State University
Research and Publications:
  • Detecting performance invalidity and ethno cultural bias in neuropsychological assessment. The neurophysiology of trauma and trauma-induced psychological disorder. Victor, T.L., Kulick, A.D. & Boone, K.B. (2013). Assessing noncredible attention, processing speed, language and visuospatial/perceptual function in mild traumatic brain injury cases. In D.A. Carone & S.S. Bush (Eds.), Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Symptom Validity Assessment and Malingering. New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Victor, T.L., Boone, K.B. & Kulick, A.D. (2013). Assessing noncredible sensory, motor, and executive function, and test battery performance in mild traumatic brain injury cases. In D.A. Carone & S.S. Bush (Eds.), Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Symptom Validity Assessment and Malingering. New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Victor, T.L. & Boone, K.B. (Invited, in progress). Animal Models of Somatoform Disorder, Evolutionary Psychology, and the Role of Trauma in Medically Unexplained Symptoms. In K. B. Boone (Ed)., Neuropsychology Evaluation of Medically Unexplained Symptoms: Assessment Primer. New York: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Tara Victor

Karen I. Wilson
Coordinator,MA in Psychology Program
kmason@csudh.edu
310-243-3642
SBS A-335
Education:
BS, 1994, Queens University; MS, 1996, Howard University; Ph. D., 2000 Howard University.
Research and Publications:
  • Nagarajan, R., Sarma,  M., Thomas, M. A., Natha, U., Wright, M., Chang, L., Hayes, J., Nielsen-Saines, K., Michalik, D. E., Deville, J., Church, J. A., Mason, K., Critton-Mastandrea, T., Nazarian, S., Jing, J, and Keller, M. A. (2012). Neuropsychological Function and Cerebral Metabolites in HIV-infected Youth. Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, 7 (4), 981-990.
  • Foley. J., Ettenhofer, M., Wright. M. J., Siddiqi, I., Choi, M., Thames, A. D., Mason, K., Castellon, S., & Hinkin, C. H. (2010). Neurocognitive functioning in HIV-1-infection: Effects of cerebrovascular risk factors and age. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 24, 265-285.
> The Neuropsychology Laboratory



Karen Mason
Part-time Faculty:


Donna El –Armale
delarmale@csudh.edu
310-243-3473
SBS A-334
Education:
AA, 1998, Long Beach City College; BA, 2001, California State University Dominguez Hills; MA, 2003, Philips Graduate Institute .

Donna El –Armale

Giacomo Bono
jbono@csudh.edu
310-243-3511
SBS G-307
Education:
Ph.D., 2003, Claremont Graduate University.
Research and Publications:
  • Bono, G., Froh, J. J., & Forrett, R. (in press). Gratitude in school: Benefits to students and schools. In M. Furlong, R. Gilman, and E. S. Heubner (Eds.), Handbook of Positive Psychology in the Schools, 2nd Edition (pp. xx-xx). New York: Wiley.
  • Froh, J. J., Bono, G., Fan, J., Emmons, R. A., Henderson, K., Harris, C., Leggio, H., & Wood, A. (in press). Nice thinking! An educational intervention that teaches children how to think gratefully [Special Issue: Theoretical Frameworks in School Psychology Intervention Research: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Future Directions]. School Psychology Review
Donna El –Armale

Jessica Cail
jcail@csudh.edu
310-243-3477
Education:
BA, 1993, Boston University ; MA,1994 Boston University ; Ph.D., 2007.
Research and Publications:
  • Lieberman, H., Cail, J. & Friedl, K. (2012). Performance-maintaining and performance-enhancing drugs and food components. In R. Burr & P. Amoroso (Eds.), Military quantitative physiology: Problems and concepts in military operational medicine. Falls Church, VA: The Borden Institute - Office of the Surgeon General: Department of the Army.
  • Hummer, J.F., LaBrie, J.W., Lac, A., Sessoms, A., & Cail, J. (2012). Estimates and influences of reflective opposite-sex norms on alcohol use among a high-risk sample of college students: Exploring Greek-affiliation and gender effects. Addictive Behaviors, 37(5), 596–604.
Jessica Cail


Steven Frieze
sfrieze@csudh.edu
310-243-3512
SBS A-333
Education:
BA, 1978, California State University, Northridge; MA, 1984, California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Steven Frieze


La Faune Gordon
lgordonphd@aol.com
310-243-3473
Education:
BA, 1987, University of California, Los Angeles ; MA, 1990, MS, 2001, Pd.D., 1993.

La Faune Gordon

Tamara Hamai
tamara@hamaiconsulting.com
310-243-3477
SBS G-311
Education:
MA, 2006; Ph.D., 2013 Claremont Graduate University.
Research and Publications:
  • Research interest focuses on normative and abusive parenting and new methods for conducting research and program evaluation that incorporates all of the child’s highly-complex ecology.
  • Hamai, T. A., Isbell, A., & Ku, L. (2011). Parental discipline and child behavior. Encephalon, 1, 11-19.
Donna El –Armale

Desiree Crevecoeur-MacPhail
desireec@ucla.edu
310-243-3473
Education:
AA, 1993, Los Angeles Valley College ; BA, 1996, University of California, Los Angeles; MA, 1998, Pepperdine University ; Ph.D., 2007, Claremont Graduate University.
Research and Publications:
  • Padwa, H., Urada, D., Antonini, V. P., Ober, A., Crevecoeur-MacPhail, D., & Rawson, R. A. (2012). Integrating substance use disorder services with primary care: The experience in California. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 44(4), 299-306. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02791072.2012.718643
  • Urada, D., Schaper, E., Alvarez, L., Reilly, C., Dawar, M., Field, R., . . . Rawson, R. A. (2012). Perceptions of mental health and substance use disorder services integration among the workforce in primary care settings. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 44(4), 292-298. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02791072.2012.720163
  • Spear, S. E., Crevecoeur-MacPhail, D., Denering, L., Dickerson, D., & Brecht, M. (2013). Determinants of successful treatment outcomes among a sample of urban American Indians/Alaska Natives: The role of social environments. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11414-013-9324-4
Desiree Crevecoeur-MacPhail

Nancy Melucci
nmelucci@csudh.edu or
drnanjo@aol.com
310-243-3473
SBS A-334
Education:
PhD., 1992, University of Pennsylvania
Nancy Melucci


Lisa Gray-Shellberg
lgrayshell@csudh.edu
310-243-3454
SBS G-301
Education:
BA, 1961, Occidental College; MA, 1966; Ph.D., 1970, Claremont Graduate School.

Lisa Gray-Shellberg

Luis Vega
lvega@csudh.edu
310-243-3473
SBS A-334
Education:
BA, 1995, California State University, Dominguez Hills; MA, 2001, Loma Linda University; Ph.D., 2003, Loma Linda University.

Luis Vega

Michael Wynne
mwynne@csudh.edu
310-243-3427
Education:
BA, 1969, University of California, Los Angeles; MA, 1973, California State University, Long Beach; MPA, 1981, California State University, Long Beach; Ph. D., 1981, University of California, Berkeley

Michael Wynne
Emeritus Faculty:
  • Jack Adams
  • Lisa Gray-Shellberg
  • Diane Henschel
  • George Marsh
  • Milo Milfs
  • Harvey Nash
  • Beverly Palmer
  • Elanor Simon Price
  • Fred Shima
  • Quentin Stodola
  • Judith Todd
  • Sandy Wilcox
  • Aaron Hass