Faculty Research Interests

Tania Abouezzeddine, Ph.D.

  • Trauma Resilience
  • Cultural and Diversity Issues
  • Neuropsychology: Administration integrity and Diagnostic Accuracy

Tamara L. Anderson, Ph.D.

  • Co-lead a research group with Dr. Liz Hall in the area of Gender Studies
  • Co-lead another research group with Dr. Christina Lee Kim in the area of Embryo Adoption

Jason Brunt, Ph.D.

  • Language Development

Armida Bustamante Millán, Psy.D.

  • Child/adolescent and family therapy, as well as multicultural issues as they relate to psychotherapy.

Clark D. Campbell, Ph.D., ABPP (Clinical)

  • Professional training and education in psychology
  • Rural Psychology
  • Integration of Psychology and Theology

Andrea L. Canada, Ph.D.

  • Religious coping with cancer
  • Sexual and reproductive issues after cancer

Martha Li Chiu, Ph.D.

  • Head of China certificate program
  • Cross-cultural adaptations of an integrative approach to Christian counseling
  • The development of effective online methods for global counselor education and training

David M. Cimbora, Ph.D.

  • Criminal forensic psychology
  • Clinical training
  • Multicultural issues

Nancy Crawford, Psy.D.

  • Mental Health & Missions

Keith Edwards, Ph.D.

  • Integration of Emotion theory
  • Interpersonal neurobiology of the self
  • Attachment theory and spirituality

Stacy Eltiti, Ph.D.

  • Cognition and emotion
  • Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity Syndrome

Elizabeth Lewis Hall, Ph.D.

  • Women’s issues
  • Integration of psychology and theology
  • Embodiment
  • Suffering and Meaning-making

Todd Hall, Ph.D.

  • Measurement/ Assessment of Spirituality
  • Relational Spirituality
  • Attachment Theory
  • Interpersonal Neurobiology
  • Relational Psychoanalysis

Pete Hill, Ph.D.

  • Psychology of Religion
  • Positive Psychology

Christina Lee Kim, Ph.D.

  • Multiculturalism
  • Gender
  • Asian American Psychology

Jason McMartin, Ph.D.

  • Philosophical theology
  • Religious epistemology

Steve L. Porter, Ph.D.

  • Spiritual change

Cherry G. Steinmeier, Psy.D.

  • Prepracticum training
  • The integration of Christianity and psychology, and spiritual formation and growth
  • The clinical training aspects of Rosemead
  • Long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Missionary member care
  • Attachment theory
  • Adoption issues
  • Child abuse issues
  • Borderline personality disorder

Gary Strauss, Ed.D.

  • Same-sex attraction issues
  • Other sexuality issues

Melanie A. Taylor, Psy.D.

  • Working on a degree to be a Psychoanalyst

David Wang, Ph.D.

  • Spiritual Formation and Psychological Resilience
  • Mindfulness, Self-Compassion
  • Traumatic Stress, Sexual Trauma, Military Trauma
  • Multicultural Psychology, Racial Attitudes

John Williams, Ph.D.

  • Using Event-Related Potentials and Reaction Times to measure implicit attitudes
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