Supporters of the Division of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences

Alumus Dr. Robert McKenna (click here) and current students discussing career opportunities at a CGU Alumni Reception at the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Convention in Los Angeles.

Special Thanks to Our Donors

The Division of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences continues to receive generous gifts from our alumni and friends, which advance the quality of our academic programs, research, and outreach efforts to prevent and ameliorate a wide range of social, health, community, and organizational problems.

We are sincerely grateful and proud to share with you the growing list of alumni, colleagues, advisors, and friends of the division who supported us in recent years.  A number of these donors have given us permission to acknowledge their contribution below.  (Click on the links for donors' webpages.)

DBOS Board of Advisors


John Llewellyn
Chair, DBOS Board of Advisors
President and CEO, Forest Lawn Memorial Parks & Mortuaries


Larry Rosen
President and CEO, YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles


Michael Whalen
Trustee, the John Stauffer Charitable Trust


Richard Strayer
CEO, Strayer Consulting Group, Inc.


Chrismon Nofsinger
President, Nofsinger Strayer Consulting


Faculty Members and Emeritus Faculty


Dale Berger
Professor of Psychology, School of Social Science, Policy & Evaluation, Claremont Graduate University


Stuart Oskamp
Professor Emeritus, Claremont Graduate University


Harvey Wichman
Professor Emeritus, Claremont Graduate University



Stephan Arndt
Director, Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse
Research Professor, Departments of Psychiatry & Biostatistics, University of Iowa


Karen Berliner
Clinical Research Consultant


Anita Boling
Founder and Executive Director, ViNA (Village Network Africa)


David Breihan
Associate Director, Research and Organizational Development, MarketCast


Katherine Byrd
Research Associate, School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences, Claremont Graduate University
Evaluation Consultant


Harry J. Coffey
Retired Clinical Psychologist
Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Washington State Community College, Marietta, Ohio


David Cordray
Professor of Public Policy and Psychology, Vanderbilt University


John Geirland
Yellen & Associates
Editor, Los Angeles Psychologist


David Keirsey
Professor Emeritus, CSU Fullerton


Patricia Keith-Spiegel


Michael McCullah


Ralph Miller
Professor, Technology and Operations Management Department, College of Business Administration, California State Polytechnic University


David Nalbone
Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Behavioral Sciences, Purdue University Calumet


Chrismon and Rena Nofsinger
Nofsinger Strayer Consulting


Daniel Perlman
Professor of Family Studies, University of British Columbia
President of the Canadian Psychological Association (2005-2006)


Robert Phillips
Professor, Orange Coast College


Georgine Pion
Research Associate Professor of Psychology, Vanderbilt University


Sabrina Porter
Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Trend Homes of Arizona
Owner, Villa Siena


Diane Reardon
Creativity Coaching, Unique Creative Visions


Heidi Riggio
Assistant Professor of Psychology, California State University, Los Angeles


Bob Sorensen
Professor Emeritus, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo


Warren Street
Professor of Psychology, Central Washington University


Debra Valencia-Laver
Professor of Psychology, Psychology & Child Development Department
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo


Phelan Wyrick
Senior Social Science Analyst, National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice

Terry Alexander
Data Management Computer Consultant, Parent Care

Victor Ashear
Clinical Psychologist

Elaine Barnett

Hector Barrera
Senior Manager Human Resources, Northrop Grumman Space Technology

Kenneth Beauchamp

Cathleen Brown

Raymond Coffin

Sherwood Cole

Lawrence Conn
Director of Operations, CalPX

Scott Crosse
Associate Director, Substance Abuse Research Group, Westat

Terri DeMent

Brenda Derby

Jim Derzon
Senior Research Specialist
Director, Knowledge Synthesis and Computer Simulation, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation

Richard Ede
Mathematics, Girls Track Coach, SIP Coordinator, Claremont High School

Deborah Finchamp

Michael Galbraith
Associate Professor at the University of Colorado
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychology, Loma Linda University

Elisa Grant-Vallone
Associate Professor of Psychology, California State University, San Marcos

Earle Hall
Human Resources Manager, Dr. Rath Education Services USA, BV

Rex Hamano
Assurance Division at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Michael Healy

George Helmholz

Patricia Hodges
Clinical Psychologist

Stephen Isaac
Director of Evaluation (retired)

Kerstin Latto
Business Owner, Alpine Sports

Gary Laver
Associate Professor, Psychology & Child Development, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Robert Lowman
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Kevin Malotte
Professor of Health Science and Director, Community Health and Social Epidemiology Programs, California State University, Long Beach

Susan Olson
Executive Director of Sebastopol Independent Charter School

Abe Recio
Vice President of Market Research, Warner Bros. Pictures

William Richardson

Marge Royal

Erich Rueschenberg
Forensic Psychologist

Christopher Sillesen
Chair of Psychology (Retired), Mt. San Antonio Community College

Emily Starr

Michael Stefanko
Director of Administration, Inner City Law Center

Hoben Thomas
Professor of Psychology, Penn State University

Katherine Thompson
Director, Programs and Strategy, Office for Financial Management Headquarters Department of the Army

Michael Van Ness

Phelan Wyrick


The following organizations supported DBOS research and academic programs.

Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency

American Psychological Foundation

Anonymous Foundation

Arizona Kidney Foundation

California Community Foundation

Claremont McKenna College

County of Riverside

County of San Bernardino

Donor Network of Arizona

Fetzer Institute

Haynes Foundation

International Positive Psychology Association

The James Irvine Foundation

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institute of Mental Health

National Science Foundation

Neurobehavioral Health Institute, Inc.

Nofsinger Strayer Consulting

Northrop Grumman Foundation

Pasadena City College

Pearson Education-Prentice Hall

Project SISTER Sexual Assault Crisis & Prevention Services

Prometheus Nemesis Book Company

Relational Systems, Inc.

The Rockefeller Foundation

Santa Monica College

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

Sony Pictures Entertainment

The Spencer Foundation

Time Warner, Inc.

University Child Development School

University of California, Los Angeles

US Department of Education

US Forest Service


Waterford School

Xerox Corporation

Any additional donors who would like to be listed on this site are invited to contact us at

Consider Supporting DBOS in 2015

The list of DBOS Donors for 2015 is growing but we still need more participation to keep pace with the number of gifts in recent years.  Please consider making a tax deductible donation to DBOS of any amount you can afford as soon as possible.  Please include a note with your gift if you are willing to be listed on our Donor Webpage, and specify that the gift is designated for DBOS.  (All checks should be made out to Claremont Graduate University.)  We would be happy to provide a link to your professional webpage on this site.

Please support the continued growth, visibility, and success of your alma mater!

Gifts can be sent to the attention of:

John LaVelle, Director of Operations & External Affairs
School of Social Science, Policy & Evaluation
Division of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences
Claremont Graduate University
123 E. 8th St.
Claremont, CA 91711

Also, visit the CGU alumni web site for the latest information about CGU-wide alumni programs and resources.