Steven J. Gold, Ph.D.

Steven J. Gold, Ph.D.Program Chair, Bachelor's Completion

The Board of Trustees of Sofia University is the corporate body established by the charter with complete responsibility for the government and welfare of the University and all the interests pertaining thereto including students, faculty, staff, and alumni.



  • Ph.D. Philosophy – University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
  • M.A. Philosophy (with Specialty in Law) – University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
  • B.A. Political Science & History – University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)



  • Gold, S. J. (2017). Birth of the pain clinic: Governmentality, identity and chronic pain. In E. Pezet & A. McKinlay (Eds.), Foucault, governmentality and management: Rethinking the management of populations, individuals and organizations (pp. 135-156). Routledge.
  • Balicki, R., & Gold, S. (2015). Jeet Kune Do: The principles of a complete fighter (2nd ed.). H&L Press.
  • Zacher, H., McKenna, B., Rooney, D., & Gold, S. (2015). Wisdom in the military context. Military Psychology, 27(3), 142-154. https://doi.org/10.1037/mil0000070


Research & Teaching Interests: Specializes in philosophy and organizational studies, disability theory, information technology, and ethics, law, and public policy.

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