Bachelor’s Degree Completion: Faculty

Our Program Chair

Steven J. Gold, Ph.D.

Education:

  • 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)

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

Publications:

  • 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

 

 

Bachelor's Degree Completion: Faculty

Dorote Lucc - Undergrad faculty

Dorote Weyers-Lucci, Ph.D.

Faculty

Education

• Ph.D. – Sofia University
• MIM/MBA – Thunderbird University
• B.A. History – Providence College
• B.A. Modern Languages – Providence College

Licensures & Certifications

• CMCH – Master Clinical Hypnotherapy
• Complementary and Alternative (CAM) health practitioner
• Focusing – Focusing Institute
• Mindfulness – MBSR
• Compassion – CCARE Stanford
• Interpersonal Neurobiology – IPNB
• Geomancy – Hagia Chora, Germany
• Earth Sciences – Shamanic Studies

Research & Training

Integrative Psychology, Transpersonal and Contemplative research and education, Existential anxieties, Phenomenology, Oncological Psychology, Transcultural and cross-cultural research and facilitation, immersive transformative experiences both digital and non-digital, Media Psychology. Research and development of innovative communication methodologies for the improvement of wellbeing and quality of life. Mixed methods, organic research methodology, mysticism, esotericism, depth psychology.

Publications

• (Weyers) Lucci, D. (2020). Virtual Reality as a Tool for Mental Health and Conscious Living and Death: Immersive Contemplative Approaches to Existential Anxieties: In McCallum K., Morie J.F, Handbook of Research on the Global Impacts and Roles of Immersive Media. IGI Publishing. (pp. 430-452)

• Transformative Technology, Meditation, and Quality of Life. September 9th. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/transformative-technology-meditation-and-quality-of_b_5a0536bfe4b0f1dc729a6a00
Lucci D. (2017). Solutions in Virtual Reality for Dementia and Alzheimer’s. September 1st. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/solutions-in-virtual-reality-for-dementia-and-alzheimers_b_59a9c841e4b0d0c16bb524f5

Scott Underwood, M.A.

Faculty

Education

M.F.A. Creative Writing – Chapman University
M.A. English – Chapman University
B.A. English (Concentration in Creative Writing) – California State University, Long Beach

Licensures & Certifications

Certified Yoga School Director

Research & Training

200 Hour ERYT Yoga

Publications

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