Dr. Cynthia Teeple:
Dean, School of Behavioral Science
Professor of Behavioral Science
B.A. California State University, Los Angeles
M.A. California School of Professional Psychology
Ph.D. California School of Professional Psychology
Dr. Teeple brings a variety of professional experiences to her position as Dean of the School of Behavioral Science. She has been active in a variety of roles that range from treating severely ill psychiatric patients to serving upper level managers in industrial and organizational settings.
Areas of special interest include the utilization of clinical methods and systems dynamics in the understanding of large organizations. Such methods are incorporated into the infrastructure of business as a means to ensure organizational health and vitality. The focus is on helping organizations improve teamwork and develop more effective interaction among individual performers. Dr. Teeple helps prepare organizations to face the demands and challenges that lead to ongoing success in business.
Additional areas of special interest include the blending of social and clinical psychology. Dr. Teeple has researched social expressions of violence and its relationship to individual’s self-esteem and group identification. Finally, she has developed and taught a variety of courses in psychology at a number of other universities.
Areas of Specialization
- Clinical Psychology
- Drug and Alcohol Studies
- Developmental Psychology
- Psychology of Women