CalSouthern Faculty Mentors

CalSouthern’s faculty mentors are talented, highly credentialed educators who are also experienced practitioners in the subject areas in which they teach—and they use that practical experience to help learners apply the concepts they learn to current, real-world issues.

A common misconception about online learning is that it is impersonal, that learners are on their own. At CalSouthern, that could not be further from the truth. Faculty mentors get to know their students and provide one-on-one, personalized feedback on their assignments. They are also available by email, phone or Skype to answer their questions or provide any additional support or guidance they might need.

To learn more about CalSouthern’s faculty mentors, their professional and academic backgrounds and research areas of interest, please use the directory below.

  • Successful aging, social support, control beliefs, health disparities, chronic pain, exercise behavior, community-based interventions, online learning (including engagement, retention and dissertation completion), epigenetics, nutrigenomics, energy psychology.
  • Assessment, children and adolescents, family therapy, online learning, Hispanic students' educational experience
  • Leadership, bioethics, medico-legal studies, transplantation

  • Anxiety and sport performance, eating disorders in athletes, effects of infertility on couple relationships, coping with infertility

  • Opiate abuse prevention, online education, increasing compliance rates with pediatric vaccinations
  • Diversity, healthcare, higher education
  • Completion rates for doctoral students, prevention of sexual assault on college campuses and in the military
  • Patient safety, evidence-based practice, simulation in nursing education, student success
  • Preceptor programs for new graduate nurses, complementary and alternative health care, distance learning
  • Nutrition and mental health, mindfulness, meditation

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