Dedicated Faculty Mentors

School of Business Faculty

The faculty mentors in CalSouthern’s School of Business are experienced business professionals as well as dedicated, responsive and highly credentialed educators.

They will be there for you—via phone, email or Skype—to answer any questions you may have and to help you master the course material. And, equally important, they will help you take the concepts you learn and apply them to resolve challenges commonly faced in today’s increasingly complex and globalized business world, using the latest best practices.

CalSouthern’s faculty mentors are positive, encouraging and supportive—and entirely dedicated to your academic and professional success.


Mark Yokoyama, MA

Faculty Mentor, Business

Areas of Interest and Expertise
Criminal justice, emergency management, leadership, organizational development

Mark Yokoyama was born and raised in the City of Los Angeles. He began his law enforcement career in 1987 and has worked for the California Police Departments of La Palma, Newark, Cypress and Alhambra. During his career he has worked various assignments and ranks, including Chief of Police of the Cypress Police Department and currently is the Chief of Police for the Alhambra Police Department.

Mark has been in the field of education since 1991 and has been an adjunct faculty member for Ohlone College, Fullerton College and Golden West College. In addition he has spoken before hundreds of groups and organizations on various law enforcement related topics.

Mark is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Senior Management Institute for Police at Boston University, LAPD Leadership Program, and California P.O.S.T. Command College.

Educational Background

MA Leadership, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; MA Behavioral Science, California State University, Dominguez Hills; BA Public Administration, University of LaVerne, California; AA Golden West College, California.

Courses Taught
  • LGL 2101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • LGL 2128 - Cultural Diversity in Criminal Justice
  • LGL 2210 - Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • LGL 2228 - Homeland Security
  • LGL 2415 - Criminal Law
  • LGL 2518 - Introduction to Terrorism
  • LGL 2521 - Victims and the Criminal Justice System
  • LGL 2525 - Administrative Office Procedures in Criminal Justice
  • LGL 2531 - Law Enforcement and the Community


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