Dedicated Faculty Mentors

School of Behavioral Sciences Faculty

The faculty mentors in CalSouthern’s School of Behavioral Sciences are skilled and experienced clinicians 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 clinical practice today.

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


Mark Lawler, MS

Faculty Mentor, General Education

Areas of Interest and Expertise
Quaternary paleontology, late Pleistocene extinctions, the evolution, morphology and allometry of bovids
Mark Lawler completed his masters in Quaternary Sciences at Northern Arizona University. He has done a wide range of field work on the topic throughout the American West. Lawler has taught at the collegiate level for almost 15 years, predominantly in the natural sciences. Additionally, he is the co-author of a book on online teaching practices, intended to guide experienced educators looking to transition from the classroom to the online environment. He is an avid hiker and outdoorsman, and spends much of his time in the Adirondack Mountains of New York.
Educational Background

MS, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona; BA Anthropology, State University College, Oneonta, NY

Courses Taught
  • NS 1103 - Introduction to Geology
  • NS 1107 - Environmental Science
  • NS 1203 - Physical Geography
  • NS 1205 - Introduction to Oceanography


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