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.


Brandon Eggleston, PhD

Faculty Mentor, School of Behavioral Sciences

Areas of Interest and Expertise
Yoga; wellness; mindfulness; consciousness; attitude


Dr. Eggleston earned his PhD in 2009 in Health Behavior from Indiana University’s School of Public Health with a minor in biostatistics. His dissertation explored the psychosocial determinants of attending yoga classes and he has published several articles on the subject.

Dr. Eggleston has collaborated with scholars in nursing, education, psychology, gerontology, diagnostic imaging, occupational therapy, exercise science and oncology as a statistical/research consultant. He has taught previously at National University, Indiana University-Bloomington, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and the University of Southern Indiana. He has also been a visiting faculty at two universities in Osnabrueck, Germany.

Dr. Eggleston has served as journal reviewer for the International Journal of Health, Wellness, and Society, BioMed Central, Health Psychology, International Journal of Yoga Therapy and the European Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine.

He avidly works out at the gym and is a yoga practitioner and meditator. He enjoys reading books on positive psychology and well-being, as well as stories of personal triumph. He is a lover of movies, television comedies, travel and live music (especially that of the indie rock band Wilco).

Educational Background
Bachelor of Arts (BA) — Taylor University
Master of Public Health (MPH) — Indiana University, Indianapolis
Doctor of Philopsophy (PhD) — Indiana University, Bloomington


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