Scientific Advisory Board
Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, PhD, Research Professor of Psychology, Clark University, http://jeffreyarnett.com
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Management, Claremont Graduate University
Gerd Gigerenzer, PhD, Director, Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, and Harding Center for Risk Literacy, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, http://www.harding-center.com
Sigrid S. Glenn, PhD, Regents Professor Emeritus, University of North Texas
Steven C. Hayes, PhD, Foundation Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno
Melbourne F. Hovell, PhD, MPH, Distinguished Professor of Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University; Director, Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health
Kennon A. Lattal, PhD, Centennial Professor of Psychology, University of West Virginia
Lewis P. Lipsitt, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, Medical Science and Human Development, Brown University
Elizabeth Loftus, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine
Philip G. Zimbardo, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Stanford University, http://zimbardo.com
Institutional Review Board
Daniel Moriarty, PhD, IRB Chair; Professor of Psychology, University of San Diego
Steven Cesare, PhD; Industrial Psychologist, The Harvest Group
Kenneth D. Keith, PhD; Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of San Diego
Annette Kujawski Taylor, PhD; Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of San Diego
Jennifer Zwolinski, PhD; Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of San Diego
Distinguished Research Fellow
Mark A. Runco, PhD, Torrance Professor of Creative Studies, University of Georgia; Founder and Editor, Creativity Research Journal; co-editor, Encyclopedia of Creativity.
Teresa Buccheri, PhD
Harris L. Friedman, PhD
Gerald S. Graham, PsyD, MBA
Victor N. Karandashev, PhD
Sébastien Montel, PhD
Laura E. Pasquale, PhD
Barry H. Schneider, PhD
N. Bruce Walton, PhD, MBA
Brooke Wilken, PhD
Ping Zheng, MD, PhD
Jeana Arter-Passy, MA
Victoria S. Brown, MA
Josh Klein, MPS
Cathryn L. Leff, LMFT
Ronald E. Robertson, BS
Samantha J. Shepherd, BS
Senior Technology Advisor
Rick Lazansky has been involved in the creation of multiple high-tech startup ventures in Silicon Valley, including Denali Software. He is currently active in managing two high-tech incubator firms in the San Francisco Bay area; he is the founder and a board member at Silicon Catalyst, as well as president of Sand Hill Angels.
Editor, AIBRT White Paper Series
Laura E. Pasquale, PhD
Brian Meredith, Acting Managing Director. Meredith came to AIBRT after a much-honored advertising agency career spanning three continents. He is a former Vice President of Benton & Bowles, New York; a founding member and Director of the International Creative Team at McCann-Erickson, New York; and was Executive Vice President of the Philadelphia office of Earle Palmer Brown. He has held key positions at J. Walter Thompson and McCann-Erickson in Sydney, Australia, and at both L.P.E. and Garland-Compton in his home town of London, England.
Aurora Dolorfino, Director, Moral Standards Project. Aurora is a student at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego and an intern at AIBRT. She has been instrumental in bringing moral leaders throughout the world to participate in AIBRT's ongoing Moral Standards Project.
Zach Perez, Technology Director. Zach is a software and computer engineer with a background in embedded design, cryptographic software, web sites and general IT support. He started his own computer contracting business out of high school and restructured it after the Marine Corps to focus more on software endeavors. He also continues to be an active member in various software communities and tutors kids on software and electrical engineering.
Dmitry Eremin, PhD, Development Officer. Eremin is a specialist in grant writing and fundraising with 16 years of experience in obtaining federal, state, local, foundation, corporate and EU grants. He has worked with the World Bank, the European Commission, and nonprofit and non-governmental organizations in the U.S. and 28 other countries. He has taken a leadership role to make AIBRT a fundraising success story, and his motto is "leave no stone unturned."
Robert Epstein, PhD, Senior Research Psychologist. Epstein is a research scientist and media professional, as well as the author of 15 books and more than 250 articles on psychology-related topics, including empirical studies in Science, Nature, Psychological Science, and The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. A PhD of Harvard University under B. F. Skinner, Dr. Epstein is the former editor-in-chief of Psychology Today, a contributing editor for Scientific American Mind, and the founder and Director Emeritus of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies. He has also hosted several national radio programs, most recently "Psyched!" on Sirius/XM between 2005 and 2008. Follow him on Twitter by clicking here: @DrREpstein.
Misti Vaughn. Administrative Assistant.
Recent and current interns: Jessica Aceret, University of California San Diego; Vatche Bahudian, University of California San Diego; Sebastian Barajas, St. John's College; Rebecca Carter, Grinnell University; Yijing Chen, Rice University; Philip Cheung, University of California Irvine; Miki Ding, University of California Berkeley; Matea Djokic, University of California San Diego; Aurora Dolorfino, Point Loma Nazarene University; Nicole Edmonds, University of California San Diego; Justin Huynh, University of California San Diego; Timothy Hwang, University of California San Diego; Seojin Hyun, University of California San Diego; Arriell Jackson, Point Loma Nazarene University; Jane Kim, Loyola Marymount University; Gina Kirkish, University of California San Diego; Megan Lao, University of California San Diego; Christopher Le, University of California Irvine; Lee R. Lee, University of California San Diego; Lauren N. Lewark, University of California San Diego; Mhairi London, University of California San Diego; Megan McNamara, University of San Diego; Paul McKinney, University of California San Diego; Jonathan Mejia, University of California San Diego; Roger Mohr, University of California San Diego; Christine Mourani, Columbia University; Priyanka Nanayakkara, University of California Los Angeles; Patricia Natalie, University of California Los Angeles; Emily Olson, Wellesley College; Mayuri Pandit, Loma Linda University; Adam Peng, University of California San Diego; Victoria Phan, University of California San Diego; Camille Reid, University of the South Pacific; Marie Sckocheva, University of California San Diego; Rachel Smith, Chapman University; Chelsea Song, University of California Berkeley; Dayna Stout, University of California Berkeley; Felix Tran, University of California San Diego; Rachel Uda, University of California San Diego; Tyler Vasconcellos, University of California San Diego; Wi Wu, University of California San Diego
Recent and current research assistants: Prateek Bonsal; Katherine Huynh, University of California San Diego; Santiago Palacios, University of California San Diego; Vishaarad Sharan