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Nolan Penn, PhD
Adjunct Faculty - School of Psychology
La Jolla, CA
PhD, Clinical/Experimental Psychology
University of Denver, 1958
Areas of Instruction
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Honors and Awards
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Full Curriculum Vitae
Areas of Instruction:
Research Methods and Philosophy of Science
Personality Research Studies in Multicultural Populations Using Psychometric Instruments (e.g., MMPI-2, MMPI-A, Psy5Factors, Rorschach, BDI, GAMA for Spanish Speaking Populations, MCM III, MACI, MAPI)
Scholarly & Professional Interests:
Acculturation and Personality Research Studies on Multicultural Populations Using Psychometric Instruments
Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
Clinical Psychology Consultation
Clinical-Forensic Psychology Consultation
American Academy of Experts in Trauma (Fellow)
American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (Fellow)
American Forensics Society (Fellow)
American Group Psychotherapy Association (Fellow)
American Orthopsychiatry Association (Fellow)
American Psychotherapy Association (Fellow)
American Psychological Association, (F1, 3, 12, 27, 45, 49, 52)
American Psychological Society (Fellow)
American Public Health Association
Association of Academic Minority Physicians (AAMP)
Association of Black Psychologists
California Psychological Association
Gerontological Society of America
InterAmerican Society of Psychologists
International Congress of Social Psychology (Fellow)
International Council of Psychologists
International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Blacks (ISHIB)
Society for Personality and Assessment (Fellow)
Western Psychological Association (Fellow)
Honors and Awards:
2002: Helen Margulies Mehr, Ph.D. Award, Division of Public Interest, California Psychological Association 1998: Diplomate, Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
1997: Diplomate, Academy of Psychotherapists
1996: Diplomate, American College of Forensic Examiners
1982: Fellow, American Psychological Association
1965: Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology, American Psychological Association (ABPP)
Fellow: American Academy of Experts in Trauma, American Association for the Advancement of Sciences, American Forensics Society, American Group Psychotherapy Association, American Orthopsychiatry Association, American Psychological Society, American Psychotherapy Association, International Congress of Social Psychology, Society for Personality and Assessment, Western Psychological Association
Saba, L., Boscan, D. C., Penn, N. E. (in press). The MMPI-2/A in Venezuela: Preliminary findings. In R. J. Velasquez & M. Garrido (Eds.). Mahway, NJ: Lawrence J. Erlbaum.
Boscan, D. C., Penn, N. E., Velasquez, R. J., Savino, A. V., Maness, P., Guzman, M., & Reimann, J. (2002). MMPI-2 performance of Mexican male university students and prison inmates.
Journal of Clinical Psychology
, 58(4), 465-470.
Boscan, D. C., Penn, N. E., Velasquez, R. J., Reimann, J., Gomez, N., Guzman, M., Berry, E. M., & Infants, L. D. (2000). MMPI-2 profiles of Colombian, Mexican, and Venezuelan university students.
Psychological Reports, 87,
Nesbitt, M. N., & Penn, N. E. (2000). Gender stereotypes after thirty years: A replication of Rosenkrantz et al. (1960),
Psychological Reports, 87,
Penn, N. E., Kramer, J., Skinner, R. J., Velasquez, R. J., Yee, B. W. K., Arrellano, L.M., & Williams, J. P. (2000). Health practices and health care systems among cultural groups. In R. M. Eisler & M. Hersen (Eds.),
Handbook of gender, culture, and health
(pp. 105-137). Mahway, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Penn, N. E. (2004, February).
Aging and diversity: Group therapy with African American senior citizens
. AGPA National Meeting, New York, NY.
Penn, N. E., Jella, S. H., Boscan, D., Maness, P. J., & Valesquez, R. J. (2001, September).
MMPI-2 profiles of Mexican-born DUI offenders and nonoffenders
. Poster session presented at annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
Computer Scoring of the Spanish Language GAMA Data Answer Sheets
. (Agreement between Nolan Penn and NCS-Pearson Associates, Minneapolis, MN to share data), $5,000-$8,000 approximate in-kind worth.
Doctoral Faculty, School of Psychology, Fielding Graduate University.
Other Professional Activities:
1999-present: Director, Cross-Cultural Personality Research Studies Team (CCPRST), School of Psychology, Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA.
1997-present: Professor of Psychiatry, Emeritus, University of California, San Diego, School of medicine, La Jolla, CA.
1994-present: American Group Psychotherapy Association, National Registry of Certified Group Psychotherapists.
1970-present: Examiner, American Board of Professional Psychology, American Psychological Association.
2002-2005: Ethics Committee, California Psychological Association.
2000-2004: Senior Forensic Psychologist (part time), San Diego County Mental health Services, San Diego, CA.
1955-1954: Internship, Metropolitan State Hospital, Norwalk, CA.
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