Personal Information

California School of Professional Psychology

Clinical Psychology

San Diego Campus

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Alliant International University San Diego
10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego CA 92131

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

Abnormal Psychology Culture and Mental Health Cultural Psychology Family Skills Introduction to Psychology Psychopathology Research Methods Statistical Methods Culture and Behavior

Community Psychology, Cultural Competency, Cultural Context of Psychopathology, Family Dynamics, Health Disparities, Health Risk Behaviors, Intervention/Prevention Research

Braje S.E., & Hall, G.C.N. Violence, Aggression, Social Class and Mental Health. (2013) In W. Liu (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Social Class. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Braje, S.E., Murakami-Brundage, J., Hall, G.C.N., Wang, V.O., & Ge, X. (2012). Antisocial behavior and externalizing disorders among Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islander Populations. In E. Chang (Ed.) Handbook of Adult Psychopathology in Asians: Diagnosis, etiology, and treatment. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Fujii, D., Yee, B., Eap, S., Kuoch, T., & Scully, M. (2010). Neuropsychology of Cambodian-Americans. In D. Fujii (Ed.) Asian Neuropsychology . New York: Psychology Press.

Eap, S., Grimes, R., Ng, J., & Hall, G.C.N. (2010). Socio-cultural issues in assessment and diagnosis. In J. Maddux, & J. Tangney (Eds.) Social Psychological Foundations of Clinical Psychology. New York: Guilford Press.

Liu, C.H., Murakami, J., Eap, S., & Hall, G. C. N. (2008). Who are Asian Americans? An overview of history, immigration, and communities. In. N. Tewari, & A. Alvarez (Eds.), Asian American psychology: Current perspectives. New York: Erlbaum.

Eap, S., DeGarmo, D., Kawakami, A., Hara, S.H., Hall, G.C.N., & Teten, A. (2008). Culture and personality among European and Asian American men. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 39, 630-643.

DeGarmo, D., Patras, J., & Eap, S. (2007). Parenting support as a buffer to effects of stressors on divorced fathers' parenting. Family Relations: Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Relations, 57, 35-48.

Eap, S., & Hall, G.N. Relevance of RCTs to diverse groups. (2007). In A. Nezu & C.M. Nezu (Eds.), Evidence-based outcome research: A practical guide to conducting randomized controlled trials for psychosocial interventions. New York: Oxford University Press

Hall, G.C.N. & Eap, S. (2007). Empirically-supported therapies for Asian Americans. In F Leong, A. Inman, A. Ebreo, L. Yang, L. Kinoshita, & M. Fu (Eds.) Handbook of Asian American psychology (2nd Edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Hall, G.C.N., DeGarmo, D.S., Eap, S., Sue, S., & Teten, A. (2006). Initiation, desistance, and persistence of men's sexual aggression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74, 732-742.

Guardado-Soto, R., Braje, S.E., Stolberg, R., Tobias, M., *Thompson, C., & *Benavidez, J. (2013). Assessing Cultural Differences with the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2: A comparison of Latino and Caucasian adult samples. 75th Annual Society for Personality. Assessment meeting. San Diego, CA.

Namazi, S., Alexander, K., Braje, S.E., & Kawahara, D. (2013). An Appropriate Ethnic-Racial Socialization Measure for Children. 121st Annual American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Honolulu, HI

Kawahara, D., Braje, S.E., *Estrellada, J., & *Wang, T. (2012). Mentoring female Asian and Pacific Islander students. 37th Annual Association for Women in Psychology Conference, Palm Springs, CA.

Dean, J. & Braje, S.E. (2011). The kitchen is everywhere. Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Eap, S., Sanchez, L, Hawkins, A, McDonald, A., Danielson, C.K., Rheingold, A., Silcott, L. , & de Arellano, M. (2009). Culture and trauma as predictors of risky sexual behavior among Hispanic youth. ABCT conference, Orlando, FL. Hispanic SIG Poster Conference.

Macdonald, A., Hawkins, A., Eap, S., Danielson, C., Silcott, L., Rheingold, A., & de Arellano, Michael. Rates of exposure to potentially traumatic events during immigration to the US in a sample of Hispanic youths. (2009). ABCT conference, Orlando, FL. Hispanic SIG Poster Conference.

Sanchez, L., Eap, S., McDonald, A., Hawkins, A, Rheingold, A., Danielson, C.K., Silcott, L. , & de Arellano, M. (2009). Examining the intergenerational effects of traumatic experiences among Hispanic families. ABCT conference, Orlando, FL. Hispanic SIG Poster Conference.

Foney, D. M., Foynes, M., Eap, S., Eddy, J. M., & Hall, G. (2007). Testing the efficacy of a family skills curriculum delivered to incarcerated female sex offenders. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Eap, S., & DeGarmo, D. Research. The Effects of Gender Traditionalism and Child Gender on Parenting Behaviors of Divorced Fathers. Conference, San Antonio, TX. Poster Presentation at 14th Annual Meeting of Society for Prevention Research, San Antonio, TX, May, 2006.

Eap, S., Kawakami, A., Hara, S.H., Hall, G.C.N., DeGarmo, D., and Teten, A. Cultural influences on personality. Paper Presentation at the 85th Annual Western Psychological Association Convention, Portland, OR, 2005.

Research Assistant, National Research Center for Asian American Mental Health; University of California, Davis; 1/01-5/01. Advisor: Karen Kurasaki, Ph.D.

Summer Research Intern, University of Oregon; Summer Research Training in Clinical Psychology for Ethnic Minority Students; 7/02-8/02. Advisors: Gordon C. N. Hall, Ph.D., Kirby Deater-Deckard, Ph.D.

Research Assistant, National Research Center for Asian American Mental Health; University of California, Davis; 3/02-5/03. Supervisor: Nolan Zane, Ph.D.

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR; 9/04-6/05. Advisor: Gordon C. N. Hall, Ph.D.

Research Assistant, Parenting Project; Eugene, OR 2006. Supervisor: Mark Eddy, Ph.D. & Gordon C. N. Hall, Ph.D

Pre-doctoral Research Assistant, Oregon Social Learning Center; Eugene, OR; 8/05-present. Supervisor: David DeGarmo, Ph.D.

Pre-doctoral Research Assistant, Oregon Social Learning Center; Eugene, OR; 8/05-present. Supervisor: David DeGarmo, Ph.D.

Research Assistant, Parenting Project; Eugene, OR 2006. Supervisor: Mark Eddy, Ph.D. & Gordon C. N. Hall, Ph.D

Research Assistant, National Research Center for Asian American Mental Health; University of California, Davis; 1/01-5/01. Advisor: Karen Kurasaki, Ph.D

Summer Research Intern, University of Oregon; Summer Research Training in Clinical Psychology for Ethnic Minority Students; 7/02-8/02. Advisors: Gordon C. N. Hall, Ph.D., Kirby Deater-Deckard, Ph.D.

Research Assistant, National Research Center for Asian American Mental Health; University of California, Davis; 3/02-5/03. Supervisor: Nolan Zane, Ph.D.

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR; 9/04-6/05. Advisor: Gordon C. N. Hall, Ph.D.

Academic History and Background

Clinical Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, December 2008 Dissertation: Predictors of Risky Sexual Behavior: Examining the Role of Sexual Trauma and Depression Trajectories (Advisor: Gordon C. N. Hall, Ph.D.)-2008

Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene March 2005 Masters Thesis: Culture and Personality Among European American and Asian American Men (Advisor: Gordon C. N. Hall, Ph.D.)-2005

Psychology, University of California, Davis, 1999-2003. Minor: Human Development & Education-2003

National Institute of Mental Health Minority Supplement Fellow, 2004-2005, Principal Investigator: David DeGarmo, Ph.D.

Recipient of Provost Faculty Seed Money ($4000), Alliant International University, 2012

University of Michigan National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) Exemplary Scholar Citation, 2009

Professional Practice and Community Service

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, and Practice

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Learning and Individual Differences