California School of Professional Psychology
Alliant International University Sacramento
2030 West El Camino Ave. Suite 200
Sacramento CA 95833
Courses, Research Interests, Publications
Advance Research - Leadership, group dynamics, cultural diversity, Coaching and Self-Development, Cultural Diversity in Organizations, Cultural Diversity Training, Group Dynamics in Organizations, Personality Theories, Research Proposal Design, Social Basis of Behavior, Socio-cultural Diversity - African American Psychology, Socio-cultural Diversity - Intercultural Awareness Development, Systems Approaches to Intervention (Family Therapy)
Organization development (OD) work in public schools, centrality of groups to education, cultural diversity, experiential learning, and group relations conferences
Mack, C. and Cooper, L. (2012). Notes on consulting to racism: Linking individual, group and organisational contexts. Organisational & Social Dynamics, 12(1), 1-18.
Mack, C. (2009). SAGES: Shaping leadership to manage diversity. The Psychologist, Spring, 14-15.
Mack, C. (2006). Surfacing the ecology of public school organizations: The centrality of groups and their dependency container, in L. D. Bruner, A. Nutkevitch, and M. Sher (eds.) Group Relations Conferences: Reviewing and Exploring Theory, Design, Role-Taking and Application. London: Karnac Books.
Mack, C. (2005). Things happen: Managing crisis in the living history of the Tavistock perspective (Resonances of 9/11). Organizational & Social Dynamics, 5(2), 183-198.
Mack, C. (March, 2001). The intersection of family life and technology. National Council on Family Relations Report, 46(1), 4-5.
Mack, C. (1995). Leadership and improving student performance in a public school district: There's going to be bedlam, if we get'em. In Leigh S. Estabrook (Ed.) Leadership as Legacy: Transformation at the turn of the millennium (pp. 121-135).
Presentation, March 9, 2006 - Race, Achievement and Social Justice. Video conference, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Mack, C. (2006). Surfacing the ecology of public school organizations: The centrality of groups and their dependency container, in L. D. Brunner, A. Nutkevitch, and M. Sher (eds.) Group Relations Conferences: Reviewing and Exploring Theory, Design, Role-Taking and Application. London: Karnac Books
Academic History and Background
PhD, Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, 1975
BA, University of California, Berkeley
MA, University of California, Berkeley
Certificate for Training, Cognitive Coaching, Institute for Intelligent Behavior.
American Educational Research Association
Association of California School Administrators
Black Child Development Institute
California Association of Compensatory Education
National Association for the Education of Young Children
California Reading Association
National Alliance of Black School Educators
National Association for Interdisciplinary Ethnic Studies
A. K. Rice Institute
GREX, Western Regional Center of the A. K. Rice Institute
National Black Child Development Institute
Professional Practice and Community Service
Individual and Organizational Links: A Tavistock Group Relations Conference, Alliant International University, 2003
Teams at Work: A Tavistock Group Relations Conference, Alliant International University, 2001
Authority and Leadership: A Tavistock Group Relations Conference, California School of Professional Psychology, 1998
Executive and Group Relations Director Training, Advance Small Group
Principal Consultant, ABUYA WORKS
Advisory Board, Fruge Psychological Associates, Inc.
Sacramento OD Network, Sacramento, California
Member, BECA, Blacks for Effective Community Action.
Chair, Human Relations Commission, City of Davis
President, Board of Directors, Youth in Focus