Faculty Directory


Saybrook University faculty are renowned academics and accomplished practitioners dedicated to advancing human potential to create a humane and sustainable world. Their work crosses boundaries and changes lives.

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Cliff Smyth
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Nancy Southern, EdD
Degree Chair

Since 1989, Dr. Southern has worked in the field of organizational development, consulting to public, corporate, and non-profit organizations and executive teams and teaching academic courses to mid-career managers. Dr...View faculty profile
Drake Spaeth
Suzy Spradlin

Suzy Spradlin, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and Jungian Analyst member at the C. G. Institute of San Francisco. Her background was in developmental and clinical psychology before becoming and Jungian...View faculty profile
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Richard Sprott, Ph.D.

Richard Sprott received his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from UC Berkeley in 1994. As a researcher he has focused on the interconnections of social development and language acquisition, sociolinguistics, and the...View faculty profile
David St. John

David St. John, Ph.D., practices psychology as both an art and science, using an experience-focused, diversity-inclusive approach. He received his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Detroit-...View faculty profile
D. Scott Stanley
Patrick Steffen
Barbara Strouzas
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Kathie Swift, MS, RD

Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RD, is a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist who earned
her M.S.in Nutrition from Arizona State University. She is the Curriculum Designer for Food
as Medicine, a...View faculty profile
Simon Tan
Yongming Tang

Dr. Tang is an internationally known expert, mentor, coach, trainer and OD consultant in a global context. He is the creator of Synergic Inquiry methodology and Synergic Coaching which has been applied to different...View faculty profile
Lori Taylor
Jill Thomas
Kristopher Thomas
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Ethel Tobach, PhD
Distinguished Consulting Faculty

Ethel Tobach received her Ph.D. Physiological and Comparative Psychology from New York University. Dr. Tobach's research looks at the relationship between evolutionary and developmental processes in behavior; the...View faculty profile
Laura Tolosi
Catherine Tompkins