Daphne Halkias, PhD

Core Faculty, Dissertation Chair, The Graduate School


Areas of Expertise:

• Clinical Psychology
• Social Entrepreneurship
• Poverty Alleviation
• International Development
• Business / Industrial Psychology
• Organizational Management and Behavior
• Developing Social Policy and Corporate Social Responsibility
• Entrepreneurship and Sustainability for Poverty Alleviation
• Social Entrepreneurship
• Cross-cultural Relationships
• Women’s / Gender Issues
• Immigrant Entrepreneurship
• Women’s Migration Issues
• International Management Issues


• Ph.D., Alliant International University
• M.A., Alliant International University
• B.A., Alliant International University

Exploring vantage points on Schizophrenia: consistency of behavioral cues and clinical usage of a psychodiagnostic label among California psychologists

Selected Publications:
• Editor, International Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation
• Editorial board, Journal of African Business and Economic Research
• Entrepreneurship and Sustainability: Business Solutions in Poverty Alleviation from Around the World (Gower Publishers, 2012)
• International Management: Theory, Concepts and Practice (Ashgate Publishing, 2012)
• Governance in Immigrant Family Businesses: Enterprise, Ethnicity and Family Dynamics (Gower Publishers, 2012)
• Father-Daughter Succession in Family Businesses: a Cross-Cultural Perspective (Gower Publishers, 2011)
• E-negotiation: Social Networking and Cross-Cultural Business Transactions (Gower Publishers, 2011)

Selected Professional Experience:
• External Grant Reviewer, The National Science Foundation
• Research Affiliate, Cornell University, The Institute for Social Sciences
• Senior Research Fellow, University of Bergamo (Italy), The Center for Youth & Family Enterprise
• Senior Research Fellow, The University of Cambridge (UK)
• Visiting Scholar, The University of Oxford (UK), The Centre for Migration Policy and Society
• Department Chair, University of LaVerne (Calif.)