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Laurie Dodge

Vice Provost; Vice Chancellor
Brandman University

Dr. Laurie Dodge is the Vice Chancellor of Institutional Assessment and Planning and Vice Provost at Brandman University.  She oversees program outcomes assessment, program review, curriculum processes, and the academic catalog.

Dr. Dodge serves as Brandman University’s WASC Accreditation Liaison Officer and is a member of the WASC Substantive Change Committee.  She was appointed for a three-year term to the WASC Interim Review Committee from 2010-2013 and was a member of the WASC Changing Ecology of Higher Education Task Force 2011-2013. Dr. Dodge is a graduate of the inaugural WASC Assessment Leadership Academy and is a key presenter for the Academy and for WASC Workshops on Assessment, Lumina Degree Qualifications Profile, and Competency-Based Education.

Dr. Dodge was previously a professor in psychology teaching research, statistics, the senior capstone, and pediatric neuropsychology at Brandman.  Over the last 20 years at the university, she has also served as Interim Co-Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, Interim Dean of Arts and Science, and Department Chair of Psychology.

Dr. Dodge holds a Ph.D. in School Psychology with cognates in Research and Human Development from Ball State University.  Prior to her position in higher education, she was a school psychologist in West Virginia and Indiana specializing in the areas of traumatic brain injury and autism. She was a nationally certified school psychologist, licensed educational psychologist, and led the Santa Barbara Head Trauma Team for K-12 schools.