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Patricia L. Pike

Professor of Psychology
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
  • Ph.D., University of Hawaii
  • M.A., University of Hawaii
  • B.A., University of Hawaii
  • Licensed Psychologist, California
  • Doctoral Specialty Certificate, California School of Professional Psychology Los Angeles
  • Doctoral Specialty Certificate, California School of Professional Psychology Los Angeles

Patricia Pike is currently vice provost for academic administration and professor of psychology at Biola University. She is a licensed psychologist in California and a member of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Research in Child Development and was a lead delegate for over 10 years of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology. Pike received her bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree in psychology from the University of Hawaii and later went on to earn a doctoral specialty certificate in psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles. She previously taught at the University of Hawaii, Mountain View College in Dallas, Texas, and the University of Texas, Arlington. Pike has invested her time outside of the classroom at the Child Guidance Center in Santa Ana, California, and the Biola Counseling Center.

Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association - Division 7, 36 (Member)
  • Society of Research in Child Development (Member)
  • American Psychological Association (Member)
  • Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts (representative)

Publications

Articles

  • Kietzman, R.M., Pike, P.L., Jones, J.W., & Lingenfelter, J.E. (2008). “The lost MK: A qualitative study exploring the choice of some Adult Missionary Kids to leave their parents' faith.Missiology: An International Review, 36, 457-473.
  • Morris, J.D, Sorenson, R.L., Gooden, W. E., & Pike, P.L. (2004). “Thirty years of explicitly integrative scholarship: Comparing PhD and PsyD contributions.” Journal of Psychology and Theology, 32, 79-91
  • Tsai, D.C., & Pike, P.L. (2000). “Effects of acculturation on the MMPI-2 scores of Asian American students.” Journal of Personality Assessment, 74, 216-230
  • Hall, M.E.L., Duvall, N.S., Edwards, K.J., & Pike, P.L. (1999). “The relationship of Object Relations development to cultural adjustment in a missionary sample.” Journal of Psychology and Theology, 27, 139-153

Presentations

  • Mitchell, J., Ziegler, R., Dick, M., Pike, P., & Williams, J. (2007, May). “Early detection of cognitive impairment in older adults: A look at the Dementia Severity Rating Scale.” Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Geriatrics Society, Seattle, WA.
  • Mitchell, J., Ziegler, R., Dick, M., Pike, P., & Williams, J. (2007, February). “Using the Dementia Severity Rating Scale to identify groups of normal, MCI, and AD community-dwelling older adults.” Poster presented at the annual convention of the International Neuropsychological Society, Portland, OR.
  • Sorenson, R.L., Morris, J., Gooden, W., & Pike, P.L. (August 2003). “Thirty years of integrative scholarship: Comparing PhD and PsyD contributions.” Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Research Interests

  • Developmental topics
  • Cross-cultural issues