Associate Professor of Psychology
Editor, Journal of Psychology and Theology
David Wang teaches coursework on trauma therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, integration, multicultural issues in clinical psychology and structural equation modeling. His areas of research interest include trauma and traumatic stress, spiritual formation and character/virtue development, mindfulness/self-compassion, spiritual theology (with special interest in the English Puritans) and various topics related to multicultural psychology and social justice. He is also a licensed psychologist who maintains a small clinical practice in Fullerton, CA (drdavidcwang.com). He is pastor of spiritual formation at One Life City Church and serves on the board of directors for Joya Scholars, a non-profit organization that seeks to inspire and prepare students from families of at-risk communities in Fullerton to succeed through higher education. He also consults in the area of trauma-informed care with the Aftercare Program of the International Justice Mission — an international non-profit organization devoted to ending the global slave trade. Dave and his wife Vivian live with their two daughters in Fullerton.