Professor of Psychology
Todd W. Hall, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and Professor of Psychology at Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University. He is the founder and former director of the Institute for Research on Psychology and Spirituality at Rosemead. He also serves as a Faculty Affiliate in the Harvard Human Flourishing Program within the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University.
Dr. Hall’s writing and research focus on relational approaches to spiritual development, leadership/organizational development and flourishing. He has won awards for his research from the American Psychological Association and the Christian Association for Psychological Studies. Dr. Hall has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals such as Psychology of Religion and Spirituality; Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion; International Journal for the Psychology of Religion; Spirituality in Clinical Practice; Journal of Positive Psychology, and the Journal of Psychology and Theology.
Over the past two decades Dr. Hall has worked to develop a broad theory of Relational Spirituality, the subject of his 2021 book with IVP Academic: Relational Spirituality: A Psychological-Theological Paradigm for Transformation. As part of this research program, Dr. Hall has developed several widely used measures of relational spirituality (Spiritual Assessment Inventory, Spiritual Transformation Inventory, SpiritPulse) and published/presented empirical research on topics such as attachment to God, attachment and psychological well-being and longitudinal trends of college student spirituality. He recently developed a model and measure of relational virtues in leadership and led a study on the role of relational connection in leadership and organizational culture. He is currently involved in a national study of employee flourishing with the Harvard Human Flourishing Program.
Dr. Hall co-developed The Motivation Code assessment (MCODE), and co-authored the book: The Motivation Code: Discover the Hidden Forces That Drive Your Best Work, published with Portfolio/Penguin. He leads research efforts on the assessment with client organizations.
Dr. Hall’s current research focuses on emerging adult spirituality, the measurement of well-being, attachment-based leadership, and employee motivation.
Dr. Hall is a partner at Flourishing Metrics and serves as Chief Science Officer for PRUVIO. In his work with these organizations, he consults regularly to organizations in the areas of leadership/organizational development and employee motivation and well-being. Dr. Hall maintains a small clinical practice specializing in attachment-based psychoanalytic psychotherapy with adults, and a coaching practice with senior level leaders.
Dr. Hall earned an MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Rosemead School of Psychology, and an MA and doctoral specialization in Measurement and Psychometrics from UCLA.