Alliant International University

Alliant International University

- Psychology Ranking

United States Established: 2001 Scholars: 4 Best Researchers 2022 Badge
Best Scientists Overview

Best scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Psychology discipline and affiliated with Alliant International University. There are a total of 4 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Alliant International University is 176 with a mean value for the h-index of 44.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Alliant International University is 461 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 115.25.


Alliant International University

Alliant International University (Alliant) is a private university in San Diego, California. It was founded in 2001 through the merger of the United States International University and the California School of Professional Psychology. A for-profit organization, Alliant is primarily a postgraduate institution, with recognized programs in clinical psychology, MBA, educational leadership, and teaching English to speakers of other languages.

Alliant International University Key Statistics

The university comprises five schools. These are the California School of Professional Psychology, California School of Management & Leadership, California School of Education, California School of Forensic Studies, and the San Francisco Law School. Its programs are accredited by the WASC Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities.

Alliant International University's student population is approximately 3,871, composed of 3,450 postgraduates and 421 undergraduates. Alliant has 10 campuses, six in California and four overseas. These include the main San Diego campus, the San Francisco campus, the Fresno campus, the Hong Kong campus, and the Tokyo campus.

Other Alliant International University key statistics are its various campus and support services and facilities. These include housing and accommodation, health and wellness assistance, cafeteria, tutoring, and career services. It also has six libraries in each campus, including the Walter Library (San Diego Campus), Kauffman Library (Fresno Campus), and the Hurwich Library (San Francisco Campus). Collectively, these libraries hold a collection of more than 140,000 printed books, 300 current print journal subscriptions, and access to online resources that include over 70,000 ebooks, 16,000 e-journals, and 50 research databases.

It has affiliations and partnerships with various public and private institutions, including the California Association of School Psychologists, International Law Enforcement Educators & Trainers Association, FBI National Academy Associates, Forensic Linguistics Intelligence, and the Adventist Health White Memorial Hospital.

Alliant International University Research

The university’s top fields of research are psychology, medicine, and clinical psychology. As a for-profit institution, most of its research projects are funded through private charities and internal grants such as the Alliant Educational Foundation.

The top fields of Alliant International University research are psychology, medicine, and clinical psychology. Its research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Pain, and Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences such as GROUP: International Conference on Supporting Group Work, EMBC: International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, and CSCW: Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work.

The most cited Alliant International University research publication is Cone and Foster’s (1993) Dissertations and Theses from Start to Finish: Psychology and Related Fields. This reference book has received 1,651 citations to date.

The university’s second most cited publication is Chapman et al.'s (2006) “Solving the puzzle of deliberate self-harm: the experiential avoidance model,” which was published in Behaviour Research and Therapy and has been cited 1,462 times.

Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is Lemke et al.'s (2011) “Customer experience quality: An exploration in business and consumer contexts using repertory grid technique,” which was featured in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science and has received 1,031 citations.

In addition, the university is home to several research institutes and departments. These include the Rockway Institute and the Training and Research Institute for Emotionally Focused Therapy.

You can also learn more about the educational performance of Alliant International University in our ranking of US universities & colleges.

D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
1480 World 909 National
Kyle Brauer Boone

Kyle Brauer Boone

Alliant International University, United States
D-index 71 Citations 22,236 160
5435 World 3089 National
Donald I. Templer

Donald I. Templer

Alliant International University, United States
D-index 41 Citations 8,019 182
7613 World 4206 National
Alan J. Lincoln

Alan J. Lincoln

Alliant International University, United States
D-index 33 Citations 8,695 57
8393 World 4589 National
Steven R. Thorp

Steven R. Thorp

Alliant International University, United States
D-index 31 Citations 5,516 62

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

We list only scientists having D-Index >= 30 within the area of Psychology. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.