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Accomplishments by Kevin Volkan

2015

Publications:

  • "Whale Wars: A somewhat psychoanalytic review.." Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies. Vol. 2 No. 5 October 2014. 616-620. (http://www.ajouronline.com/index.php?journal=AJHSS&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=1827)

2014

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Extrteme Behaviors - 12 Episodes." Television Appreance. Forbidden (Prohibido), Discovery Science. August 2013.

Publications:

  • "Some considerations on zombies." Journal of Social Sciences Research. Vol. 1 June 2013. 58-69.
  • "A Psychoanalytic View of the Sangha: Group Functioning in Mahayana and Tibetan Buddhism." Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies. Vol. 1 No. 2 June 2013. 47-54. (http://ajouronline.com)
  • "Evaluation of a National Bright Futures Oral Health Curriculum For Pediatric Residents." with H. Bernstein, N. Dhepyasuwan, K. Connors, and J. Serwint. Academic Pediatrics. Vol. 13 No. 2 April 2013. 133-139.

2012

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Private Passions." Television Appearance. Taboo, National Geographic Channel. Oct 9, 2012.
  • "Some Considerations on Zombies.." Paper delivered at International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research, Fall International Conference. Las Vegas, NV, Oct 2, 2012.
  • "Strange Passions." Television Appearance. Taboo, National Geographic Channel. Aug 9, 2012.
  • "Strange Weddings." Television Appearance. Taboo, National Geographic Channel. Aug 9, 2012.

Other Activities:

  • Delusional Misidentification Disorders: Part 1 - Capgras Syndrome.. Website. Bizarrebehaviors.com. December 2012. (http://www.bizarrebehaviors.com/2012/12/delusional-misidentification-disorders.html)

2011

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "How Well Do Pediatric Residents Incorporate Bright Futures and Oral Health Concepts during Health Supervision Visits?." with N. Dhepyasuwan, K. Connors, J. Serwint, and H. Bernstein. Paper delivered at Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research. Denver, CO, May 2, 2011. (http://www.abstracts2view.com/pas/view.php?nu=PAS11L1_3671)
  • "Evaluation Of A National Bright Futures Oral Health (BFOH) Curriculum For Pediatric Residents." with H. Bernstein, N. Dhepyasuwan, K. Conors, and J. Serwint. Paper delivered at Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research. Denver, CO, Apr 30, 2011. (http://www.abstracts2view.com/pas/view.php?nu=PAS11L1_3391)

2010

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Wendigo." Television Appearance. Lost Tapes, Animal Planet. Oct 19, 2010. (http://animal.discovery.com/videos/lost-tapes-wendigo.html)
  • "Strigoi." Television Appearance. Lost Tapes, Animal Planet. Oct 5, 2010. (http://animal.discovery.com/videos/lost-tapes-strigoi.html)
  • "Poltergeist." Television Appearance. Lost Tapes, Animal Planet. Oct 5, 2010. (http://animal.discovery.com/videos/lost-tapes-poltergeist.html)
  • "Zombies." Television Appearance. Lost Tapes, Animal Planet. Sep 28, 2010. (http://animal.discovery.com/videos/lost-tapes-zombies.html)
  • "Prohibiting Obscene Animal Crush Videos in the Wake of United States v. Stevens." Oral Testimony. United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Dirksen Senate Building, Washington, DC. Congressional Record. Sep 15, 2010. (http://www.senate.gov/fplayers/CommPlayer/commFlashPlayer.cfm?fn=judiciary091510&st=xxx)

Publications:

  • "Universities in Nazi Germany: Group Pathology, Symptoms, and Solutions." Journal of the World Universities Forum. Vol. 3 No. 4 2010. 1-10. (http://wuj.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.173/prod.249)

Other Activities:

  • Written testimony on "Prohibiting Obscene Animal Crush Videos in the Wake of United States vs. Stevens". with N. Rocklin. United States Senate Judiciary Committee. Washington, DC. Sep 15, 2010. (http://judiciary.senate.gov/hearings/testimony.cfm?id=4777&wit_id=9678)

2009

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Universites in Crisis: Psychological Lessons from Nazi Germany." Paper delivered at World University Forum. Davos, Switzerland, Jan 11, 2010.

Publications:

  • "Bizarre Behavior & Culture-Bound Syndromes: The Mackenzie Phillips Revelations." Noozhawk. Sep 27, 2009. (http://www.noozhawk.com/opinions/article/092709_bizarre_behavior_the_mackenzie_phillips_revelations)
  • "Bizarre Behaviors & Culture-Bound Syndromes: Extreme Running." Noozhawk Newsletter. Aug 24, 2009. (http://www.noozhawk.com/opinions/article/082409_bizarre_behavior_culture-bound_syndromes_extreme_running)

2008

Publications:

  • "Pediatric residents' perceptions of communication competencies: Implications for teaching." with E. Rider and J. Hafler. Medical Teacher. Vol. 30 No. 7 2008. e208 - e217. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01421590802208842)

2007

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Freudian Personality Types: Development of a Scale." with K. McGuire, S. Parker, and D. Erickson. Paper delivered at Western Psychological Association. Seatlle, WA, May 4, 2007.

Publications:

  • "The relationship between second-year medical students' OSCE scores and USMLE Step 2 scores." with S. Simon, A. Bui, S. Day, and D. Berti. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. Vol. 13 No. 6 Dec 7, 2007. 901-905. (http://hdl.handle.net/10139/583)
  • A comparative study of archetypal and Tibetan Buddhist psychologies. Taiwan: Buddhist Digital Library & Museum, National Taiwan University, 2007.

2006

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Young Adult Literature Left Behind? Reading Habits of Middle and High School Students." with K. Baxter and C. Saidy. Paper delivered at Children's Literature Association 33rd Annual Conference. Manhattan Beach, CA, Jun 8, 2006.

2005

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "A Psychoanalytic Exploration of the Sangha in Mahayana and Tibetan Buddhism." Paper delivered at Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society: Psychoanalysis and Community. Rutgers University, NJ, Nov 5, 2005.
  • "Using Performance Exams to Evaluate Curricula." Presented to 81st Annual Meeting, Accrediting Commission For Senior Colleges & Universities, Western Association of School & Colleges. San Diego, CA. Apr 14, 2005. (http://www.wascsenior.org/wasc/Session%20Materials/Volkan_CSUCI_PerfExams.pdf)

Publications:

  • "Developing and Evaluating a Resident's Curriculum." with J. Hafler, K. Connors, and H. Bernstein. Medical Teacher. Vol. 27 No. 3 2005. 276-287.

Other Activities:

  • "Evaluation of a Bright Futures Oral Health Intervention for Pediatric Resident Continuity Practice." with H. Bernstein, J. Serwint, and K. Connors. Evaluation of a Bright Futures Oral Health Intervention for Pediatric Resident Continuity Practice, US Dept of Health & Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau. $172000. 2005. (http://faculty.csuci.edu/kevin.volkan/BrightFuturesOralHealthGrantOverview.pdf)

2004

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Progress and Tradition: Japan and the United States." Presented to the International Faculty Partnership Seminar. Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. July 2004.

Publications:

  • "Development and Initial Evaluation of a Novel Urology Curriculum for Medical Students." with B. Kerfoot, H. Baker, K. Church, D. Federman, B. Masser, and W. Dewolf. The Journal of Urology. Vol. 172 2004. 278-281.
  • "Development of Validated Instument to Measure Medical Student Learning in Clinical Urology: A Step Toward Evidence Based Education." with B. Kerfoot, H. Baker, K. Church, D. Federman, B. Masser, and W. Dewolf. The Journal of Urology. Vol. 172 2004. 282-285.
  • "Psychometric Structure of a Comprehensive Objective-Structured Clinical Examination: A Factor Analytic Approach." with S. Simon, H. Baker, and I. Todres. Advances In Health Sciences Education. Vol. 9 2004. 83-92.

Other Activities:

  • Symposium on Chinese Art and Culture. Studio Channel Islands, California State University Channel Islands. Mar 6, 2004.

2003

Publications:

  • "The Relationship Between Second-Year Medical Students' OSCE Scores and USMLE Step 1 Scores." with S. Simon, C. Hamann, C. Duffey, and S. Fletcher. Medical Teacher. Vol. 5 2002. 535-539.
  • "Tutor Versus Computer: A Prospective Comparison of Interactive Tutorial and Computer-assisted Instruction on Radiology Education." with G. Lieberman, R. Abramson, and P. McArdle. Academic Radiology. Vol. 9 No. 1 2002. 40-49.
  • "Which Skills do Second-Year Medical Students Learn Best in Physical Diagnosis? Perspectives from Three Years of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination." with S. Hamann, M. Fishman, R. Silvestri, S. Simon, and S. Fletcher. BioMedCentral-Medical Education. Vol. 2 No. 1 2001. 1-11.

Other Activities:

  • James McNeill Whistler and the Need to Make Enemies. Nocturnal Symphony: The Legacy of James McNeill Whistler - an Interdisciplinary Symposium. Studio Channel Islands, CSUCI. Oct 4, 2003.
  • Asian Studies Development Program: Continuities and Transformations in East Asian Culture and Society. University of Redlands, Redlands, CA. October 2003.
  • Program Evaluation Issues & Errors? Case Study of the Challenger and Columbia Space Shuttle Disasters. Harvard Macy Institute. Harvard University. Jun 18, 2003.
  • Why Evaluate? Case Study of the Challenger Disaster. Harvard-Macy Institute. Harvard University. Jun 20, 2002.