David Draper, PsyD

Chair, Behavioral Sciences
Professor, Psychology

Currently chair of behavioral sciences, David Draper has taught positive psychology, abnormal psychology and foundations of counseling, in addition to international courses in the United Kingdom, Greece, Italy, France, Germany and China. His administrative appointments at Marymount have included director of the counseling center, assistant dean of students and associate dean of international education.


PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Ryokan College (2004)
MA, Clinical Psychology, Antioch University-Los Angeles (1994)
BA, Business, Oklahoma State University (1983)


  • Rotary Club of Palos Verdes Peninsula’s Educator of the Year
  • Marymount Faculty of the Year Award
  • Marymount Staff Performance Award
  • Who’s Who in Higher Education