Jeff Shulze, M.A.resume, job picture

Jeff is currently a doctoral student, Saint Louis University, as well as long time practitioner of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Gracie Barra. He is currently working towards a Ph.D of Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Sport Psychology. His research interests involve performance enhancement, rehabilitation psych, substance use/abuse, and intervention efficacy.


Alfredo LeonSport Psych Pic

General Experimental Graduate Student, B.A.
California State University, Northridge

“I am a former General Experimental Psychology graduate student. My research interests involved principals in both Social and Sport psychology. Specifically, I am interested in gaining a better understanding of interpersonal relationships within sport. I am currently working in Los Angeles doing market research for Hawthorn Direct LLC.” – Alfredo Leon

Stefanee Maurice, M.A.10441139_10152065436212143_8688420038355727076_n

Doctoral Candidate
Sport and Exercise Psychology
West Virginia University

Stefanee is a full-time lecturer at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in the Kinesiology department. She is also wrapping up her dissertation on coaches and social support behaviors in her Sport and Exercise Psychology Ph.D. program at West Virginia University. Stefanee received grant funding for her dissertation through the NCAA Graduate Student Research Grant. While at WVU, Stefanee also completed a master’s degree in Community Counseling in 2016 and a certificate in university teaching in 2017. She graduated from the CSUN General Experimental Psychology program in 2013 and was a recipient of the Creative Endeavors Scholarship, Roger Moss Teaching Award, Graduate Equity Fellowship, Graduate Fellowship for Research and Creative Activity, and the Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program. Her research interests include social support, the psychology of injury, and women in sport.

Danitza Medinamedina

Danitza graduated from the GE program under Dr. Otten’s advisement this past Spring, 2016. She began her graduate program with him in the Fall of 2014. She is a proud Matador Alumni (double alumni). She graduated with a B.A. from CSUN in December of 2013. Danitza is now using her research and psychology background to apply for law enforcement positions with the Department of Homeland Security.


Travis Miller, M.A.unnamed

Travis graduated from CSUN with his BA in 2013 and MA in General Experimental Psychology in 2015 and is now in the Social/Personality Ph.D. program at the University of California, Riverside.




Rocky Zamora, M.A.IMG_4868

Rocky graduated from CSUN with his B.A. in 2006 and M.A. in General Experimental Psychology in 2014.  His thesis was on THE EFFECTS OF EXEMPLAR PRIMING ON ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE SUCCESS.  He has taken five courses with Dr. Otten over his academic career, including Dr. Otten’s first CSUN class ever in 2004.  Rocky currently works in the CSUN-Learning Resource Center as Staff Coordinator for the last ten years.