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Daniel P Hurley

I am an emeritus professor of Computer Science at Santa Monica College and a practicing Clinical Psychologist based in Los Angeles.


Professional Experience


2017 - Present: 

Professor Emeritus 

Santa Monica College

Santa Monica, California 90405

Courses taught:  Introduction to Computers and C.


1986 – 2017:

Computer Science Professor  

Santa Monica College

Santa Monica, California 90405

Courses taught:  Statistics, Precalculus, PreAlgebra, Algebra, Introduction to Computers, C, C++, FORTRAN, Data Structures, Visual Basic, Assembly, Operating Systems, Pascal, and Java.


1984 – 1986:

Computer Science Professor 

Antelope Valley College

Lancaster, California 93534

Courses taught:  Introduction to Computers, BASIC, Pascal, Data Structures, Assembly and Computer Mathematics.


1982 – 1986:

Part-time Instructor 

California State University, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California 90032

Courses taught:  Calculus, Algebra, Elementary Mathematics for Teachers, and BASIC.

2004 – 2012:

Part-time Instructor 

Pasadena Community College

Pasadena, California 91106

Courses taught:  Pre-Calculus, Algebra, and Statistics.


2005 – 2009: Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical Psychology CIHS Encinitas, CA.

1998 — Master of Arts, Humanities;

1977 – 1984: — Master of Science, Applied Mathematics, Bachelor of Science, Mathematics.

Coursework in Mathematics

Set Theory, Complex Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Matrix Theory, Linear Programming, Group Theory, Probability, Statistics, Linear Analysis, Calculus of Variations, and Differential Equations (Ordinary, Partial, and Non-linear).

Coursework in Computer Science

FORTRAN, BASIC, COBOL, Pascal, PDP-11 Assembly, Networks, Discrete Structures, Relational Data Bases, Systems Architecture, Data Structures, and Automata Theory.

Coursework in Psychology

Foundations in Integral Studies, Consciousness Studies, Taoism, Aging, Psychotherapy: Approach and Strategies, Ethics and Law in Psychology, Chemical Dependency, Human Sexuality, Mind Body and Energy In Psychology, Life Coaching, Psycho-diagnosis and Treatment, Psychology of Shamanism, Subtle Energy Science, Counseling and Communication Skills, Family Violence and Child Abuse, Psychopharmacology, Advanced Quantitative Research Methods, Psychological Testing and Assessment.

Dissertation Title

A Pilot Study Exploring the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator as a Predictor of Success in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 

Interests Include

Meditation, philosophy, psychology, computing, the future of humanity, and travel (The Bahamas, Jamaica, India, Thailand, Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Costa Rica, England, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Holland, Czech Republic, Spain, Argentina, Hungary, Canada, Hawaii, Alaska, Florida, New York, New Mexico, Yosemite  National Park, Everglades National Park, Sequoia National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Carlsbad National Park, Guadalupe National Park, Zion National Park, Denali National Park  ...).