Robert G Crosby, Ph.D.

Robert G Crosby, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Department: Behavioral Sciences
Office Phone: (951) 343-3976
Email Address:
Office Location: 10370 Hemet St., Suite 200, Riverside, CA 92503
Office Hours: By Appointment


Degree Major Emphasis Institution Date
Ph.D. Educational Psychology University of California at Riverside 2013
M.S. Leadership in Educational Administration Capella University 2010
B.A. Psychology California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 2006

Additional Education

Single-Subject Teaching Credential SB2042 - English/Psychology (2009), Azusa Pacific University

Classes Taught

  • BEH 255 - Foundational Skills in Behavioral Sciences I
  • BEH 256 - Foundational Skills in Behavioral Sciences II
  • BEH 383 - Statistical Techniques in Behavioral Sciences w/ SPSS
  • BEH 385 - Methods of Research w/ SPSS
  • PSY 328 - Cognitive Psychology
  • EDU 525 - Survey of Educational Research (Graduate Level)

Academic Areas / Scholarly Interests

  • Religion as a source of social support for children
  • Evidence-based instruction in higher education
  • Adolescent literacy

Areas of Expertise:

  • Quantitative methodology, research design, behavioral science methodology
  • Social support, cognition, individual differences, motivation
  • Educational test and measurement

Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

University of California, Riverside, Graduate School of Education:
  • EDUC 109 - Diversity in Education
  • EDUC 110 - Educational Psychology

Research, Presentations, and Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Crosby, R. G. (in press). Examining the formal education of children’s ministers in the United States: Suggestions for professional development, Christian education, and emerging research. Christian Education Journal.

Work in Progress

Crosby, R. G., & Smith, E. I. (in review). Church support as a predictor of children’s spirituality and prosocial behavior.

Crosby, R. G., Smith, E. I., & Frederick, T. (in review). The church as a source of children’s social provisions: An exploratory qualitative study.

Professional Papers and Presentations

Crosby, R. G. (November, 2014). Foundations of children’s ministry: The value of authentic relationship. Presented at Flipside Church, Rancho Cucamonga, CA.

Crosby, R. G., Davis, D., & Simnjanovski, R. (January, 2014). Effective course development for online delivery: Evidence-based practices utilizing incoming student data. Paper presented at the Clute Institute Education Conference, Orlando, FL.

Crosby, R. G., Davis, D., & Simnjanovski, R. (June, 2014). Evidence-based online course development practices using three years of incoming student data. Paper presented at the International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education, Kos, Greece.

Church Membership / Activities

I attend Flipside Church in Rancho Cucamonga with my wife Lori and my daughter Reagan. My wife and I are both active in the Sunday morning children's ministry, the Wednesday night youth ministry, and the counseling ministry.

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