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Frank DePiano, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor
Department of Justice and Human Services
(954) 262-5796
depiano@nova.edu

Education

Professional Interests

Frank DePiano, Ph.D., has over 30 years of academic experience and has participated in a number of national leadership roles, including: serving on the American Psychological Association’s Board of Educational Affairs’ Executive Committee, President of the Society of Psychological Hypnosis, and chair of numerous accreditation site visits and national education task forces. Scholarly contributions
include the publication of a book, book chapters and articles in referred journals. He has served as the Editor-in-Chief of referred journals and as Editorial Review Board member for several journals.

While at Nova Southeastern University, Dr. DePiano served as the founding Dean of the Center for Psychological Studies, and as Associate Dean in the College of Dental Medicine. Presently as University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. DePiano chairs the Academic Council and oversees the Academic Review and is founding chair for the Criminal Justice Institute. In his work with the development of Undergraduate Studies at Nova, Dr. DePiano assisted in the creation of athletics and served as one of the inaugural intercollegiate coaches. Currently Dr. DePiano is involved in developing the Academic Review at NSU, a rigorous degree review procedure that is intended to assist academic programs in attaining preeminence within their academic fields.

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