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John F. "Jack" McManus, Ph.D.

Ph.D., University of Connecticut; M.A., Clark University; A.B., Holy Cross College

Dr. McManus is a cofounder and director of the Ed.D. program in Educational Technology and served four years as program director. A coauthor of several texts on computer applications, he has served as director of computer services for Pepperdine University and as associate dean of education and interim dean at the Graduate School of Education and Psychology. He teaches courses in technology management, research, and statistics.


The Culture and Trauma Research Lab conducts research on the cultural context of traumas such as partner abuse, human trafficking, genocide, and racism, and the role of spirituality in the recovery process.