Mark F. Whitney

Mark Whitney currently works as both a faculty member in the Child Development Department and the Director of the Child Development Center at MiraCosta College. He received his Ph.D. in Education from Claremont Graduate University/San Diego University. He also obtained his Masters of Science from University of California, Davis and his Bachelors of Science from San Diego State University. Mark is primarily interested in the roots of empathy and the development of prosocial behaviors, self-regulation and the sense of self in relation to others.