hero image
Maryann Krikorian - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Maryann Krikorian

Clinical Associate Professor | Loyola Marymount University


Department of Teaching and Learning


Dr. Maryann Krikorian is a Clinical Associate Professor and Academic Program Director at Loyola Marymount University School of Education in the Department of Teaching and Learning. In 2016, she earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Education from Chapman University with an emphasis in Culture and Curricular Studies as a first-generation student. In 2011, she received her Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling at LMU where she was named Student of the Year for the LMU School of Education and in 2008, earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Philosophy from California State University, Long Beach. Dr. Krikorian comes from a multi-racial family unit and strives to deepen understandings of diverse perspectives, different forms of knowledge, and holistic approaches to education. Her personal and professional experiences position her well to advocate for learners as integrated whole beings, emphasizing pedagogical philosophies that facilitate transformative learning and holistic human growth.

Education (3)

Chapman University: Doctor of Philosophy, Education 2016

Loyola Marymount University: Master of Arts, Guidance and Counseling 2011

California State University, Long Beach: Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Philosophy 2008

Areas of Expertise (9)

Holistic Education

Learner Wellbeing

Institutional Cultures of Wellness

Critical and Contemplative Education

Transformative Learning

Social-Emotional-Cultural Learning

Scale Development

Program Evaluation and Assessment

Research Methodology

Industry Expertise (2)



Affiliations (9)

  • American Educational Research Association
  • California Educational Research Association
  • National Association for Multicultural Education
  • Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education
  • Association for the Study of Higher Education
  • Association for Moral Education
  • Kappa Delta Pi Academic Honors Society
  • Alpha Sigma Nu Honors Society
  • Gamma Beta Phi Honors Society