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Ricardo Arturo Machón, PhD - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Ricardo Arturo Machón, PhD

Professor of Psychology | Psychological Science | Loyola Marymount University


Co-director & Project Director Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program


Dr. Ricardo Arturo Machón is a clinical psychologist and he has taught at Loyola Marymount University since 1986. He has over 20 years of administrative experience and he is deeply committed to undergraduate education and mentorship, including undergraduate student research. Dr. Machón has authored over 30 professional publications in the area of schizophrenia and psychopathology and has presented research findings on prenatal neurodevelopment of psychological disorders at numerous international and national professional meetings. His most recent area of scholarship is the integration of pedagogy, psychological science and Ignatian spirituality.

Education (3)

University of Southern California : Ph.D., Clinical Psychology 1986

University of Southern California : M.A., Clinical Psychology 1982

University of Southern California: B.A., Psychology and French 1979

Areas of Expertise (6)

Higher Education


Neurodevelopmental Basis of Schizophrenia

Psychiatric Epidemiology

Clinical Psycchology


Industry Expertise (3)



Mental Health Care

Affiliations (4)

  • Association for Psychological Science
  • Alpha Sigma Nu
  • International Federation of Catholic University’s (IFCU) Psychology Sectorial group (IFCUP)
  • Western Psychological Association

Languages (4)

  • Spanish
  • French
  • English
  • Basic Italian