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Elena L. Klaw

Klaw, Elena L.

Professor,  Psychology
Chair,  Veterans' Advisory Committee

Additional Contact Information

Phone Number(s)
(408) 924-6961
(408) 924-5623

Office Hours
Mon/Wed 10:30-12:00 in Cl 203

Areas of Expertise: Education

Not a media source Media Source   Willing to be a speaker Speaker   Willing to be a collaborative researcher Collaborative Researcher


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Psychology
    Univ Of Illinois Urbana Campus, Illinois, United States, 1998

Licenses & Certificates

  • Clinical Psychologist
    California Board of Behavioral Sciences, United States, 2000

Expertise Summary

Director: SJSU Center for Community Learning and Leadership

Director: AmeriCorps, Bridging Borders Program

Faculty Advisor: Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE)

Author: Klaw, E. (2009). Mentoring and Making it in Academe: A Guide for Newcomers to the Ivory Tower. Rowman and Littlefield: University Press of America.

Co-Producer: Gliner, B. and Klaw, E. (2007). Democracy Left Behind, Films for the Humanities and Social Sciences.