Dr. Pasha Dashtgard

Dr. Pasha Dashtgard

Director of Research


Pasha Dashtgard is a Ph.D. candidate in Social Psychology at the University of California, Irvine, and a Postdoctoral Fellow at Loyola Marymount University.


He has a MA in Mental Health Counseling and an Ed.M in Education from Columbia University, Teacher’s College. Pasha’s research interests include masculinities, PTSD, and mental health policy and service delivery.


Current research projects include analysis of PTSD in solitary confinement, the impact of the Ford-Kavanaugh hearing on mental health, and the development of a scale to measure masculinity and how it intersects with online behavior.