Dr. Kamptner began her career at CSUSB in 1985. She founded the human/child development program. She is well known for her work with parents and has developed many important parenting programs. Some examples include the Infant Toddler Success Parenting Project and the Parental Intervention Project.
Dr. Ricco began his career at CSUSB in 1992. He served as Chair of the Department of Psychology for 10 years and was integral in developing the Department of Child Development. Dr. Ricco is well known for his work related to the development of various types of reasoning in childhood and adolescence.