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Joseph Subbiondo, M.A.

Board Member


  • MA University of Southern California 1965 English 

  • BA St. John's University, New York 1962 English


Joseph L Subbiondo is President Emeritus of the California Institute of Integral Studies where he served as President for seventeen years. He has been Academic Vice President at the University of the Pacific, Dean of Arts and Sciences at Santa Clara University, and Dean of Liberal Arts at Saint Mary's College of California. Prior to his administrative positions, he taught English literature, linguistics, and composition as a faculty member at Villanova University and Santa Clara University. He publishes and presents on the history of linguistics, higher education leadership, integral education, and language and consciousness.

In 2022, he was appointed to the International Board of Editors of the Beijing International Review of Education in recognition of his scholarly contributions to the journal and his co-editing two special issues focused on Integral Education and Drama Based Pedagogy and on International Educational Partnerships. In 2017, Mr. Subbiondo was awarded an honorary doctorate by the California Institute for Human Science for his work in advancing integral higher education.

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