Résumé

 

Donald E. Vinson, Ph.D.

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     Education

            Ph.D.University of Colorado, Marketing & Consumer Behavior

            M.A.University of Colorado, Sociology

            M.S.UCLA, Marketing

            B.A.University of Arizona, Economics

 

    Business Experience

            Chairman, Vinson Resolution Management / Vinson Litigation Finance (www.vinres.com)

            Chairman, Vinson & Company (www.vinsoncompany.com)

            Founder & CEO, DecisionQuest, Inc. [Sold to Dames & Moore-NYSE Company]

            Founder & CEO, Litigation Sciences, Inc. [Sold to Saatchi & Saatchi-NYSE Company]

            Executive Committee, Saatchi & Saatchi Consulting, Plc.

            Board of Directors, Exponent Inc.

            Advisory Board, [Economic, Liability & Practice Protection Group] Price Waterhouse

            Board of Directors & Executive Committee, United States Chamber of Commerce

 

    Academic Experience

            Chairman, Department of Marketing, Graduate School of Business, University of Southern California

            Associate Professor of Marketing, Graduate School of Management, UCLA

            Visiting Professor of Law, Tulane University

 

    Public Service

            Presidential Appointments

                 Advisory Council, National Institutes of Health

[Appointed by George H.W. Bush]

                 United States Representative, South Pacific Commission

[Appointed by George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton]

            State of California

                 Commissioner, Commission on Judicial Performance

[Appointed by Governor Pete Wilson]

[The Commission handles allegations of misconduct for judges in the State of California]

            World Board of Governors USO

            Republic of Fiji, Honorary Consul, Los Angeles

 

    Publications

Published or contributed to 10 books and more than 50 articles in the areas of Juror Behavior and Trial Strategy, Psychology, and Law.

            Dr. Vinson has been quoted by major media including:  The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington

            Post, Newsweek, Los Angeles Times, Forbes, Time, The Economist, CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, CBS This

            Morning, Dateline NBC, ABC Evening News, CNN, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Nightline, and Larry

            King Live.