M.C. Kate Esposito, Ph.D. Title: Professor Department: Special Education Areas of Expertise Bilingual Education, Bullying, Children’s Issues, Disability Issues, Education, Education Reform, Special Education, Teacher Education. Professional Background Dr. Esposito conducts and publishes research in the areas of teacher preparation, bullying, inclusion, inclusive practices for diverse learners, and multi-tiered systems of intervention. She has conducted workshops in the areas of bullying, inclusion, response to intervention, and complying with special education law. She worked in K-12 schools for more than a decade and holds multiple subject and mild/moderate teaching ... Read More
Directory of CSUDH Experts
California State University, Dominguez Hills has exceptional scholars and educators who are among the most distinguished experts in their fields. The CSUDH Experts Guide is an online resource and tool that identifies faculty, administrators, and staff who offer special knowledge, informed opinions, and noteworthy perspectives on current and unique topics, and who are willing to speak with journalists.
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Richard K. Gordon, Ph.D. Title: Professor Emeritus Department: Teacher Education Areas of Expertise African-American Issues, Education, Education Reform, Minority Issues, Multiculturalism, Race, Race Relations, Social Justice, Urban Studies. Professional Background Dr. Gordon has been an educator for 38 years, including 10 years as an elementary school teacher and 28 years as a faculty member in Teacher Education at CSUDH. His expertise is in multicultural education, effective instructional models, particularly the Dowa and Minzokugakkyu models used in Japan, urban school reform and pre-service teacher preparation. He recently contributed to the textbook Rethinking Field Experiences ... Read More
Gilah Yelin Hirsch, M.F.A. Title: Senior Professor Department: Art and Design Areas of Expertise Internationally exhibited artist. Multidisciplinary pursuits in the arts including videography. Topics include imagery and healing, biotheology, subtle energies & energy medicine, and feminist art. Professional Background Gilah Yelin Hirsch is a painter, writer, theorist, photographer, videographer, filmmaker, lecturer and Professor of Art at California State University, Dominguez Hills. She works in a multidisciplinary manner including art, design, anthropology, architecture, theology, philosophy, psychology, psychoneuroimmunology and world culture. An internationally exhibiting ... Read More
David G. Hoopes, Ph.D. Title: Professor Department: Management and Marketing Areas of Expertise Business Management, Small Business Management, Economic Organization, Store Management, Retail Development Professional Background Dr. Hoopes previously worked in retail management, especially small business. He was involved with the first four store openings of the popular market Whole Foods. He also conducts empirical research into science-based startups, looking at the impediments to developing new products based on cutting-edge science. He previously taught at Purdue University, The University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, Southern Methodist University, and University of ... Read More
Heather Kertyzia, Ph.D. Title: Assistant Professor Department: Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Areas of Expertise Community Organizing, Conflict Resolution, Cross-Cultural Collaboration, Education Reform, Peacebuilding, Social Justice, Third World Issues. Professional Background Dr. Kertyzia has worked working in partnership with schools and universities in several countries on issues such as sexual health education, gender equity, as well as community-based development, multicultural education, and schools as institutions that can practice social justice. She also worked for Non-Governmental Organizations on community-based development and sexual health education ... Read More