Giacomo Bono, Ph.D. Title: Associate Professor Department: Psychology Areas of Expertise Social and Developmental Psychology, with a basic research foci on resilience, character development, social emotional competency and well-being, and applied research focus on school and community interventions. Professional Background Dr. Giacomo Bono is an author, teacher and researcher in social and developmental psychology and in the behavioral sciences. He co-authored the book Making Grateful Kids: The Science of Building Character (2014, Templeton Press) with Hofstra University faculty member Jeffrey Froh, and Character Lab’s Gratitude Playbook with Angela Duckworth, and he is author of ... 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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Ryan Bowles Eagle, Ph.D. Title: Assistant Professor Department: Communications (Media Studies) Areas of Expertise Documentary Film, Media Activism, Human Rights Film Festivals, Diversity & Inclusion in the Media Industries Professional Background Bowles Eagle has conducted research at Human Rights Film Festivals and media activist training workshops around the world (including the UK, India, Argentina, Burkina Faso, Czech Republic, New York, and Netherlands). She is currently completing a book project on a global network of human rights film festivals. She also has a second in-progress book project on documentary film and childhood. She runs a program on the CSU Dominguez Hills ... Read More
Daniel Brezenoff, M.S.W Title: Adjunct Faculty, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Department: Human Services Areas of Expertise Mental Health, homelessness, substance abuse, political organizing and advocacy Professional Background Brezenoff has worked in psychiatric social work for 22 years, and as a clinical social worker in private therapy practice since 2006. He has served in management and supervision at College Hospital Partial Hospitalization Program, Telecare La Casa IMD, and Mental Health America, where he is currently associate director of the Village Full Service Partnership for adults. He was the nominee of the Green Party for United States Congress in California’s 37th ... Read More
Mark Carrier Title: Professor Department: Psychology Areas of Expertise Computers and Human Behavior, Educational Psychology, Psychology of Technology Professional Background Carrier’s area of research expertise is the effect of personal technology use upon our brains and behavior. His work helps to document and to find the reasons that children, students, and regular people engage in odd, destructive, or maladaptive behaviors when using computer technology. It also helps to generate ways that people can assess, monitor, and change their behaviors at home, in the workplace, or at school. Research techniques and tools that are used by Carrier include laboratory-based psychology ... Read More
Carole Casten, Ph.D. Title: Professor Department: Kinesiology Areas of Expertise Physical Education; Health and Physical Activity; Physical Education Administration Professional Background Dr. Casten is an expert in the pedagogy of physical education and has written five textbooks on the subject. She has held numerous offices in professional organizations, including as the first female president of the Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness, and been active presenting at conferences. She also serves as the director of physical education and athletics at the California Academy of Math and Science, a Long Beach Unified School District high school on the CSUDH campus, where she ... Read More