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.
To find an expert source for your story, use the search tools on the right. The Communications and Public Affairs staff are available to help reporters meet their deadlines, assist with long-lead editorials, and provide timely information for print, broadcast, and online media.
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
Kaylie Carbine, Ph.D. Title: Assistant Professor Department: Psychology Areas of Expertise Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychophysiology, Weight/Diet Professional Background Carbine’s interest in the overlap between health behaviors and brain activity began as an undergraduate student when she joined a psychophysiology research lab at Brigham Young University (BYU) examining the effects of sleep deprivation on neural responses to food. She then dove deeper into examining how our brain and cognition play a role in our eating habits and decisions as a graduate student at BYU. She has since focused her work on using electroencephalography (EEG) and ... 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
Cheatham, Scott W.
Scott W. Cheatham Title: Associate Professor Department: Kinesiology Areas of Expertise Physical Therapy Laws and Ethics, Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Kinesiology, Athletic Training, Strength and Conditioning, and Sports Medicine Professional Background Cheatham is an educator, consultant, and physical therapist. He is a national presenter for various organizations and has authored over 80 peer reviewed publications, textbook chapters, and several home study courses on the topics of orthopedics, health & fitness, and sports medicine. He is the co-editor and contributing author of the textbook titled Orthopedic Management of the Hip and Pelvis. Cheatham's professional ... Read More