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
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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Nancy A. Cheever Title: Professor Department: Communications Areas of Expertise Media Psychology, Smartphone Addiction, Journalism, Social Media Professional Background Cheever’s research examines the intersection of media use and content, and people’s psychological processes. She has co-authored/edited three books, including The Handbook of Psychology, Technology and Society (Wiley/Blackwell); iDisorder: Understanding our Obsession with Technology and Overcoming its Hold on Us (Palgrave/Macmillan); and Rewired: Understanding the Net Generation and How They Learn (Palgrave/Macmillan). Cheever teaches courses in media writing, research, theory and methods; media psychology; senior ... Read More
Kara Dellacioppa, Ph.D. Title: Professor and Chair Department: Sociology Areas of Expertise Interdisciplinary Studies, International Affairs, Globalization, Mexican Politics, Contemporary Social Movements. Professional Background Dr. Dellacioppa has been teaching at CSU Dominguez Hills since 2003. Her scholarship focuses on the intersection of social movements, political culture, and globalization. She has written and published several articles in peer-reviewed and scholarly journals such as Latino Studies and Social Justice. Her books include This Bridge Called Zapatismo (Lexington Books, 2009) and Cultural Politics and Resistance in the 21st Century (Palgrave MacMillan, ... Read More
Bill DeLuca, M.F.A Title: Professor Department: Theatre and Dance Areas of Expertise Playwriting, Directing, Theatre History Professional Background DeLuca is a director, writer, and teacher from New York. He has worked at the Guthrie Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, and the Yale Rep. He has taught acting and directing at colleges in New Hampshire, Ohio, New Jersey, and California. DeLuca has directed such shows as "Hairspray," "Quixote," "Twelfth Night," "Fences," and "For Colored Girls" at both regional and university theatres across the country. As a professor, DeLuca teaches directing, playwriting, theatre history, creative dramatics, the American musical, Theatre of Evolt, and ... Read More
Nancy Deng, Ph.D. Title: Associate Professor Department: Information Systems and Operations Management Areas of Expertise Digital technologies, human value, Information Systems (IS) design, IS workforce and knowledge management Professional Background Xuefei (Nancy) Deng is an Associate Professor of Information Systems (IS). Her research focuses on digital technologies, human value, IS design, IS workforce and knowledge management. Deng’s projects have focused on such topics as “How do African American Men Succeed in the Information Technology (IT) Industry? Effects of Social Capital and Digital Story-telling by African-American IT Leaders in Southern California;” “Understanding ... Read More