Paul Fornelli, Ed.D. Title: Assistant Professor Department: Communications Areas of Expertise Digital Media Production, Historical/Cultural Impact of Media, Organizational Leadership, and Social Media Use in Nonprofit Organizations Professional Background Fornelli doctorate dissertation study in organizational leadership focused on the use of social media in nonprofit organizations, which have published in both a business and academic journals. He owns the production company, Blatant Image Group, specializing in live event production and marketing promotions. Fornelli’s most recent work was a documentary on the Manzanar Internment Camp, “And Then They Came For Us,” produced in ... 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.
Carolyn Caffrey Gardner Title: Information Literacy Coordinator / Liaison Librarian Department: Library Areas of Expertise Information literacy; assessment; academic libraries; open access publishing; information seeking behavior; critical pedagogy Professional Background Her scholarship focuses on people’s relationship to information, whether that is exploring information seeking behavior or analyzing information literacy programs. She has researched the phenomenon of illicit research article sharing through #icanhazpdf and SciHub and the implications for information access. Her work has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as College & Research Libraries and Reference Services ... Read More
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
Michael (Mike) Grimshaw Title: lecturer, business/entrepreneurship Department: business management Areas of Expertise Start-up founding and mentoring, financial strategies for small business, branding, public relations, marketing and sales, engaged learning techniques, technology implementation and creative classroom tools. Angel investor. Professional Background Grimshaw has more than 35 years experience as a founder, principal, senior level sales, management and start-up in the highly competitive technology industry working with such industry leaders as IBM, Cisco, Andrew, Nortel, and Unisys. He has successfully launched/sold new strategic products and won numerous awards for his ... Read More
Jenney M. Hall, Ph.D. Title: Lecturer Department: Interdisciplinary/Environmental Studies Areas of Expertise Climate Change, Environmental Justice, Anthropocene Professional Background Hall is passionate about the environment. As a scientist with a background in geology and oceanography, she has researched and published on past climate changes in Earth’s history. She has also researched environmental pollution and the deep racial and socioeconomic divides that fuel environmental injustice, particularly for low income and people of color. Hall is an advocate of urban organic farming and carbon sequestration. Hall strives to bridge the climate change conversation between science and ... Read More