Our faculty members participate in conferences around the world, conduct groundbreaking research, and publish books and journal papers that contribute to their field and highlight their expertise. We feature those accomplishments and more in this section.
College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences
“Climate change is a hoax,” my cousin said during a family birthday party. “I saw on Twitter it’s just a way to get people to buy expensive electric cars.” I sighed while thinking, “How can he be so misinformed?” Indeed, what I wanted to say was, “Good grief, social media lies are all you read.” – Beverly Palmer, former CSUDH psychology professor, wrote the article “4 science-based strategies to tame angry political debate and encourage tolerance” for The Conversation.
College of Arts and Humanities
Andrea S. Johnson, associate professor of history, co-wrote the article “The theology that has motivated one pastor to keep holding in-person services” for the Washington Post.
Recent quotes and/or interviews in the media from faculty
“If you’re going to cut yourself off and do a detox, you’re literally cutting yourself off from the thing that makes us human beings,” – Larry Rosen, professor emeritus of psychology, was quoted in the Digital Trends article “Unplugging for 24 hours is a luxury that most people can’t afford.”
Hamoud Salhi, associate dean of International Education, appeared on the Algerian television news show En-Nahar Al Jaded to discuss the “new world order” of post COVID-19 and the role of U.S. and China in a new international system. He was also an expert guest on El-Massa to discuss the Algerian-American community and how higher education is coping with the spread of the virus. Interviews are given in Arabic.
“I miss my students, I miss my colleagues. I’m thinking about what it means to be a painter isolated in that space – and how it’s different when you are forced to do it. Being out in the world, that affects the decisions I make in the studio.” – Devon Tsuno, assistant professor of art, was included in the Los Angeles Times piece “Experimentation. Reflection. Wild ensembles. Photos show 5 L.A. artists working under quarantine.”