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Field Notes from Peru: A Blog by Dr. Jerry Moore and Anthropology Students

Professor of Anthropology Jerry Moore and four students, Claudio Carini, Michelle Garcia, Martha Ramos, and Steve Rosales, are in Peru using geophysical techniques to help answer archaeological questions at sites dating from as old as 4700 – 4300 BC and as recent as AD 1400 – 1500. This is their … [Read more...]

Professor of Anthropology Jerry Moore Honored with Prestigious Book Award

The Society of American Archaeology (SAA) has named Jerry Moore, chair of Academic Senate and professor of anthropology at California State University, Dominguez Hills, the recipient of its 2014 Book Award for his book, “The Prehistory of Home” (University of California Press, Berkeley, … [Read more...]

Anthropology Professor Receives NOAA Sea Grant Funding to Study Value-Added Market Approaches to California Fisheries

Fishermen are not unlike other small business owners experiencing hardships in today’s tough economic climate. How to help them develop new strategies that are socially, economically and environmentally sustainable will be the focus of a new research project being led by California State … [Read more...]

Anthropology Department Produces 3rd Cambodian Arts and Culture Exhibition

In collaboration with Cambodia Town, Inc., the Anthropology Department at California State University, Dominguez Hills presents the 3rd Cambodian Arts and Culture Exhibition on Saturday, Nov. 19 at MacArthur Park in Long Beach. The event, which showcases the art, language, and traditions of the … [Read more...]

Anthropology Students Help Present Cambodian Culture in Long Beach

For the second year, students in Susan Needham’s ethnographic field methods class will assist Cambodian artisans in presenting the 2nd Cambodian Arts & Culture Exhibition in the Long Beach community of Cambodia Town, Inc. which will take place on Saturday, Nov. 20 at MacArthur Park in Long … [Read more...]

Anthropology Students Get a Taste of Cacao Farming In Chiapas

Many students at California State University, Dominguez Hills spend their summers in various internships in a diversity of fields. Not that many students at the metropolitan institution, however, can say they had the opportunity to work on a rural chocolate farm in Mexico. In June, … [Read more...]

Anthropology Students Help Present Cambodian Culture in Long Beach

Among the many papers and projects keeping students busy this month at California State University, Dominguez Hills is a unique collaboration with Cambodia Town of Long Beach. Using the methods and ethics of documentation set by the Anthropological Association of America and the American … [Read more...]

Sue Needham: Professor of Anthropology Co-Authors Book on Cambodians in Long Beach

Sue Needham, professor of anthropology at California State University, Dominguez Hills, co-authored the pictorial history book Cambodians in Long Beach with Karen Quintiliani, assistant professor of anthropology at CSU Long Beach. The book, whose photographs are culled from the private collections … [Read more...]

Founders’ Dinner honors CSUDH founders, champions of Watts

With more than 350 activists, civic and business leaders, educators and friends of the university in attendance, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) hosted its Founders’ Dinner on Oct. 8 to honor those pivotal in the in 1965 selection of what would soon become the City of Carson as … [Read more...]

Faculty Highlights: September 2015

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 Arts and … [Read more...]