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

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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

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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

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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

Lillian Justice worked with Dosokhum Roth, a former Buddhist monk, to present the art of yoan, sacred drawings that serve as protective talismans and prayers to be answered.

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

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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

Selin Torum, junior, anthropology and and Susan Needham, professor of anthropolgy (at center) learn to make a traditional Cambodian dessert of sweet rice grilled in banana leaves from Mary Sinn, Long Beach business owner (at left).

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...]

Convocation: Poised for Growth, CSUDH Looks to the Future

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With his sights on the future, California State University, Dominguez Hills' (CSUDH) President Willie J. Hagan told the more than 250 faculty, staff and students who attended the 2014 Fall Convocation that the state of the university is strong and poised to achieve its full potential. Just one … [Read more...]

Faculty Highlights: Summer 2014

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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.   College of Arts and Humanities Jung Sun Park, professor of Asian studies, attended and … [Read more...]