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Psychology and Anthropology Students Garner Top Honors at WPA Convention

Three California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) psychology students and their faculty mentors were awarded 1st Place during the International Honors Society in Psychology (Psi Chi) poster session at the Western Psychological Association (WPA) Convention in May 2016. The winning … [Read more...]

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...]

Susan Needham Named finalist for Civically Engaged Faculty Award

Anthropology Professor Susan Needham was a finalist for the Campus Compact’s 2016 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award for her passion in involving her students in research and relationships that greatly benefit the communities that California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) … [Read more...]