In Search of Diversity in the World of Physics

While Ximena Cid was growing up, her family marched alongside Cesar Chavez and farm workers advocating for Chicano civil rights. “My parents raised us in a very social-activist family,” says Cid, whose mother is Chicana and Native-American Yaqui, and her father was born in Mexico. When Cid … [Read more...]

Remembering Injustices Done to Japanese Americans During WWII

Good afternoon and thank you for being here. We are here today, 75 years after the fact, to remember Presidential Executive Order 9066, issued on February 19, 1942 that led to the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans. I know it is not lost on any of us that whenever people gather for a day of … [Read more...]

Taking Care of the Golden State: Nurses on the Front Lines Tell Their Stories

“I recently cared for a man in his early 60s who had been without insurance and out of his medication for over a month. We were able to help him refill all of his prescriptions, get current on all of his lab work, and find more permanent shelter for him and his wife. In today’s busy health-care … [Read more...]

Living Long and Prospering: Occupational Therapy Program Promotes Carson Seniors’ Health

On a Thursday morning last spring, Paul Penoliar and his CSUDH student assistant, Isabelle Guevera, help 15 older adults do a series of stretching exercises. “Stretching will give you a better quality of movement,” the longtime occupational therapist and CSUDH lecturer tells them. “It helps you … [Read more...]

A Change is Going to Come. But When?

By Laurie McLaughlin What happens after a community rises up in protest and demands an end to inequality, brutality, racism and economic injustice? Justin Gammage, CSU Dominguez Hills assistant professor of Africana studies, examines whether or not civil rights movements — both past and present — … [Read more...]

Andreas Klein mesmerizes audience at Steinway by Starlight

Playing flawlessly by memory for more than an hour, classical pianist and Steinway Artist Andreas Klein left a lasting impression on the audience at the university's third Steinway by Starlight concert. California State University, Dominguez Hills' designation as an All-Steinway School provides … [Read more...]

Bragg, Kaye

Kaye Bragg, Ph.D. Title: Dean Department: Undergraduate Studies Areas of Expertise Cross-Cultural Collaboration, Cultural Studies, Environment, Gender Studies, Globalization, Government, Human Rights, Political Science, Politics, Public Administration, Public Policy, Public Relations, Social … [Read more...]

DeVoogd, Glenn

Glenn DeVoogd, Ph.D. Title: Associate Dean Department: College of Education Areas of Expertise Education Reform, Language Acquisition, Literacy, Literary Criticism, Critical Literacy, Online Testing. Professional Background Dr. DeVoogd previously served as professor at the Kremen School of … [Read more...]

Kertyzia, Heather

Heather Kertyzia, Ph.D. Title: Assistant Professor Department: Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Areas of Expertise Community Organizing, Conflict Resolution, Cross-Cultural Collaboration, Education Reform, Peacebuilding, Social Justice, Third World Issues. Professional … [Read more...]

Kulkarni, Saili S.

Saili S. Kulkarni, Ph.D. Title: Assistant Professor Department: Special Education Areas of Expertise Education, Education Reform, Globalization, Multiculturalism, Race, Special Education, Teacher Education, Disability Studies in Education, Critical Special Education. Professional … [Read more...]