2015 Faculty Award Winner: Professor Nancy Erbe

Considering all that Nancy Erbe has done around the world as an educator and peace builder, it likely came as no surprise to her colleagues and students at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) when she was unable to accept the 2015 Presidential Outstanding Professor Award in … [Read more...]

2015 Faculty Award Winner: Professor Fahimeh Rezayat

When Fahimeh Rezayat, professor of information systems and operations management at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), knows she has significantly influenced a student, she doesn’t rest on her laurels; she becomes inspired to work harder. Rezayat received the Lyle E. Gibson … [Read more...]

2015 Faculty Award Winner: Associate Professor Mekada Graham

Mekada Graham brought a unique distinction with her to California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH): she is the first in her family to earn a college degree. How is that unique at CSUDH, where many among the campus community are from local underserved communities? The difference is she … [Read more...]

2015 Faculty Awards honor excellence in teaching, research, and service

Three California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) faculty members were honored for their excellence in teaching, outstanding achievement and the creative ways they engage students during the 2015 Annual Faculty Awards Reception on March 26. All three faculty and 40 of their colleagues were … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Named Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars for 2014-15

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) is among the nation’s top producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars for 2014-2015. With three faculty members awarded Fulbright grants this year, CSUDH made The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Top Producer” list among master’s-granting … [Read more...]

Carnegie Fellowship Supports College of Education Professor’s Work in Africa

Irene Osisioma, associate professor of teacher education at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has been awarded a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship. Funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and managed by the nonprofit Institute of International Education, the Carnegie … [Read more...]

Carol Casten: 2014 Excellence in Service

If there’s a committee, task force, or project at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), or within her academic department or professional community, professor of kinesiology and recreation Carole Casten has more than likely been on it, maybe more than once. That happens with 42 … [Read more...]

Marie Palladini: 2014 Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez Hills Distinguished Teacher

For 30 years, Marie Palladini was a federal law enforcement officer with the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife Service, working undercover to catch smugglers of endangered species and investigating all kinds of criminal cases involving wildlife, both in the field and as a manager. It was her … [Read more...]

Richard Malamud: 2014 Outstanding Professor

In Hebrew, the surname Malamud translates to English as “teacher,” which makes Richard Malamud, professor of accounting, aptly named. A certified public accountant and tax lawyer, Malamud first got interested in teaching while working for the national accounting firm, Laventhol & … [Read more...]

Tara Victor: 2014 Excellence in Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity

Associate professor of psychology Tara Victor’s interest in the brain was first piqued after taking a neuropsychology course as an undergraduate psychology major at Hanover College. “I began to understand that my interest in basic brain research could turn into an applied clinical specialty. I … [Read more...]