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2012 New Faculty

This year, CSULB welcomes 26 new faculty members with impressive academic credentials and diverse talents.

College of the Arts

Jermie Arnold

 

 

Jermie S. Arnold
Bob Cole Conservatory of Music

Creative Interests: The music of Charles Ives

 

 

 

Peter W. Barker
Design

Research Interests: Automotive design history and automobile/driver interface studies with respect to fatigue interference.
Creative Interests: Industrial design, toy design, music and the visual arts

 

Gerald Casel



Gerald F. Casel

Dance

Creative Interests: Contemporary dance; meditation – ideokenisis, somatics

 



College of Business Administration

Hongyu Chen




Hongyu Chen

Information Systems

Research Interests: User generated content

 

 

 

Wikrom Prombutr




Wikrom Prombutr

Finance

Research Interests: Asset pricing

 

 

 

College of Education

Betina Hsieh



Betina Y. Hsieh

Teacher Education

Research Interests: Teacher professional identity, literacy

 




Lindsay Perez Huber



Lindsay Pérez Huber

Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling

Research Interests: Race, immigration and education

 

 

 

College of Engineering

Shadnaz Asgari


Shadnaz Asgari

Computer Engineering and Computer Science

Research Interests: bioinformatics, biomedical signal processing, biomedical data mining.

 

 

Pitiporn Asvapathanagul


Pitiporn Asvapathanagul

Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management

Research Interests: Molecular tools to understand microorganisms in water reclamation processes

 

 

 

Mohammad Mozumdar
Mohammad M. Mozumdar

Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Methodologies and tools for embedded system especially in the domain of sensor networks; Energy efficient building information and control system design; Cyber physical system; Methodology for the design of distributed embedded systems typically subjected to high real time, safety and reliability constraints

 

 

 

College of Health and Human Services

Marie Botkin



Marie M. Botkin

Family and Consumer Sciences

Research Interests: Historical fashion, sustainability and textiles

 

 

 

Keith Fulthorp



Keith M. Fulthorp

Recreation and Leisure Studies

Research Interests: Urban/municipal recreation and parks

 

 

 

Young Ha


Young Ha

Family and Consumer Sciences

Research Interests: Internet shopping/ consumer behavior

 

 

 

Selena Thi Nguyen-Rodriguez



Selena Thi Nguyen-Rodriguez

Health Science

Research Interests: Psychosocial predictors of health behavior

 

 

 

Annie Odell



Anne P. Odell

Nursing

Research Interests: Perceptions of wellness

 

 

 

Tiffanye Vargas



Tiffanye M. Vargas

Kinesiology

Research Interests: Coaching education and athlete efficacy

 

 

 

Pamela E. Xandre
Nursing

 

 

College of Liberal Arts

Sabrina Alimahomed-Wilson


Sabrina Alimahomed-Wilson

Sociology & Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

Research Interests: Race, class, gender inequality; transnational feminisms

 

 

 

May Ling Halim



May Ling Halim

Psychology

Research Interests: Gender development and culture

 

 

 

Kevin Johnson



Kevin E. Johnson

Communication Studies

Research Interests: First Amendment, public controversy, rhetoric

 

 

 

Demetra Kasimis


Demetra F. Kasimis

Political Science

Research Interests: Political theory, classical Greek theory, immigration, queer theory, and modern Greek studies

 

 

 

Heather Stephens



Heather M. Stephens

Economics

Research Interests: Regional economics

 

 

 

Jordan Smith


Jordan A. Yamaji Smith

Comparative World Literature and Culture

Research Interests: Transnational migrant cultures and literary translation, Japanese and Latin American literatures

 

 

 

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Douglas Pace



Douglas A. Pace

Biological Sciences

Research Interests: Ecophysiology of marine parasitism

 

 

 

Jason Schwans


Jason P. Schwans

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Research Interests: Bioorganic chemistry, enzymology, investigation of enzyme mechanism using unnatural amino acids and nucleotide analogs

 

 

 

Theodore Stankowich



Theodore Stankowich

Biological Sciences

Research Interests: Evolution of anti-predator behavior and defensive weapons in mammals

 

 

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