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Alice Quiocho
Alice Quiocho, Ph.D
Professor of Education, Language and Literacy
  • Education
  • Billing Issues
  • Multicultural Issues
  • Second Language Teaching
  • Second Language Issues
  • Reading and spelling instruction
  • Struggling readers K-12
  • Second language learners
  • reading/writing/language development
(760)750-4035
aquicho@csusm.edu
Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall
Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall, Ph.D
Associate Professor of History
  • French History
  • Haitian History
  • Jewish History
  • History of Colonialism
  • European History (esp. French)
  • History of abolitionism and race in Europe
  • History of Colonialism/History of Imperialism
  • Jewish History
  • Modern Israel history and culture
(760)750-8053
sepinwal@csusm.edu
Anne Randerson
Anne Randerson, Ph.D.
Lecturer, Management, Global Studies and Communication
  • Intercultural communication
  • Cultural intelligence
  • Global leadership skills development
  • Cultural studies
  • Diversity and multiculturalism
  • Creative writing and publishing
  • Cultural lifestyle integration – expatriate survival techniques
  • Culture shock, intercultural awareness, expatriation and repatriation
(760)750-8270
aranderson@csusm.edu
Bennett Cherry
Bennett Cherry, Ph.D.
Professor of Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resources Management
  • Customer Service Delivery Strategies
  • New Venture/New Product Development
  • Organizational Culture and Climate
(760)750-4217
bcherry@csusm.edu
Bianca Romina Mothé
Bianca Romina Mothé, Ph.D.
Professor of Biological Sciences
  • Vaccines
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Animal Models of Biomedical Research
  • The development of vaccines for Tuberculosis and chronic viruses
  • Understanding immune responses against chronic diseases
  • Studying the host genetics of animals used in research
(760)750-4637
bmothe@csusm.edu
Bonnie Bade
Bonnie Bade, Ph.d
Professor of Medical Anthropology
Chair Anthropology Department
  • Health
  • Hispanic-American/Chicano/Latino
  • Migrant Workers
  • Native Studies
  • Health Care
  • Health Care and Fold Medicine
  • Indigenous Women of Mexico
  • Immigration
  • Health Care Issues
  • Health care and fold medicine
  • Migrant workers (including Oaxaca)
  • Indigenous communities of Mexico and Southern California
  • Ethnobotany, Plant Medicines
(760)750-4124
bbade@csusm.edu
Brian Lawler
Brian Lawler, Ph.D.
  • Mathematics Education
  • High School Teacher Education
  • Educational Research
  • Learning Theory
  • Grades 6-12 mathematics education; Professional development math teachers
  • Critical and postmodern theories for qualitative research
  • Constructivist learning theory
(760)750-4260
blawler@csusm.edu
Carmen Nava
Carmen Nava, Ph.d
Associate Professor of History
  • Hispanic-American/Chicano/Latino
  • Chicano and Latino Issues
  • History of Brazil
  • Latin American History
  • History of Mexico
  • Latin American History
  • Mexican History
  • U.S. Chicano and Latino Issues
  • Brazilian History
(760)750-8028
cnava@csusm.edu
Cynthia Chavez Metoyer
Cynthia Chavez Metoyer, Ph.d
Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Latin American Issues
  • International Affairs of Nicaragua
  • Gender and Third World Development
  • Nicaraguan politics
  • Latin American Politics
  • Women in Latin American Politics
(760)750-4182
cmetoyer@csusm.edu
David Tiffany
David Tiffany, J.D., LL.M Admiralty Law
Adjunct Professor of Business Management
  • Business Law
  • Legal Issues
  • Business Patents
  • Business Law
  • Legal Issues
  • Business Patents
(760)750-4228
dtiffany@csusm.edu
Deborah Small
Deborah Small, M.F.A.
Professor of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Digital Photography
  • Artists Books
  • Southern California Native American cultural practices
  • Southern California ethnobotany
  • Blogging
  • Social and political implications of electronic technology
  • Digital photography
  • Artists books
  • Southern California Native American cultural practices
  • Southern California ethnobotany
(760)750-4151
dsmall@csusm.edu
Denise Garcia
Denise Garcia, Ph.d
Professor of Biology
  • Genome Analysis
  • Gene Expression
  • Genetics
  • Identification of genes involved in the innate immune system of shrimp under viral challenge
(760)750-4132
dgarcia@csusm.edu
Don Barrett
Don Barrett, Ph.d
Associate Professor of Sociology
  • Sexual Orientation
  • AIDS
  • Community Issues
  • Substance Abuse
  • Issues of Sexual Orientation
  • AIDS and HIV issues
  • Substance abuse
  • Community and social support relating to health issues
(760)750-4161
dbarrett@csusm.edu
Erika Daniels
Erika Daniels, Ed.D.
Professor of Education
  • Emergent and adolescent literacy
  • Developing literacy skills in struggling learners
  • Creating motivating learning environments
  • Supporting reluctant and struggling learners
  • How children become readers, writers, speakers and listeners
  • Teaching literacy skills to struggling learners
  • How environments support or hinder motivation
  • Re-engaging reluctant lear
(760)750-8547
edaniels@csusm.edu
Fernando Soriano
Fernando Soriano, Ph.d
Professor of Human Development
  • School-Based Violence and Delinquency Prevention Programming
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Family and Culture
  • Youth violence and delinquency
  • Social problems of youth and the role of culture in social problem behavior
  • Measurement of acculturation and culture
(760)750-8033
fsoriano@csusm.edu
Glen Brodowsky
Glen Brodowsky, Ph.d
Professor of Marketing
  • Focus Groups
  • Marketing
  • Global Marketing
  • Social marketing
  • Marketing in emerging nations
  • China
  • Focus groups and qualitative research design
(760)750-4261
glenbrod@csusm.edu
Ibrahim Al-Marashi
Ibrahim Al-Marashi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
  • Middle Eastern history
  • Iraqi history
  • Iranian history
  • Syrian history
  • Terrorism
  • Military History
  • Conflicts in the Middle East
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Terrorism in the Middle East
(760)750-8010
ialmarashi@csusm.edu
Jack Leu
Jack Leu, Ph.d
Professor of Operations and Information Technology
  • Environment-Sensitive Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Operations
  • Telecommunications and Computing
  • Just-In-Time systems and inventory management
  • Environment-sensitive manufacturing
  • Telecommunications and computer information systems
  • Statistical process controls
(760)750-4225
leu@csusm.edu
Jacqueline Thousand
Jacqueline Thousand, Ph.D.
  • Special education
  • Collaboration
  • School restructuring
  • Inclusive education strategies for students with & without disabilities
  • Collaborative teaming, co-teaching, cooperative learning
  • Response to Intervention, prevention of special education
(760)750-4022
jthousan@csusm.edu
Jacqueline Trishman
Jacqueline Trishman, Ph.d
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Drug Discoveries
  • Marine Natural Products
  • Marine natural products chemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Microbial Chemistry
(760)750-4206
trischma@csusm.edu
James Garces
James Garces, MPP
Lecturer, Operations Management
  • Operations Management
  • Logistics, Transportation, Distribution
  • International Trade, Globalization
  • Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Production
  • Purchasing, Planning, Forecasting
  • Operations Management of Manufacturing Firms
  • Logistics, Freight, Shipping, Warehousing, Distribution
  • International Shipping, Globalization, Trade
(760)310-6865
jgarces@csusm.edu
Janet McDaniel
Janet McDaniel, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
  • Education; Middle Schools; Multicultural Issues; Social Studies and Teaching
  • Middle school education; Teacher education; Social studies education; Interdisciplinary team teaching
(760)750-4318
mcdaniel@csusm.edu
Jill Watts
Jill Watts, Ph.d
Professor of History
  • African-American History
  • Great Depression
  • Hollywood Film
  • Mae West, Hattie McDaniel
  • Mae West
  • History of Hollywood and film
  • African-American history
  • The 1930's and the Great Depression
(760)750-4114
jwatts@csusm.edu
Jim Ferguson
Jim Ferguson, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor – COBA and Founder Sales Advisory Group
  • Sales Management and Leadership; Sales; Sales Best Practices
  • Help companies solve problems that typically impede sales and revenue growth. Implementing programs to help companies improve sales process, procedures and best practices.
(760)750-4228
jferguson@csusm.edu
Joely Proudfit
Joely Proudfit, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology and Native Studies
  • California Indians
  • Native Americans
  • Indigenous Natives
  • American Indians
  • Tribal Gaming
  • American Indian, media, film, representations
  • American Indian stereotypes
  • American Indian Health
  • American Indian Education
  • American Indian Politics
  • Tribal Government
(760)750-4619
jproudfi@csusm.edu
K. Brooks Reid
K. Brooks Reid, Ph.d
Professor of Mathematics
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Discrete Mathematics
(760)750-4088
breid@csusm.edu
Katherine Hayden
Katherine Hayden, Ed.D.
  • Technology Integration in K-12 Education
  • Online and Distance Learning
  • 21st Century Skills
  • STEM Education
  • Use of technology to support student learning
  • Online teaching and learning
  • Technology’s impact in shaping interest in STEM careers
(760)750-8545
khayden@csusm.edu
Kathleen Watson
Kathleen Watson, Ph.d
Professor of Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Organizational Communication
  • Organizational communication
  • Entrepreneurship
(760)750-4257
kwatson@csusm.edu
Keith Trujillo
Keith Trujillo, Ph.d
Professor of Psychology
Director, Office for Biomedical Research and Training
  • Substance Abuse
  • Brain and Behavior
  • Drugs and Behavior
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Drug Abuse
  • Addiction
  • Pharmacotherapy of Psychiatric Disorders
  • Pain
(760)750-4183
keith@csusm.edu
Kent Bolton
Kent Bolton, Ph.d
Professor of Political Science
  • U.S. Foreign Policy
  • U.S. National Security Policy making (NSC)
  • Comparative, Foreign Policy Analysis
  • United States foreign policy
  • United States National Security policy
  • Global Jihadism as an issue of U.S. foreign policy
(760)750-4173
kbolton@csusm.edu
Kimberly McCarthy
Kimberly McCarthy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
  • Workplace Communication
  • Rudeness
  • Incivility
  • Rude Email
  • Computer Mediated Communication
(760)750-8590
kmccarthy@csusm.edu
Kristin Stewart
Kristin Stewart, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Marketing
  • Communication and Marketing
  • The effect of digital technology on consumers response to advertising. The effect of processing affective sensory stimuli on evaluations and choice.
(760)750-4218
kstewart@csusm.edu
Laurie Stowell
Laurie Stowell, Ph.d
Director San Marcos Writing Project
Professor of Education
  • Literacy
  • Writing
  • Children's and Adolescent Literature
  • Reading and Middle School Education
  • Language and literacy
  • Middle-level language arts
  • Children and adolescent literature
  • Writing
  • Assessment
(760)750-4028
istowell@csusm.edu
Lilianna Castañeda Rossmann
Lilianna Castañeda Rossmann, Ph.d
Associate Professor of Communication
  • Conflict, Mediation, and Dialogue
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Hispanic-American/Chicano/Latino
  • Peace, conflict and mediation
  • Intercultural communication
  • Ethnic identity
(760)750-4156
rossmann@csusm.edu
Marcos Martinez
Marcos Martinez, M.A.
Professor of Theatre
  • Arts and Education
  • International Theatre
  • Bilingual/Chicano/Latino Theatre
  • Suzuki Method of Actor Training
  • Cross cultural/international theatre
  • Suzuki method of actor training
  • Acting/directing One-person comedy presentations
(760)750-4150
marcos@csusm.edu
Matt Rahn
Matt Rahn, Ph.D.
Director, Environmental Leadership Institute
  • Government, Politics, Elections
  • Science & Biology
  • Wildfires
  • Environmental Science
  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Law
  • Expert in environmental sciences, wildfire science, and firefighter health and safety
(619)846-1916
mrahn@csusm.edu
Merryl Goldberg
Merryl Goldberg, Ed.D
Professor of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Arts and Education
  • English Language Learners
  • Multicultural Issues
  • Teacher Development
  • Klezmer Music
  • Arts Education K-12 and post-secondary
  • Klezmer Music
  • World Folk Music
  • Center ARTES
(760)750-4322
goldberg@csusm.edu
Michael Schmidt
Michael Schmidt, Ph.d
Professor of Chemistry
  • Electrochemistry
  • Biomineralization
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Electrochemistry
  • Metal atoms in biological systems
  • Biomineralization
  • Carbon dioxide chemistry
(760)750-4138
schmidt@csusm.edu
Nancy Caine
Nancy Caine, Ph.d
Professor of Psychology
  • Animal Behavior
  • Brazilian Monkeys
  • Animal behavior
  • Non-human primates
  • Brazilian monkeys
  • Marmosets and tamarins
  • Anti-predator behavior and foraging adaptations by non-human primates
(760)750-4145
ncaine@csusm.edu
Nima Zaerpour
Nima Zaerpour, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Distribution and Warehousing
  • Facility Logistics Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Terminal Operations Management
  • Next generation e-commerce distribution
  • warehousing for the future global supply chain
(760)750-4272
nzaerpour@csusm.edu
P. Wesley Schultz
P. Wesley Schultz, Ph.d
Associate Professor of Psychology
  • Environmental issues
  • Climate change
  • Energy conservation
  • Global warming
  • Recycling
  • Water Conservation
  • Social Marketing
  • Conservation Behavior
  • Energy Conservation
  • Climate Change
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Norms
  • Green Marketing
  • Recycling , litter
  • Water Pollution
  • Water Conservation
(760)750-8045
wschultz@csusm.edu
Patty Seleski
Patty Seleski, Ph.d
Associate Dean of the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Higher Education Policy
  • Modern European History (focus in British History)
  • European National Identity/Conflict
  • European Multiculturalism
  • International Multilateral Institutions
  • Europe-Modern history, politics and society
  • Ethnic conflict and modern nationalism
  • Human rights and international society
  • War and diplomacy's history
  • Ireland and the Northe
(760)750-4097
pseleski@csusm.edu
Qi Sun
Qi Sun, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Finance
  • Chartered financial analyst
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Corporate sustainability investment
  • Corporate earnings
  • Corporate governance
  • Financial implications of corporate social responsibility/corporate sustainability commitment
  • Earning news and stock
  • Asset allocation strategies
(760)750-4282
qsun@csusm.edu
Rajnandini (Raj) Pillai
Rajnandini (Raj) Pillai, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Center for Leadership Innovation and Mentorship Building (CLIMB)
Professor of Management
  • Leadership
  • Cross-Cultural Leadership
  • Organizational Justice
  • Charismatic leadership
  • Transformational leadership
  • Cross-cultural management
  • Presidential leadership
(760)750-4234
rpillai@csusm.edu
Rebecca Lush
Rebecca Lush, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Literature and Writing Studies
  • Native American Literatures
  • Early Modern Trans-Atlantic Literature
  • American Literature before 1865
  • Film Studies
  • Literatures of Anglophone Colonial Americas
  • Women Writers in Early America
  • Native American Women in Literature and Film
  • Nancy Drew
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
(760)750-8004
rlush@csusm.edu
Richard Hwang
Richard Hwang, Ph.d
Professor of Accounting
  • Asian Pacific Business Issues
  • International Accounting
  • Auditing
  • International accounting
  • Cross-cultural accounting issues
  • Asian-Pacific business studies
(760)750-4220
hwang@csusm.edu
Rika Yoshii
Rika Yoshii, Ph.d
Professor of Computer Science
  • Machine Translation (Japanese to English)
  • Interactive Software/Machine Translation
  • Educational Software
  • Development of interactive educational software
(760)750-4121
ryoshii@csusm.edu
Robert Aboolian
Robert Aboolian
Professor of Operations Management
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Distribution Network Design
  • Inventory Management
  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Location Decisions
(760)750-4221
raboolia@csusm.edu
Robert Rider
Robert Rider
Chair of the Economics Department
Professor of Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Sports Economics
  • Economics of War and Conflict
  • Public policy and economics (taxation, government policies)
  • Law and economics
  • Economic theory
  • Political economy
  • Game theory and strategic behavior of organizations and individuals
(760)750-4140
rrider@csusm.edu
Robert Yamashita
Robert Yamashita, Ph.d
Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Track in Science and Society, Liberal Studies
  • Society and Digital Information
  • Health
  • Race Issues
  • Genetics and Society
  • Social Implications of genetics
  • Societal applications of digital information
  • Race and health care issues
(760)750-4204
yamashta@csusm.edu
Rong-Ji Chen
Rong-Ji Chen, Ph.D.
  • Mathematics education
  • Educational technology
  • Children thinking in mathematics
  • Mathematics teacher education and professional development
  • Mathematics teaching strategies
(760)750-8509
rchen@csusm.edu
Silvia Rolle-Rissetto
Silvia Rolle-Rissetto, Ph.d
Professor of Hispanic Studies
  • Contemporary Hispanic Literature
  • Applied Linguistics, namely Second Language Acquisition
  • Literary Translation
  • Creative Writing
  • Contemporary Peninsular and Insular Literature of Spain (from the 18th to the 21st centuries), particularly Women Writers
  • Theory, Pedagogy, Creative Writing, and Literary Translation
(760)750-4115
srolle@csusm.edu
Stephen Zera
Stephen Zera, Ph.d
Associate Professor of Finance
  • Stock Options
  • Investment Analysis
  • Investment strategy
  • Financial markets and institutions
  • Corporate finance
(760)750-4224
szera@csusm.edu
Susie Lan Cassel
Susie Lan Cassel, Ph.d
Professor of Literature and Writing Studies
  • Asian Americans
  • Asian American Literature
  • Race Issues
  • Multicultural American Literature
  • 20th Century American Literature
  • Asian-American literature
  • Issues of mixed race
  • Multicultural American literature
  • 20th Century American literature
(760)750-8030
scassel@csusm.edu
Tejinder Neelon
Tejinder Neelon, Ph.d
Professor of Mathematics
  • Local Analytic Geometry
  • Complex Analysis
  • Pedagogy and Calculus
  • Foreign Cinema
  • Local analytic geometry
  • Complex analysis
  • Pedagogy calculus
  • Foreign cinema
(760)750-4181
neelon@csusm.edu
Vassilis Dalakas
Vassilis Dalakas, Ph.D.
Professor of Marketing
  • Consumer Psychology
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Sports Marketing
  • Sponsorships
  • Sports Fans
  • Gift giving
  • Consumption of entertainment
  • Reality TV Consumer social voice, consumer complaints through social media
  • Schadenfreude
  • Sports Rivalries
(760)750-4226
vdalakas@csusm.edu
Vivienne Bennett
Vivienne Bennett, Ph.d
Professor of Border Studies
  • Water Resource Politics
  • Democratization, the Grassroots, and the Business in Latin America
  • The politics of water in California
  • The politics of water along the US-Mexico border
  • Gender and water in Latin America
  • The response of business sector to progressive reform in Latin
(760)750-4190
vbennett@csusm.edu
Wenyuh Tsay
Wenyuh Tsay
Associate Professor of Finance
  • Corporate finance
  • Investments
  • Financial markets and financial institutions
  • Asia-Pacific financial issues
  • Corporate finance
  • Investments
  • Banking and financial institutions
  • Asia-Pacific financial issues
(760)750-4222
wtsay@csusm.edu
Yi Sun
Yi Sun
Associate Professor of Information Systems
  • Mobile computing
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Cyber Security
  • Information System
  • Mobile Application Development and Mobile Commerce
  • Electronic Wearable and Privacy
  • Local Government Information Systems
(760)750-4232
ysun@csusm.edu
Yuan Yuan
Yuan Yuan, Ph.d
Professor of Literature and Writing
  • Asian American Literature
  • Chinese Film
  • Modern Chinese literature and film
  • Chinese language
  • Asian-American literature
  • Cultural Studies
(760)750-4081
yuan@csusm.edu
Zhiwei Xiao
Zhiwei Xiao, Ph.d
Associate Professor of History
  • Chinese Film
  • Chinese History
  • Chinese History
  • Chinese Film
  • Hollywood in China
(760)750-4141
zxiao@csusm.edu

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