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Fernando Soriano, Ph.D.
Human development professor, College of Education, Health & Human Services (CEHHS)
Soriano is an expert in youth violence, delinquency and substance use, and prevention program development, particularly with multicultural youth. His research focuses on the role of culture in behavior and cognition as it relates to social problem behaviors. He also has conducted research on the prevalence, risk and protective factors associated with intimate partner violence among Latina populations. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California, Riverside and a master’s and doctorate in social-personality psychology from the University of Colorado.
Keith Trujillo, Ph.D.
Director, Office for Training, Research and Education in the Sciences (OTRES) , College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral & Social Sciences (CHABBS)
Trujillo is a neuroscientist and psychopharmacologist with a longstanding interest in the neural basis of drug abuse and addiction. As the director of OTRES, he oversees programs aimed at helping students from underrepresented groups succeed in the sciences and as professional researchers. He performed research on the brain and behavior for several years at the University of Michigan before joining the faculty at CSUSM. He earned bachelor’s degrees in biological sciences, psychology and chemistry from Chico State and a doctorate in pharmacology and toxicology from the University of California, Irvine.
Sharon Hamill, Ph.D.
Psychological sciences, child and adolescent development professor, College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral & Social Sciences (CHABBS)
Hamill’s areas of expertise include adolescent development, adult development, family caregiving, palliative care and prosocial development. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Cal State Long Beach and a master’s and doctorate in social ecology from the University of California, Irvine.
Wesley Schultz, Ph.D.
Psychology professor, College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral & Social Sciences (CHABBS)
Schultz is a social psychologist whose research focuses on social influence and behavior change. Recent projects include studies on environmental programs (such as energy conservation, water conservation, recycling and green marketing), the behavioral dimensions of climate change, and cross-cultural research on environmental attitudes. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California, Irvine and a doctorate in psychology from Claremont Graduate University.
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