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Stuart Sumida
January 23, 2023

Stuart Sumida, a professor of biology, has used his knowledge, background and research in anatomy and paleontology to work as a consultant with filmmakers and animators for most of the major film animation studios, including “Puss in Boots, the Last Wish,” which has been nominated for an Academy Award.

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December 2, 2022

Stuart Sumida (biology), as vice president of the Society for Vertebrate Paleontology, discusses the problem of fossils being purchased by private buyers, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was mentioned in news coverage of the first-ever meeting of the California Commission on the State of Hate, of which he is an appointed member.

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January 25, 2022

Stuart Sumida (biology), James Estes (finance), Mike Stull (entrepreneurship), David Yaghoubian (history) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) shared their expertise with the news media in various topics.

Faculty in the News
August 20, 2020

Stuart Sumida (biology) is one of the animation experts who will speak at Teesside University’s internationally renowned Animex festival. Now in its 21st year, the festival will take place virtually.

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February 3, 2020

Chad Sweeney (English) wrote about writers participating in open mic-nights to share their work, and Stuart Sumida (biology) was interviewed about his consulting work on films like “Jurassic World.”

March 20, 2018

Stuart Sumida, a paleontologist who's consulted on animal anatomy for films like Kung Fu Panda and Disney's Tarzan, was one of the experts animator Richard Oud turned to during the development of the video game Horizon Zero Dawn.

CSUSB Faculty in the news
May 17, 2018

Stuart Sumida (biology) helped a UC Berkeley Ph.D. candidate organize a symposium, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the radicalization of young white males by the far right.

paleontology dig in New Mexico
July 12, 2018

The grant of more than $24,000 from the David B. Jones Foundation will support a paleontological dig in Central New Mexico.

September 28, 2018

Stuart Sumida, a paleontologist and professor of biology at Cal State San Bernardino, was one of the experts interviewed for a segment on the rollback of protected land in two of Utah’s national monuments: Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears.