CSUSB has earned top honors in the Exercise is Medicine Program and special recognition for its work to encourage physical activity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Katherine Gray (art) was interviewed on KVCR’s “Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez,” Jacob Jones (psychology) and Zhaojing Chen (kinesiology) will lead a study on Parkinson’s disease with an NIH grant, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) provided historical context in articles about an assault in Los Angeles that is being investigated as an anti-Semitic hate crime.
Jacob Jones (psychology) and Zhaojing Chen (kinesiology) will lead a study on Parkinson’s disease with a grant from the NIH, Kevin Grisham (global studies) discusses domestic extremism and the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article about an incident that Los Angeles police are investigating as an anti-Semitic attack.
The four-year grant will fund a collaboration between CSUSB and scientists from UCLA, UCR, and Loma Linda University Health. Jacob Jones (psychology) will serve as principle investigator, and partner with Zhaojing Chen (kinesiology).
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles of faculty and their research by Montgomery Van Wart, a professor of public administration and a CSUSB Faculty Research Fellow in Faculty Affairs and Development. In this article, he features Wagner Prado, assistant professor of kinesiology, who has consistently shown he has what it takes to make him a high-quality senior scholar.
Meredith Conroy (political science) was interviewed for an article on how male politicians appear to be responding to personal controversy, Guillermo Escalante (kinesiology) co-authored a study on the explores relationship between hip extensor strength and hip flexor muscle length, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about breaking patterns that lead to hate crimes.
Guillermo Escalante's research focusing on sports nutrition, sports medicine and performance enhancement, has led him to speak at conferences nationally and internationally.
Jacob D. Jones (psychology) and Christopher R. Hill (kinesiology) were on a CSUSB Center on Aging team that recently published research on Parkinson’s disease, physical activity and cognitive impairment; Kimberly Collins (public administration), director of the Barbara and William Leonard Transportation Center, and graduate assistant Danny Chung, discussed insuring high-risk drivers.
Nicole C. Dabbs (kinesiology) discusses public policy that encourages active lifestyles, Nancy Acevedo (education) wrote about the college choice process of Latinx students and Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) honored with the Campus Compact’s Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award.