The recipients of the award are Mahmood Nikbakhtzadeh, assistant professor of health science and human ecology; Jacob Jones, associate professor of psychology; José A. Muñoz, associate professor of sociology; and Mariam Betlemidze, associate professor of communication studies.
Four CSUSB students are among the 76 CSU students who have been named the 2021-22 Sally Casanova California Pre-Doctoral Scholars.
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).
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.