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Center for Global Innovation building, Faculty in the News
February 2, 2023

Marc Robinson (history) was interviewed about the Black History Month programs at CSUSB, Fabian Borges (political science) published a paper on social affinities and attitudes on the redistribution of wealth, Sant Khalsa (art, emerita) is presenting an exhibit on the Joshua trees, and an interview with Stuart Sumida (biology) about the Avatar franchise was cited.

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.

CSUSB Faculty in the News
January 22, 2021

Highlighted in recent news coverage: the work of Stuart Sumida (biology) with Pixar, and the research and expertise of Kevin Grisham (global studies) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) on extremists activity tied to the Jan. 6 Capitol Hill riot.

CSUSB Faculty in the News
January 19, 2021

Stuart Sumida (biology), Meredith Conroy (political science), Michael Stull (entrepreneurship), Vipin Gupta (management), Anthony Silard (public administration) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage of various topics.

Stuart Sumida was invited by Pixar animation supervisors to work on the movie.
January 12, 2021

CSUSB professor of biology Stuart Sumida served as a consultant to animators for the film’s character, “Mr. Mittens.”   

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January 21, 2020

The hiring of Pablo Gomez (psychology) as the first fulltime CSUSB Palm Desert Campus faculty member is included in recent news coverage. Sam Crowell (education, emeritus) Stuart Sumida (biology) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) also are included.

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.