The 2017 31st Annual California State University Student Research Competition

About the Competition

Each year, California State University provides a system-wide competition to showcase excellent research conducted by CSU undergraduate and graduate students in the full range of academic programs offered by the CSU.

Representatives from each of the twenty-three California State University campuses will make oral presentations before juries of professional experts from major corporations, foundations, public agencies, colleges and universities in California.

The 31st Annual California State University Student Research Competition will be held on April 28th and 29th at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Participants representing Dominguez Hills will be announced following Student Research Day in Spring 2017.

For a look at last year's  student participants, see below.


CSUDH Representatives of the 2016 30th Annual Student Research Competition

California State University, Dominguez Hills is proud to announce the students selected to represent CSUDH at the Thirtieth Annual Student Research Competition, California State University, Bakersfield, April 29th and 30th, 2016.

Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • Cynthia PerezPerceptual Differences between Latino/a and Caucasian Children”
    Faculty mentor: Megumi Kuwabara, Child Development

Biological and Agricultural Sciences

  • Sara HuMechanisms of Parasitism by the Thermophilic Ant, Melophorus Anderseni”
    Faculty mentor: Terry McGlynn, Biology

Creative Arts

  • Soulaey Mauricio, Ana Melissa Sanchez, Patrick Taylor “Los Angeles Skacore”
    Faculty mentor: George Vinovich, Digital Media Arts

Health, Nutrition and Clinical Sciences

  • Vanessa A. Dougherty and Lisa M. FaustOccupational Therapy Trauma-Informed Practice Using the Community Resiliency Model:Narrative and Photo Voice with Veterans”
    Faculty mentor: Claudia Peyton, Occupational Therapy
  • Rebecca Prosser, Michelle Savarese, Katrina Scalzi and Daniel TranShared Experiences of Social Support for People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Phenomenology”
    Faculty mentor: Claudia Peyton, Occupational Therapy

Humanities and Letters 

  • Cory L. James2014 Los Angeles/Long Beach Ports Dispute:Use or Abuse of Mediation?” 
    Faculty mentor: Margaret Manning, Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peacebuilding

Physical and Mathematical Sciences

  • Juan CardenasEvidence for Λp Elastic Scattering in the CLAS Detector”
    Faculty mentor: John Price, Physics