Office of Graduate Studies and Research

Research at CSUMB


Go Otters!

The following CSUMB student researchers earned first place for CSU Monterey Bay at the 36th Annual CSU Student Research Competition hosted (virtually) at San Francisco State University, on April 29th & 30th, 2022.

Nevan Bell (undergraduate)~ Psychology

Campus Perceptions of Policing and How to Improve Sense of Safety

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jennifer Lovell 

Competition Category: Behavioral, Social Sciences, and Public Administration

Ellre Villanueva-Ancheta & Lauren Frey (graduate students)~ Master of Science Physician Assistant

The Impact of Mentorship on Pre-PA Student Knowledge and Confidence

Faculty Mentor: Nicole Reichhart, MSPA, PA-C

Competition Category: Education


Congratulations also to the other CSUMB students who competed in the event!

Gagandeep Choongh~ Psychology & Business
Cultural Appreciation: A Case Study on Conducting Cross-Cultural Research
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jenny Lin
Competition Category: Behavioral and Social Sciences

Rachel Frese~ Kinesiology
Rock Steady Boxing Exercise Both Maintains and Improves Physical Function in People with Parkinson’s Disease
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Maria Bellumori
Competition Category: Health, Nutrition and Clinical Sciences 

Erika Hernandez- Gonzalez~ Business Administration
Green Skepticism: Examining the Role of Social Media Influencers on Consumer Attitudes Towards Green Brands
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jenny Lin
Competition Category: Business, Economics, and Public Administration 

Spencer Winter~ Molecular Biology; Human Development
Speckled Sanddab Cell Proliferation During Adult Neurogenesis
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Zurine De Miguel (Psychology)
Competition Category: Biological and Agricultural Sciences