Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center

CSU Student Research Competition

The CSU Student Research Competition is held each spring to promote excellence in undergraduate and graduate scholarly research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student accomplishments across the 23 CSU campuses.

2018 CSUMB Delegates at Sacramento State
2018 CSUMB Delegates at Sacramento State
2017 CSUMB Delegates at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
2017 CSUMB Delegates at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
2016 CSUMB Delegates at CSU Bakersfield
2016 CSUMB Delegates at CSU Bakersfield

San Francisco State University will host the 36th Annual CSU Student Research Competition. Check out more about the competition below.

Congratulations to the following delegates selected to represent CSUMB in April 2021! Congratulations to Claudia Rocha (1st Place; Session 18) and Paul Dommert (2nd Place; Session 19) for placing in the Behavioral, Social Sciences, and Public Administration category. Congratulations to the faculty mentors and the research teams. 

  • Gagandeep Choongh & Erika Hernandez Gonzalez - Psychology & Business; Faculty mentor: Dr. Jenny Lin
    • Safety or Value? A Construal Level Theory Perspective on Consumers' Perceptions toward the Brand
  • Courtney Crouse & Nevan Bell - Psychology; Faculty mentor: Dr. Jennifer Lovell
    • Electrocardiographic Parameters of Sedated Southern Sea Otters
  • Paul Dommert - Psychology; Faculty mentor: Dr. Christine Valdez
    • Understanding the Psychology of Tranformation: A Mixed Methods Investigation into the Dynamics of Significant Psychological Change
  • Gerhard Gross & Ethan Quaranta - Social Behavioral Sciences and Global Studies & Environmental Sciences; Faculty mentor: Dr. Yong Lao
    • Assessing the Vulnerability of Monterey Bay Area Seniors to COVID-19
  • Melissa-Ann Lagunas - Psychology; Faculty mentor: Dr. Jennifer Lovell
    • Connectedness to Nautre and Well-being Among First-generation College Students, Faculty, and Staff 
  • Amelia Parker & Jesus Sanchez Orozco - Humanities and Communication; Faculty mentor: Dr. Sam Robinson
    • Higher Education Is Not Immune to Messaging Mishaps: A Rhetorical Analysis of COVID-19 Messanging on U.S. Campuses
  • Claudia Rocha - PsychologyFaculty mentor: Dr. Jennifer Lovell
    • WE WILL GET THROUGH THIS!: Using Youth Participatory Action Research as a Tool to Advocate for Latinx Youth During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Rosalba Saavedra - Kinesiology; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Eric Martin
    • Relationship Between Walking Speed and Key Vital Signs in Young Adults