Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Ryan Todd
Submission Date May 9, 2016
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California State University, Sacramento
AC-9: Academic Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Kristina Cullen
Sustainability Analyst
Facilities Management—Sustainability
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Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
230

Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in research:
600

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
34

The total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that conduct research:
42

A copy of the sustainability research inventory that includes the names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
Names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:

See attached


A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory:

Responsible party investigated faculty member's websites and biographies to determine who is conducting sustainability related research. Also consulted with CSUS's Department of Research Affairs.


A brief description of notable accomplishments during the previous three years by faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:

Dr. James Baxter produced an environmental film entitled "Becoming California" that won two regional Emmy awards. He also published two papers highlighting the relationship between the media and environmental learning. Dr. Ronald Coleman and Dr. Robert Titus investigated the straying of Chinook salmon from the Coleman National Fish Hatchery into the lower American River and found that "release location should be carefully evaluated if future downstream releases are conducted by Sacramento River watershed hatcheries".


The website URL where information about sustainability research is available:

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