cheyenne

CHEYENNE M CUMMINGSCheyenne Cummings

Lecturer & Instructional Assistant

MAILING ADDRESS

Department of Earth Sciences
California State University, Dominguez Hills
1000 E. Victoria Street

Tel: (310) 243 - 3368
E-Mail: 
ccummings@csudh.edu 

EDUCATION

  •            M.S., Environmental Science, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2016
  •            M.A., Psychology, University of California, Riverside, 2009
  •            B.S., Earth Sciences, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2007
  •            B.A., Psychology, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2007

COURSES

  •            EAR 100 Physical Geology
  •            EAR 101 Physical Geology Laboratory
  •            EAR 201 Earth History Laboratory
  •            GEO 350 World Geography
  •            SMT 312 Natural Disasters
  •            SMT 416 Earth Science for Teachers

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

Cheyenne joined the department as a Lecturer in 2011. Having found a passion for students and faculty, he current holds two positions, part-time Lecturer and Instructional Assistant/Lab Technician. His graduate research focused on observing changes in impermeable surfaces within the Los Angeles River Watershed and the resulting impact on river discharge. As a result of this work, his interests also include urban development. As part of the field of Urban Geology, he has a general background in geology, geohydrology, geochemistry, along with an understanding of natural hazards experienced in metropolitan areas and the impact the urban environment has on people. He has maintained connections with groups across Los Angeles, including Tree People, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve, Madrona Marsh Perserve, and Friends of the Los Angeles River (FOLAR). Additionally, he is a member of the environmental sustainability team at CSU Dominguez Hills and spearheads the annual Earth Day Festival on campus. He strives to encourage student engagement and continued education in environmental sustainability.

 

PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

Publications

Cummings, C.M. (2016). Analysis and implication of impervious surface change due to
      urbanization in the Los Angeles River Watershed. Unpublished master's thesis. California
      State University Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA.

Rosen, L.D., Cheever, N.A., Felt, J., & Cummings, C.M. (2008). The impact of emotionality and
      self-disclosure on online dating versus traditional dating. Computers in Human Behavior. 
      v. 24, issue 5, p.2124-2157.