Every day, hundreds of CDIP Scholars are conducting world-class research, providing first-rate instruction, and working to ensure the success of CSU students across California.
CDIP Scholars are selected in a competitive process based on their potential for success as doctoral students and in tenure-track faculty positions.
Get to know a few of our gifted scholars, learn why they decided to pursue a doctorate and what ignites their passion for research.
Villarreal’s research focuses on the factors that influence college access, persistence and completion in new Latinx destinations.
Thomas's doctoral journey is focused on media's representation of Black queer women, critically considering how race and gender are inscribed upon Black transgender bodies.
Crook's research focuses on human-environment geography, human dimensions of environmental management and cultural ecosystem services.
Meet some of the many accomplished graduates of the Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program and learn what they're doing today.
Dr. Zelezny, CDIP cohort 1993-94, began her role as president of CSU Bakersfield in July 2018.
Dr. Dong, CDIP cohort 1995-96, works to increase access to high-quality education for all students at Cal Poly Pomona.