Channel Island Research

Channel Islands

  • Environmental

    Assessing the Effects of the Refugio Oil Spill

    When a ruptured oil pipeline sent more than 21,000 gallons of crude oil into the ocean near Refugio State Beach, the CSU Channel Islands’ Environmental Science and Resource Management program began their work immediately.

  • Politics & Social Justice

    Telling the Tale of Two Border Cities

    Rosalba Rocha’s project tests theories of immigrant assimilation by measuring social and economic outcomes among both Mexican immigrants and U.S.-born Mexicans.

  • Politics & Social Justice

    Understanding the Rise in Political Gridlock

    New findings from CSU Channel Islands professors offer rare insight into increasing polarization in Congress and its role in governmental fiscal deadlock.

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