Kaveri Subrahmanyam, Ph.D.

Outstanding Professor Award, 2013-14
Los Angeles
Department of Psychology

I love working with students and helping them become the best they can be.  My research seeks to understand how technology influences and empowers youth.
Professor Kaveri Subrahmanyam is a nationally-recognized expert on the effect of interactive media on children and adolescents. She also conducts research on language development, and completed a Minority Biomedical Research Support-funded study on Latino children’s second language learning.

For her research, in which she frequently involves CSU Los Angeles students, Subrahmanyam has garnered more than $400,000 in funding from the National Institute of General Medical Science, the Spencer Foundation, and Consumer Connections. Additionally, she is an expert commentator for media both in the U.S. and abroad.

She also served as co-editor of a special section of the American Psychological Association’s Developmental Psychology (March 2012). Her scholarly publication, “Digital Youth: The Role of Media in Development,” received a positive review from PsyCritiques.

Subrahmanyam’s strong research has earned her this year’s CSULA Outstanding Professor Award.