Faculty

Recent posts that showcase the work of our faculty.

LA Social Science Rising Scholars Series on Gentrification in Los Angeles with Dr. Alfredo Huante

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Dr. Alfredo Huante is an interdisciplinary social scientist whose research interests rest at the intersection of critical race studies, urban studies, and Latinx studies. His recent research project examines how policymakers, stakeholders,…

UCLA Division of Social Sciences Premieres “Community Engaged Scholarship” Video

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Here at UCLA, community engaged scholarship is not an option – it is an imperative. Los Angeles is a profoundly diverse, multicultural city and a gateway to the rest of the planet. In the Division of Social Sciences, we take our location and…

RSVP for the UCLA Data-Informed Governance (DIG) Conference on July 7

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Presenting UCLA's first conference on Data-Informed Governance (DIG) July 7, 2021 Online, starting at 8 a.m. PDT REGISTER NOW Watch three panel discussions featuring experts and peers from the public, private, and civic sectors. Exchange…

Incoming UCLA Professor Justin Dunnavant Selected as a National Geographic 2021 Emerging Explorer

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Dr. Justin Dunnavant, an incoming professor in the Department of Anthropology, has been selected as one of "15 global changemakers" for the National Geographic 2021 Emerging Explorer cohort. National Geographic Society states: "These…

UCLA Department of African American Studies Remembers the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre on Its Website and in Upcoming Events

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Please join the Department of African American Studies at UCLA as it commemorates the Tulsa Massacre Centennial beginning TODAY throughout the Memorial Day weekend.  To learn more, click HERE to visit a special edition of their website. Events Tulsa…

UCLA Social Sciences Dean’s Salon Presents “2021 Hollywood Diversity Report: Lessons Learned” on June 7

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Darnell Hunt, Ph.D. Dean, UCLA Division of Social Sciences Professor of Sociology and African American Studies Invites you to attend the Dean's Salon 2021 Hollywood Diversity Report: Lessons Learned Monday, June 7, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.…

LA Social Science Presents “Conversations with Changemakers” Featuring Dr. Paul Ong Discussing AAPI Community Challenges

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Dr. Paul Ong, Center for Neighborhood Knowledge Director and UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs Professor, speaks with LA Social Science about the challenges the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community faced during the COVID-19…

Activating Justice Through a Latinx Lens

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What would our criminal legal system look like if it was truly designed to reduce harm, advance public safety, and end America’s legacy as the world’s leading incarcerator? That was the question on everyone’s mind last week as our…

RSVP Now for the UCLA/Getty Program’s Distinguished Speaker Series Featuring Jeanelle Austin on June 4

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Dr. Glenn Wharton Chair, UCLA/Getty Program in the Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials invites you to attend UCLA/Getty Program's Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Jeanelle Austin Founder and Director, Racial…