Faculty

Recent posts that showcase the work of our faculty.

Coming Out and “Outing Pigs”

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By Abigail C. Saguy Professor of Sociology, UCLA In late 2017, over 30 women accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment, assault or rape. Shortly after—following the lead of actress Alyssa Milano—millions…

Chronicling the Transformation of Black LA

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By Marcus Anthony Hunter Scott Waugh Endowed Chair in the Division of the Social Sciences, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, CHAIR, Department of African American Studies; Principal Investigator Over the course of the…

UCLA's Beltran-Sanchez receives the Early Achievement Award from the Population Association of America

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May 4, 2018 Assistant Professor Hiram Beltran-Sanchez, of the UCLA Division of Social Sciences’ California Center for Population Research (CCPR) and Department of Community Health Sciences, was recently awarded the Early Achievement…

Million Dollar Hoods Goes to Sacramento

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May 4, 2018 Last week, Dr. Kelly Lytle Hernandez, professor of History and African American Studies and the interim director of the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA, along with Associate Professor Chandra…

Eavesdropping on Human Personality Variation: An Evolutionary Perspective

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By Joseph H. Manson Professor of Anthropology Among our acquaintances and co-workers are the calm and the worried, the conscientious and the disorganized, the kind and the callous. Is there an overall pattern to the variation among these…

Mapping LA's Million Dollar Hoods

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By Kelly Lytle Hernandez Professor of History and African-American Studies Los Angeles County operates the largest jail system on Earth. At a cost of nearly $1 billion annually, more than 20,000 people are caged every night in county…