Students

Recent posts that showcase the engagement of our students.

UCLA LPPI Brief Finds L.A. Black & Latino Neighborhoods Lack Resources During Safer-at-Home Order

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On May 19, 2020, UCLA's Latino Policy and Politics Initiative, the UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge, and Ong and Associates (an economic and policy analysis consulting firm) issued the brief, "Struggling to Stay Home: How COVID-19…

LA Social Science Presents “Conversations with Changemakers” Featuring Dr. Leigh-Anna Hidalgo & Rosanna Simons (VID)

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The grassroots organization People for People (Gente por Gente) LA grew organically with the help of UCLA students to respond to the needs of the community, particularly during COVID-19. Find out how researchers, Dr. Leigh-Anna Hidalgo and…

LA Social Science Story: Interview with UCLA Alum and Naval Science Vice Chair CDR Robert Hill

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By Dr. Celia Lacayo, Associate Director of Community Engagement, Division of Social Sciences Commander Robert Hill is the Vice Chair of the UCLA Naval Science Department and a student in the Executive MBA Program at UCLA Anderson School of…

LA Social Science Summer Course Previews: African American Studies Courses in 2020

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As summer 2020 approaches, LA Social Science will be highlighting some of the summer courses being offered within the Division of Social Sciences at UCLA. The UCLA Department of African American Studies has exciting courses planned for the…

LA Social Science Summer Course Previews: African American Studies Presents “Reproducing While Black”

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As summer 2020 approaches, LA Social Science will be highlighting some of the summer courses being offered within the Division of Social Sciences at UCLA. The UCLA Department of African American Studies will be offering C191 - Variable Topics…

LA Social Science Summer Course Previews: Gender Studies Courses Offered in Sessions A and C

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As summer 2020 approaches, LA Social Science will be highlighting some of the summer courses being offered within the Division of Social Sciences at UCLA. UCLA Gender Studies will be offering the courses listed below. Visit www.summer.ucla.edu…

UCLA Economics Doctoral Student Selected to Attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

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Diana Van Patten, a UCLA Economics Department doctoral student, has been selected to participate in the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences, which will now take place in 2021. Ms. Van Patten was nominated to be part of this prestigious group…

LA Social Science Student Research Spotlight: Black Feminine Erotic Activism

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Dominique Rocker is finishing a Master of Arts in the Department of African American Studies at UCLA. Examining the writing and narrative resistance of Black Panther women in the 1970s, her work seeks to disrupt the prison industrial complex…

LA Social Science Presents “Conversations with Changemakers” Featuring Dr. Efrén Pérez (Video)

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As the Director of the UCLA Race, Ethnicity, Politics and Society (REPS) Lab, Dr. Efrén Pérez is facilitating cutting-edge research that examines how racial diversity impacts politics. One of his lab's current projects is an examination…