SocialSciences Research News

Nixing new nuclear process

A study by Linda Cohen, economics professor, is featured on PhysOrg.com April 20, 2010


Rumbaut to deliver keynotes at up-coming international immigration conferences

Talks will highlight potential policy implications resulting from differing views on the “second generation”


Black voters to play big roll in November, climate change issue may be factor

Katherine Tate, political science professor, is quoted in Black Voices News April 13, 2010


Laser nuclear technology might pose security risk

A study by Linda Cohen, economics professor, is featured by NPR April 12, 2010


To the loser -- a lawyer

Wayne Sandholtz, political science professor, is quoted in The Economist April 8, 2010


Animal spirits do cause booms

A study by Fabio Milani, economics assistant professor, is featured in the Investors Chronicle March 26, 2010


Greenhalgh receives Association for Asian Studies Levenson Book Prize

Honor recognizes her book, Just One Child: Science and Policy in Deng’s China, for "original scholarship and rigorous analysis"


What can social security teach us about health care reform?

UCI sociologist Edwin Amenta explains


New study finds conditions favorable for revitalization of the labor movement

Findings are featured in the April 2010 issue of the American Sociological Review


An inside look at the U.S. Census

UCI sociologist Judith Treas provides insight on the decennial count and her role in this year's survey design


Outstanding graduate student

Research excellence earns political science graduate student Chris Stout the UCI Alumni Association 2010 Lauds and Laurels Outstanding Graduate Student Award


UCI Alumni Association announces 2010 Lauds & Laurels award winners

Five social sciences affiliates receive honors


Urbanizing China long way from residence reform

Dorothy Solinger, political science professor, is quoted on Reuters.com March 11, 2010


Treas to co-lead national forum on aging, immigration

American Society on Aging's National Forum on Immigration in an Aging Society set for March 18 in Chicago


Risks outweigh rewards of uranium enrichment innovation, study says

Findings by UCI economist Linda Cohen and Georgetown physicist Francis Slakey published in March issue of Nature


Research in action: Neumark testifies before California State Senate

Professor's research on California Enterprise Zone Program effectiveness part of informational hearing


Seeking a public opinion of substance

An op-ed by Kevin O'Leary, CSD visiting research fellow, is featured in the LA Times March 9, 2010


Byrd co-edits special issue of Journal of World-Systems Research

Topics focus on social forums, movements and places


UCI professor cautions against erasing Haiti’s history, culture

Editorial appears in Social Science Research Council blog


UCI Olive Tree Initiative branches throughout UC system, OC community

Student-led peace initiative inspires new undergraduate certificate program, community-based knowledge trip, and spin-offs on multiple UC campuses