SocialSciences Research News

Donald Hoffman Good news: You are not your brain

Research by Donald D. Hoffman, cognitive sciences professor, is featured in the Huffington Post March 27, 2012


Cecelia Lynch After Kony 2012: Three ways NGOs can work with Africans as equals (op-ed)

Op-ed by Cecelia Lynch, political science professor and international studies director, as featured in the Christian Science Monitor March 23, 2012


UCI launches gang intervention training program

Inaugural class starts March 23


Inaugural Women of UCI award winners recognized

Three of four recipients come from social sciences


Simon Huttegger Sending and receiving the right – or mostly right – signals

On-going study by LPS associate professor Simon Huttegger seeks to model imperfect communication


Katherine Faust Faust is UROP's March Mentor of the Month

Honor recognizes the sociology professor for her continued support of undergraduate research


Garb takes part in 20th annual mediation conference

March 16, OC Sheriff’s Regional Training Facility


Cecelia Lynch Ethical humanitarianism

UCI receives Henry Luce Foundation grant for Lynch-led project on ethics behind charitable development and distribution in Africa


OTI sends its first contingent to Armenia and Turkey

Bon Voyage Celebration March 11, 3:00-5:00 p.m.


Raul Fernandez Fernandez delivers pre-concert lecture at UC Davis

Listen in via podcast


Social sciences faculty, students and alumni are part of inaugural TEDxUCIrvine

March 3, 1:00-7:00 p.m. in the Claire Trevor Theatre


Gilbert Gonzalez More accolades for Harvest of Loneliness

Documentary on Bracero Program by UCI emeritus and alumnus earns 2012 Rollins Award


New textbook by cognitive sciences researcher Nicole Gage helps undergrads understand cognitive neuroscience

New textbook by cognitive sciences researcher Nicole Gage helps undergrads understand cognitive neuroscience


Jeremy Heis, logic & philosophy of science assistant professor, receives inaugural Rogers Prize

Honor recognizes best paper published in the British Journal for the History of Philosophy in 2011


Julia Elyachar Post-January 2011 Egypt surveyed in new online forum co-edited by anthropologist Julia Elyachar

Post-January 2011 Egypt surveyed in new online forum co-edited by anthropologist Julia Elyachar


Jennifer Lee New research by sociologist Jennifer Lee finds positive stereotypes reinforce and boost performance

New research by sociologist Jennifer Lee finds positive stereotypes reinforce and boost performance


Bill Maurer An untapped mobile money market

Domestic payments in developing countries have been unduly neglected in policy discussions, says a new study by anthropologist and IMTFI director Bill Maurer


Russell Dalton As election season heats up, a new book by political scientist Russell Dalton examines the dichotomous relationship between political parties and the constituencies they court

As election season heats up, a new book by political scientist Russell Dalton examines the dichotomous relationship between political parties and the constituencies they court


David Neumark Healthcare costs decrease over time when low-income uninsured are provided coverage, study finds

Study co-authored by economist David Neumark published in Health Affairs


Frank Bean New study ties Mexican American educational attainment gap to grandparent legal status

Findings presented at international immigration conference in D.C.