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David Meyer Aung San Suu Kyi finds common cause with Russian dissident punk rockers

David Meyer, sociology professor, is quoted in the Washington Post and United Press International September 20, 2012


Louis DeSipio The new gender gap: Poll shows Obama with 52 point lead among Latinas, 29 among Hispanic men

Louis DeSipio, Chicano/Latino studies and political science associate professor, is quoted in My San Antonio September 20, 2012


Brooks helping alma mater

Scott Brooks, social sciences alumnus, is featured in the Daily Pilot September 18, 2012


Thunder Coach Scott Brooks still proud to be an Anteater

Scott Brooks, social sciences alumnus, is featured in the Orange County Register September 18, 2012


Louis DeSipio Social issues a mixed bag for Latino voters, but won't drive election, poll says

Louis DeSipio, Chicano/Latino studies and political science associate professor, is featured in Fox News Latino September 18, 2012


Don Hoffman Set science free – A review by Donald D. Hoffman

A review by Don Hoffman, cognitive sciences professor, is featured on Beliefnet September 17, 2012


Graeme Boushey Legislation puts California on the electoral map

Graeme Boushey, political science assistant professor, is featured in the San Carlos Patch September 18, 2012


The case against raising minimum wage

An op-ed by Patrick Button, economics graduate student, is featured in The Regina Leader-Post September 15, 2012


SAEP closes out another successful year

Program helps prepare first generation undergrads for graduate school


Louis DeSipio Can U.S. Republicans win Latinos away from the Democrats?

Louis DeSipio, Chicano/Latino studies and political science associate professor, is featured in the Latin American Advisor September 5, 2012


New faculty in social sciences bring diverse research expertise and experience

Interests span public policy innovation, social inequality, environmental politics, philosophy of mathematics and of physics, and human decision making processes


David Neumark Fed study: States with low welfare growth, simple tax rates grow faster

Research by David Neumark, economics Chancellor's Professor and Center for Economics & Public Policy director, is featured in Newamax September 04, 2012


Louis DeSipio Democrats, Republicans woo Latinos at conventions

Louis DeSipio, Chicano/Latino studies and political science professor, is interviewed on KQED News September 4, 2012


Taylor Nelms Marketing finance in the aftermath of crisis

A blog post by Taylor Nelms, anthropology graduate student, is featured on Charisma Consumer Market Studies September 4, 2012


Jim Weatherall The ‘Pioneer anomaly’ that threatened to upend physics

An article by Jim Weatherall, logic & philosophy of science assistant professor, is featured in The Boston Globe September 2, 2012


Louis DeSipio Romney and Latino voters: Does he stand a chance?

Louis DeSipio, Chicano/Latino studies and political science professor, is interviewed on 89.3 KPCC September 01, 2012


Raul Fernandez Viredo Espinosa dies; Cuban Abstract Expressionist painter was 83

Raul Fernandez, Chicano/Latino studies professor and department chairs, is quoted in the Washington Post, Coastline Pilot and ArcaMax September 01, 2012


David Snow Sneak attacks deliver punchier message, RNC protesters say

David Snow, sociology Distinguished Professor, is quoted in the Tampa Bay Times August 30, 2012


Ruben Rumbaut Deportation nation

Research by Ruben Rumbaut, sociology professor, and M. Kathleen Dingeman, sociology graduate student, is featured in the New York Times August 31, 2012


The Pirate Hour with Russell Dalton

Russell Dalton, political science professor, is interviewed on The Pirate Hour August 31, 2012