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Black History Month 2022
Perspectives on Black History Month 
Three UCI social scientists weigh in
Christopher Harris
Christopher Harris
Global and International Studies Assistant Professor
Sabrina Strings
Sabrina Strings
Sociology Associate Professor and Chancellor's Fellow
Michelle Thomas
Michelle Thomas
Undergraduate Psychology Major, Inaugural Social Sciences Black Lives Matter Scholar and Black Psychology Student Association President
Critical race theory
Critical race theory, explained
In video series, 5 UCI scholars share answers to common questions
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ICYMI: Understanding the Russia-Ukraine Conflict
UCI social scientists breakdown the unfolding crisis
Sara Goodman
Citizenship in Hard Times
Book by Sara Wallace Goodman, UCI political science, examines the role politics play in peoples' recognition, response to democratic threats
Maggie Woodruff
Two degrees of impact
How Maggie Woodruff, '21 J.D. from UCI law and current anthropology Ph.D. student, plans to use dual degrees to improve lives
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UCI Graduate Division awards grants for social sciences research
Research topics funded to advance academic understanding of democratic threats, sexuality, and international migration
Ly named 2022 Gates-Cambridge Scholar
'21 UCI anthropology and human biology alumna is first U.S. recipient from UCI in four years
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in the media
Social sciences faculty and graduate students are consistently sought by media for their expertise in areas ranging from digital play to gender pay. Check out some of our top hits, self-authored pieces, and on-air interviews below, or visit us online for the full run down.
Vanessa Delgado

Commentary: Budgeting racial justice for the University of California

Bill Maurer, UCI dean of social sciences, Charles R. Hale, UCSB dean of social sciences and Katharyne Mitchell, UCSC dean of social sciences, weigh in via CalMatters.
Alana LeBron
LeBron on race, env. justice
Voice of OC
Jeff Kopstein
Kopstein on
Canada protests
New York Times
Michael Tesler
Tesler on race, politics
Samar Al-Bulushi
Al-Bulushi on coups in Africa
Democracy Now!
Global China in an Anxious Age
9:15 a.m.-5:00 p.m. | Zoom (pre-registration required)

Day two of UCI's Forum for the Academy and the Public discussion. Full speaker lineup and schedule online.
Couple Relationship Functioning and Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from the National Couples' Health and Time Study
12:30-1:30 p.m. | Zoom (pre-registration required)

featuring Claire Kamp Dush, Professor, Sociology, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota
Blockchain Trust: Stakeholders' Perspectives on Cryptocurrency Transactions
3:00-4:15 p.m. | Zoom (pre-registration required)

featuring Corina Sas, Professor, Human-Computer Interaction, School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University, UK
Creative Dissent: Asian/American Womxn Artists Respond to Hate
5:00-6:20 p.m. | Zoom (pre-registration required)

panel discussion featuring Phung Huynh, Visual Artist | May Yang, Artist and Scholar | Kuttin Kandi, Theater Performer, Educator and Community Organizer
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