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Pride Month
Pride Month
Perspective from UCI social sciences
Davin Phoenix
Commemorating Juneteenth
Davin Phoenix, UCI political science associate professor and Inclusive Excellence Term Chair Professor, offers reflections
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UCI researchers find keys to memory consolidation in deep sleep
Findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, employ team's new technique for measuring long-range neural activity
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UCI study finds strong negative relationship between minimum wage increases and employment
Findings published by IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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Al-Bulushi and Vega named 2022-23 Career Enhancement Fellows
Honor from the Institute for Citizens and Scholars seeks to increase presence of promising underrepresented junior faculty members in the humanities, social sciences, and arts
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UCI honors five from social sciences with Dynamic Womxn of UCI awards
Irene Vega
Vega earns Distinguished Article Award for study on use of force at the U.S.-Mexico border
Honor recognizes the sociology assistant professor for outstanding research
Vanessa Delgado
Delgado wins student paper prize for work on children of undocumented immigrants
Award from the American Sociological Association recognizes the sociology Ph.D. candidate for outstanding research
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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.
Sara Mednick

From the closet to the spotlight, LGBTQ+ life isn't easy on our health

An essay by Sara Mednick, cognitive sciences, courtesy of
Jack Liebersohn
on recession
Hector Tobar
Tobar on
Literary Hub
Tom Boellstorff
Boellstorff on the metaverse
The Conversation
David Neumark
Neumark on pay equity
David Meyer

What the gun control movement can learn from the antiabortion movement

David Meyer, sociology, explains in this piece for The Washington Post.
Samantha Vortherms
Vortherms on China
Financial Times
Edwin Amenta
Amenta on social movements
New Books Network
Eric Swanson
Swanson on interest rates
Eve Darian Smith
Darian-Smith on climate crisis
The Dynamics of Value-Based Decision-Making
12:00-1:00 p.m. | Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1517

featuring Ian Krajbich, Associate Professor, Departments of Psychology and Economics, The Ohio State University
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