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Meymuna Hussein-Cattan
Passion and purpose
Meymuna Hussein-Cattan, '09 UCI social sciences alumna and Blum Center partner, has been named one of CNN's Top 10 Heroes for her work changing lives and enriching communities.

Help us elevate Meymuna to become THE top CNN Hero of the Year - an honor that carries a $100,000 prize to support her non-profit, the Tiyya Foundation - by voting through Tuesday, Dec. 6.

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Andrew Penner
UCI-led study finds pay practices, job barriers to blame for women making less than men
Findings across 15 countries suggest how new policies could resolve continuing issues
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UCI-led team uses robots to study brain's ability to switch between first-person experience and global map
Findings, published in PNAS, are helping researchers understand a unique cognitive function with links to memory, navigation
Eleana Kim
Making Peace with Nature: Ecological Encounters Along the Korean DMZ
New book by Eleana Kim, UCI anthropology professor, explores how nature has flourished where human diplomacy has failed
Edwin Amenta
Rough Draft of History: A Century of US Social Movements in the News
New book by UCI sociologist Edwin Amenta analyzes more than a century of digitized news to highlight how journalists reported on hundreds of causes, and the consequences of their coverage
Christopher Marcum
Advancing science policy for all
Christopher Marcum, Ph.D. '11 proves opportunities abound for sociologists in government
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The vet net
New campus group aims to connect military-affiliated Anteaters for support, advocacy and fun
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in the media
UCI social scientists 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.
Tony Smith

Musk's partisan tweets call Twitter neutrality into question

Charles Anthony "Tony" Smith, poli sci, weighs in via the Associated Press (ran in over 400 outlets nationwide including: The Washington Post, CBS News, U.S. News and World Report, MarketWatch, MarketBeat, Daily Mail, Yahoo News, MSN).
Michael Tesler
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Sabrina Strings
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SKY TV Italy
Judy Stepan-Norris
Stepan-Norris on strikes
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Eric Swanson
Swanson on
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The Marginal Cost of Mortality Risk Reduction: Evidence from Housing Markets
3:30-5:00 p.m. | Social Science Plaza B, Room 3218 | featuring Kelly Bishop, Arizona State University
Bayesianism and Explanationism
3:30-5:00 p.m. | Social Science Tower, Room 777 | featuring Branden Fitelson, Distinguished Professor, Philosophy, Northeastern University
A New Institutional History of Allotment: Evidence from the Pine Ridge Reservation
3:30-5:00 p.m. | Social Science Plaza A, Room 3132 | featuring Melinda Miller, Virginia Tech
Structural Racism: The Rules and Relations of Inequity
12:30-1:30 p.m. | Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1517 | featuring Gilbert Gee, Professor and Chair, Department of Community Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA
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