Social Sciences

UCI represented on National Museum of the American Latino scholarly advisory committee

Distinguished Professor Emerita Vicki L. Ruiz among 18 leaders nationwide in inaugural group

Charles Anthony Smith, UCI professor of political science and law

What’s next: the US Supreme Court

UCI expert weighs in on nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson and the road ahead

UCI researchers develop hybrid human-machine framework for building smarter AI

Model uses human and algorithmic predictions and confidence scores to boost accuracy

UCI’s Forum for the Academy and the Public brings together multidisciplinary scholars for two-day symposium on growing global impact of People’s Republic of China

EVENT:  UCI’s Forum for the Academy and the Public will host a two-day symposium on “Global China in an Anxious Age.” More than 30 speakers from a variety of academic and non-academic backgrounds (including law, humanities, glaciology, pharmacology, journalism, tech, public policy and more) will discuss the complicated relationship between the People’s Republic of China […]

Critical race theory, explained

In video series, 5 UCI scholars share answers to common questions

Pramod Khargonekar, vice chancellor for research, left, with Dr. Michael Stamos, dean of the School of Medicine, center, and Frank LaFerla, dean of the School of Biological Sciences.

Audrey Steele Burnand estate gifts $57.75 million to UCI

Majority will establish world-class, campuswide depression research center

How UCI is expanding Jewish studies

Campus seeks to grow interdisciplinary research, courses and programs designed to enhance knowledge, understanding of Jewish culture, history

Matthias Lehmann, UCI professor of history and Teller Family Chair in Jewish History

UCI Judaic scholar discusses upcoming Holocaust exhibition

Installation provides ‘opportunity for learning, for reflection, for conversations, about the lethal danger of antisemitism,’ he says

Professor of cognitive science Sara Mednick in her sleep lab.

UCI-led study is first to find that long- and short-term memory vie for brain space

Competition for cognitive processing resources during sleep comes at a cost to each

Photos of Damien Sojoyner and Yousuf Al-Bulushi, co-directors of "Black Reconstruction as a Portal."

Mellon Foundation supports yearlong interdisciplinary series on Black Reconstruction

UCI faculty will examine post-Civil War history’s contemporary relevance