KEYWORD

anthropology

Leo Chavez

UC Irvine’s Leo Chavez elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Renowned anthropologist studies international migration, particularly among Latinos

Critical race theory, explained

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

Orlando Lara

Immigrant rights – and wrongs

UCI doctoral student in anthropology explores the experiences of undocumented people and exposes their mistreatment

Grant will fund anthropologist’s innovative study of fire prevention, mitigation methods

To help improve fire prevention policies, Salvador Zarate, UCI assistant professor of anthropology, will use a $12,000 faculty fellowship from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation to document the practices of Orange County weed abatement crews. “We experienced our worst fire season ever this year, and we can tap into the deep ecological […]

UCI and international institutions link Southeast Asia megadrought to drying in Africa

Previously unknown mid-Holocene event led to major changes in human settlement

Bill Mauer, dean of UCI’s School of Social Sciences, a professor of anthropology and director of the campus’s Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion

What’s next: The future of cash

The death of dollars has been greatly exaggerated

Building Sikh Studies at UCI

First holder of endowed chair aims to raise critical awareness of South Asian tradition’s global history, culture, ethics and philosophies, and contributions

Avatars summarize students’ progress on research projects in a UCI course that takes place in a fantastical 3D online environment called Anteater Island.

Anteater Island

Anthropology professor teaches class on digital cultures by creating his own virtual community – where COVID-19 isn’t a threat

Daniel Parker, UCI assistant professor of public health, enlisted the help of villagers to map out Northern Kayin State in Myanmar before establishing more than 1,200 malaria posts across 18,000 square kilometers. Here, the team poses with Parker (standing, third from right)

On a mission to mitigate malaria

UCI epidemiologist helps eliminate the disease in global hot spots by breaking down barriers to healthcare

Nevin Graduate Endowment Fellowship recipient Leah Sanchez

From art to anthropology

By following her passions, Ph.D. student Leah Sanchez finds her academic niche