Challenges

The work of the Division of Social Sciences at UCLA is motivated by challenges in the real world.

Latinas in California Remain Invisible in Policymaking: UCLA Alumni and Researchers are Looking to Change That

The UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative has supported…
July 29, 2021/by Managing Editor

CPL’s New Research Finds Sharp Increase in Share of Unemployed/Under-Employed Workers Who Receive UI Benefits in CA

The UCLA California Policy Lab (CPL) recently released a new…
March 15, 2021/by Assistant Editor

LA Social Science Women’s History Month Take-Over Featuring Dr. Noble and Dr. Roberts

This Women's History Month Take-Over features Dr. Safiya Noble,…
March 9, 2021/by Assistant Editor

Lost in Translation “en el Fil”

by Sayil Camacho, Peabody College of Education and Human…
March 3, 2021/by Assistant Editor

UCLA Professor Rodriguez-Lonebear Interviewed by Vice News Tonight

Dr. Desi Rodriguez-Lonebear, assistant professor of sociology…
December 10, 2020/by Assistant Editor

LA Social Science Presents “Conversations with Changemakers” Featuring Dr. Tyrone Howard Discussing the State of Education during COVID-19

LA Social Science recently spoke with Dr. Tyrone Howard, Professor…
November 12, 2020/by Assistant Editor

UCLA Professor Interviewed About COVID-19 Impact on Native American Community

BBC's Newsday interviewed Dr. Desi Rodriguez-Lonebear, UCLA Associate…
October 2, 2020/by Assistant Editor

CPL Releases New Research on the Lost Wages Assistance Program in California

The UCLA California Policy Lab (CPL) recently released a new…
September 11, 2020/by Assistant Editor

Workers and Learners’ Experiences in Los Angeles County

By Sophia L. Ángeles, Graduate Student Researcher; Janna Shadduck-Hernández,…
August 28, 2020/by Assistant Editor

The COVID-19 Crisis and the Importance of Data Sovereignty in Indigenous Communities

"Indigenous Peoples across the country continue to be disproportionately…
July 7, 2020/by Assistant Editor

UCLA Professor Eric Avila Discusses the Historical Link between White Supremacy and Los Angeles Transportation Plans

In a recent KCRW Greater L.A. podcast titled, "LA Freeways: The…
July 3, 2020/by Assistant Editor

UCLA Professor Safiya Noble Pens A Reckoning for Restoration and Reparation

For the newly launched magazine, NOEMA, Dr. Safiya Noble…
July 3, 2020/by Assistant Editor

UCLA California Policy Lab’s Latest Policy Brief Highlights the Difficulties CA. Workers Continue to Experience as the Economy Re-Opens

The UCLA California Policy Lab has released their fourth policy…
June 12, 2020/by Assistant Editor

UCLA Podcast “Then & Now” Connects Past to Present with Professor Robin Kelley

UCLA's Luskin Center for History and Policy (LCHP) has continued…
June 8, 2020/by Assistant Editor

Dean Darnell Hunt Interviewed Live on CNN and Other Major News Outlets To Discuss Police Brutality and Protests

Today, UCLA Dean of Social Sciences Darnell Hunt appeared…
June 5, 2020/by Managing Editor