An international study co-led by UCLA’s Graeme Blair found that community policing did little to improve trust in law enforcement.
Centering Tribal Stories will train University of California scholars on collaborations with Native American communities.
The awardees will conduct research in Japan, Ghana, Ethiopia, Morocco, Rwanda, Spain, France, Mexico and the Philippines.
“It’s crucial to reach people however you can ... to tell these stories of our shared humanity,” says the newly appointed Maurice Amado Professor of Sephardic Studies.
The globetrotting UCLA professor explores shipwrecks to study the relationship between ecology and enslavement in the former Danish West Indies.
The funds will support UCLA students, policy reports and big-data projects such as the Million Dollar Hoods initiative.
A report from UCLA’s Center for Scholars and Storytellers looks at the intersection of race, class and social mobility in shows popular with teens.
In a pre-event Q&A, the entertainer and Obama White House staffer speaks about how both jobs have shaped his worldview.
The institute will conduct research into climate change, the dynamics of gender relationships and power, the arts and countering disinformation.
The Stanford professor and two colleagues were honored for demonstrating “what conclusions about cause and effect can be drawn from natural experiments.”
A UCLA-led survey bolsters findings of an earlier analysis of online behavior during the pandemic.
Moerman united the fields of ethnography and conversation analysis, and published the seminal work “Talking Culture: Ethnography and Conversation Analysis.”
UCLA sociologist Patrick Heuveline’s demographic tool clarifies the impact of temporary “shocks” like epidemics and natural disasters.
The $250,000 earmarked in the 2021-22 budget is part of the state’s investment in entertainment industry’s ecosystem.
The trend reflects another consequence of climate change, according to a UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs study.
At some of the state’s public schools, nearly 1 in 5 students say they have either carried a weapon or been injured or threatened with one.
UCLA sociologist Karida Brown says the next and more important step is to protect voting rights and support reparations and anti-racist policies.
Award recipients’ projects are published on eScholarship, UC’s open-access research repository.
Alumna will hold appointments in urban planning and the department of Chicana and Chicano and Central American Studies.
Yes, says a new report by the UCLA Center for Scholars and Storytellers, but only when they approach these topics in a credible, supportive way.
UCLA experts say while it’s a positive step, real progress on countering stereotypes and building equity domestically and around the world will take much more work.
The academy is one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.
During a fractured release year, there was progress in gender and racial representation in all key categories, but disparities in budgets.
UCLA sociologist Patrick Heuveline reports on the dramatic impact in the U.S. and other nations.
A proud Northern Cheyenne Indian and Chicana sociologist, she says building community with and encouraging others is fundamental to her scholarship.