Every quarter, the Division of Social Sciences highlights research published by faculty, as well as select media coverage of faculty research findings.
Some of the diverse topics covered by faculty in the Social Sciences Division in Winter 2017 include predicting college success, models for sustainable development, the psychological impact of President Donald Trump, his proposed military budget, and more.
- Clean energy, gerrymandering, self-driving cars, bear populations, microagressions, water rights, and the youth vote are just some of the diverse topics faculty in the social sciences are researching.
- The humanitarian crisis in Sudan, budget deficits in Europe, and climate governance in U.S. foreign policy are just some of the many topics faculty in the social sciences at UC Santa Cruz published research findings on in summer quarter.
- From sequencing DNA from pre-Columbian mummies to examining the California strawberry farming industry and understanding how teachers teach, faculty and researchers in the Division of Social Sciences published a wide range of issues and ideas in spring quarter.
- From biodiversity in California to power relations in Tanzania, faculty and researchers in the Division of Social Sciences published a wide range of issues and ideas in winter quarter.
- From low wage workers in Santa Cruz to New Orleans jazz musicians, drones, inflation targets, and Native American resistance - faculty in the Division of Social Sciences published a wide breadth of topics and ideas over the fall quarter.