May 1, 2023
May 1, 2023 —
The Yankelovich Center for Social Science Research at UC San Diego supports research-practice partnerships that spur public engagement and civic improvements. Co-directors and political scientists Zoltan Hajnal and Thad Kousser discuss the electoral process and the state of American democracy.
May 1, 2023
May 1, 2023 —
Old cars are terrible polluters. Equity is an issue. Environmental economist Mark Jacobsen seeks an effective and equitable solution to the pollution, and subsequent health costs, caused by old vehicles.
April 26, 2023
April 26, 2023 —
It is not surprising that we make everyday decisions based on what other people do. But what about more consequential choices, do we stick to our own internal principles? Many of us think (and say) we do. Yet research from UC San Diego suggests that's not so.
April 19, 2023
April 19, 2023 —
University of California San Diego faculty members Patrick Anderson and Jac Jemc are newly announced Guggenheim Fellows, a prestigious distinction awarded annually by the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
March 23, 2023
March 23, 2023 —
Amanda Datnow – Chancellor’s Associates Endowed Chair and a professor in the Department of Education Studies in the School of Social Sciences – is one of only 18 exceptional education leaders and scholars to be elected to the National Academy of Education.
December 15, 2022
December 15, 2022 —
According to a national UC San Diego Yankelovich Center Survey after the 2022 midterms: Democrats and independents report greater confidence in our election system, but Republicans do not. Real-world remedies hold promise for restoring trust in U.S. elections.
October 11, 2022
October 11, 2022 —
How’s the stock market doing? Any investment tips? These are questions economists face and fend off all the time. But most don't study financial matters like these. Most economists are trying to figure out how people change their actions in response to changing circumstances or changing policies.
September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022 —
Sociology professor Michel Estefan redefines classroom culture.
September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022 —
The sociopolitical climate in the United States has taken its toll on the mental health of Latina mothers, according to research from UC San Diego. Findings show increased depression, anxiety and perceived stress in a border city and reduced coping resources in both a border and interior US city.
June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022 —
Marco Werman, host of the international news program “The World” from GBH and PRX, will serve as Journalist in Residence for UC San Diego’s Department of Communication and will host the public radio show from a new broadcast studio located in the university department.