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UC San Diego Sociologist Named Hastings Center Fellow

February 15, 2024

John Evans, professor of sociology, Tata Chancellor’s Chair in Social Sciences and associate dean of the School of Social Sciences at the University of California San Diego, has been elected a fellow of the Hastings Center, which is the honorific society for the field of bioethics.

A Nation Dangerously Divided: Race Shapes Who Wins and Who Loses in U.S. Democracy

February 6, 2020

…on racial and ethnic politics, urban politics, immigration and political behavior. Race is shown to be the single most important factor in American democracy, determining which candidates win elections, which voters win at the polls, and who is on the losing end of policy. These conclusions are at the center…

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Three UC San Diego Professors

April 26, 2013

Three UC San Diego faculty members have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences: neuroscientist Steven Allen Hillyard, linguist David M. Perlmutter and anthropologist Kathryn Ann Woolard.

Victor Shih Appointed as New Director of UC San Diego’s 21st Century China Center

April 18, 2023

Victor C. Shih has been appointed as the new director of the 21st Century China Center at the University of California San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy, effective July 1, 2023.

Still Time to Act: Impending Disasters Could Spur Progress Mitigating Climate Change

August 5, 2018

…that new developments present an opportunity to shift the politics around climate change. For the first time, scientists can make a strong case that no one is exempt from the extreme and immediate risks posed by a warming world.

When Will We End Global Warming?

November 21, 2019

…providing pragmatic solutions for societies to transition to clean energy sources on a large scale. Victor co-leads UC San Diego’s Deep Decarbonization Initiative with George R. Tynan of the Jacobs School of Engineering. The initiative, launched in 2016, is designed to help humanity avoid the worst consequences of climate change…

Conference on Ethics, Transparency and Civility at UC San Diego to be Held Oct. 16

October 9, 2014

…on youth engagement in politics Has ethical behavior among public officials declined in recent years? Is there enough transparency in politics? Has civility disappeared in American politics and public life? Have these perceptions led to a society of youth that is politically disengaged? UC San Diego will host the Ethics,…

Shaping San Diego’s Workforce: UC San Diego Trains Next Generation of Region’s Policymakers

April 25, 2019

…do not just elect political candidates; they are selecting the teams of policymakers who support them. Students the MPP program learn concepts and skills to understand the policymaking framework, consume information intelligently, and deliver rigorous analyses to decision makers. UC San Diego expects to play a key role in preparing…

UC San Diego Professor Natalia Molina Wins 2018 China Residency Exchange Fellowship

May 3, 2018

…see Molina present a summer seminar on race and politics in the context of the United States.

School of Global Policy and Strategy Launches New Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs

August 31, 2016

The School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California San Diego will now offer a Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs, solidifying it as one of the premier locations to gain expertise in China and United States-China relations.

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