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  1. October 11, 2021 - 12:00am to March 10, 2022 - 12:00am

  1. December 1, 2021 - 8:45pm

Professor Daniel Masterson- along with other researchers from the Immigration Policy Lab at Stanford University and ETH Zurich, a Swiss university, and the London School of Economics- recently had their research featured in The Economist. The article,“Here to Stay, However Miserable: Making Life Hard for Syrian Refugees Will Not Compel Them to Leave” was published in the January 9, 2021 edition. 

  1. November 26, 2021 - 7:15pm


The award, for $225,000, will fund a year-long seminar series in 2021-2022, through which these principal investigators will convene leading scholars from around to the world to examine the intersections of global migration, racial identity, and precarity in France, South Korea, and California.

  1. April 24, 2021 - 11:15am to November 25, 2021 - 11:15am

  1. February 26, 2021 - 9:45pm to March 30, 2021 - 9:45pm

  1. August 28, 2020 - 10:45am to August 30, 2020 - 10:45am

  1. June 15, 2020 - 12:30pm to July 31, 2020 - 12:30pm

  1. January 7, 2020 - 1:00pm
The Organization of American Historians (OAH) has named Verónica Castillo-Muñoz as a Distinguished Lecturer. She is a UC-Santa Barbara historian and expert in gender history, American history and Latin America. Read more!
  1. December 31, 2019 - 12:00pm

Wang is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Geography at UCSB and the first GloCal Health Fellowship from the University of California Global Health Institute (UCGHI). She works with professor Susan Cassels

  1. December 30, 2019 - 12:00am

Mexican Americans are unique in the panoply of American ethno-racial groups in that they are the descendants  of the largest and longest lasting  immigration stream in US history. Today, there are approximately 24 million Americans of Mexican descent living in the United   States, many of  whosefamilies have been in the US for several generations. Read more!

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