Anthropology professor David Lawson and postdoctoral scholar Susan Schaffnit survey marriages in Tanzania to explore whether spousal age gap affects women’s wellbeing.


U.S. News & World Report ranks UC Santa Barbara No. 6 among the country’s top public universities.

UCSB’s innovative ÉXITO program will prepare credentialed ethnic studies teachers for California high schools.


Nine Social Sciences faculty members were recently awarded tenure.

Anthropologists compare a composite measure of physiological dysregulation among humans and other primates.

The Division of Social Sciences welcomes Diane Fujino as its Associate Dean and Faculty Equity Advisor for 2020-21.

Harvard's Center for African and African American Research will be hosting a virtual lecture by UCSB Anthropology Professor and Director of ISBER, Stuart T. Smith. 

Two significant grants will invigorate the center’s research mission and spark innovative collaborations across campus.

“Given my own experience with how profound the impact IGCC can be, I don’t take any of these responsibilities lightly. It's a huge privilege.”