Scholars reflect on Martin Luther King Jr. and his fight for racial equality and social and economic justice.


Dr. Afifi is the first UCSB Communication Department faculty member who will serve as President of the National Communication Association.

Political Science Professor Tae-Yeoun Keum’s book examines how a long line of thinkers have approached Plato’s use of myth in political philosophy.


Political Science professor Amit Ahuja awarded the New India Foundation book prize for 2020, India’s most prestigious nonfiction book award.

“The closures will likely be devastating for our local economy”, economics professor Peter Rupert tells Noozhawk.

Sawyer Seminar series will explore the intersections of identity, migration and inequality in California, France and South Korea


Associate Dean Aida Hurtado receives 2020 NWSA Glia E. Anzaldua Book Honorable Mention.

The Winthrop Research Grant provides up to $2,500 in research funding to support outstanding undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need in the division of Social Sciences. The deadline to submit your proposal is December 18, 2020.

Come and share your views about the 2020 election and where we as a nation go from here. This space welcomes domestic and international community members of UC Santa Barbara.