Student Voices

Hear directly from our students as they write about classes, events, and other areas of interest within the Division of Social Sciences. 

A transformative sociology course ignites one student's passion for environmental activism 

June 14, 2022

By Lily Leventhal

An interview with Sociology student Abigail Mena

June 9, 2022

By Makayla Gomez

UC Santa Barbara's "Women in Business" organization hosted Donnie Small, the Diversity, Equity Inclusion recruiter from Meta (formerly Facebook)

June 7, 2022

By Jessy Chen

An interview with an undergraduate student, Xander Sorenson, who plans to study abroad

June 6, 2022

By Amalie Mygind Andersen and Theis Mitchell

An interview with Keren Zou, president of UCSB Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA), an association that offers support to Chinese international students at UCSB

May 25, 2022

By Dingyan Zhou

Dick Startz portrait

An interview with Professor Dick Startz, who was recently elected a fellow of the International Association for Applied Econometrics (IAAE)

March 15, 2022

By Lena Liu and Haoning Zhu

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An interview with associate professor erin Khuê Ninh about her recent monograph exploring the phenomenon of the "model minority" narrative

March 3, 2022

By Priti Sharma

An inside look at UCSB's first and only student-run marketing consulting firm

February 22, 2022

By Patricia Wang

A Q&A with anthropology professor  and Integrative Subsistence Laboratory director, Amber VanDerwarker

December 7, 2021

By Paola Espinosa 

A Q&A with director of the Isla Vista Community Services District, Catherine Flaherty

November 16, 2021

By Campbell Green

An Interview with Professor Howard Giles about his new book, which investigates the role that communication plays in policing

November 9, 2021

By Romi Benasuly

A Q&A with instructor Nikki Truscelli about UCSB's new class about happiness communication. 

October 28, 2021

By Katie Yang

An inside look at UC Santa Barbara's first-ever fully student-run financial wellness class

October 27, 2021

By Romi Benasuly