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The International Institute and its affiliated centers and programs promote multidisciplinary research and provide platforms, such as conferences and publications, for the dissemination of research findings.

Faculty

  • Image for Roger Waldinger publishes new book with former students

    Roger Waldinger publishes new book with former students

    The volume explores the making of second-generation Americans, examining both their origins and destinations, explaining why their experiences differ not only across national origin groups, but also among immigrant offspring with the same national background.

  • Image for Andrew Apter, an anthropologist among the historians*

    Andrew Apter, an anthropologist among the historians*

    Anthropologist-historian Andrew Apter, interim director of the African Studies Center, hopes to oversee a period of much greater undergraduate student involvement in its activities.

  • Image for Karen Nielsen co-authors new Zika study

    Karen Nielsen co-authors new Zika study

    Nov. 12, 2018. The New England Journal of Medicine published a study showing 15 percent of babies exposed to Zika in utero in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, developed severe abnormalities. The collaborative research study was co-authored by Nielsen, former director of Center for Brazilian Studies, and a team of M.D.s and Ph.Ds. from Brazil and the United States.

  • Image for Veronica Cortinez publishes new book

    Veronica Cortinez publishes new book

    The edited volume explores the cinematography of Chilean filmmaker Raúl Ruiz.

  • Image for Kevan Harris wins two prestigious book awards

    Kevan Harris wins two prestigious book awards

    “A Social Revolution: Politics and the Welfare State in Iran” has won both the Nikki Keddie Book Award and the Middle East Political Economy Book Prize.

  • Image for Laure Murat roils the #MeToo debate in France

    Laure Murat roils the #MeToo debate in France

    In a new book, UCLA's Laure Murat dismisses the current discussion of #MeToo in France as a polemical misdirection and instead calls for a genuine debate on the issues of sexual harassment and assault in the country.

Students