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School of Social Sciences Humanities and Arts

June 12, 2024

The Upper Mustang region of Nepal.
In a new study, an international team of researchers — including UC Merced Distinguished Professor Emeritus Mark Aldenderfer — reconstructed the evolutionary history and global spread of malaria over the past 5,500 years, identifying trade, warfare and colonialism as major catalysts for...
Self-identified social smokers are less likely to try to quit and to avoid smoking for more than a month, according to a national study in the American Journal of Public Health conducted by...
Studying ancient remains, exploring caves, publishing books, leading workshops and presenting papers are just a handful of the things that will keep faculty busy this summer in the School of Social...
A team of UC Merced undergraduates are studying the relationships developing between U.S. cities and states and those in foreign countries for the U.S. Department of State. The students, also...
Before he ever set foot in a classroom, graduating senior Orisa Santiago Morrice learned at the feet of a great teacher. His grandmother cared for him during his preschool years in Santa Cruz. “She...
Dulcemaria Anaya once vowed to represent her UC Merced class as the student speaker at commencement. Anaya, a world history major from Merced, was an incoming freshman when she made the promise to...
Research Week, the annual celebration of faculty and student research at the University of California, Merced, returns this month with a student research poster competition and a number of lectures...
UC Merced Professor Rose Scott studies how young children begin to understand the social world and all its complexities. It happens sooner than most would think. Babies who are three months old can...
Political science professors at UC Merced, on average publish papers in leading journals and books with top university presses at the fastest rate in the system. According to a study produced last...
UC Merced Professor Ignacio López-Calvo’s “Latino Los Angeles in Film and Fiction: The Cultural Production of Social Anxiety” will be published on Feb. 1 by the University of Arizona Press. López-...

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