Social Science Matrix is honored to welcome our 2018-2019 cohort of Matrix Dissertation Fellows, four Ph.D. candidates whose research interests span diverse global challenges such as urbanization, discrimination in the workforce, self-immolation, and indigenous language preservation.
Emerging Research at Berkeley
- June 23, 2018
May 22, 2018
- City and Regional Planning
- Political Science
- August 21, 2018
- June 23, 2018
The 2018-2019 Social Science Matrix Research Teams will address a range of important social-science questions, including sexual harassment and sexual violence, the social impacts of cannabis production, gender and technology, genetic ancestry testing, child marriage, and more.
- May 22, 2018
Jesse Rodenbiker, a Ph.D. student in the UC Berkeley Department of Geography, studies the process of ecological planning in China's growing urban areas.
- May 17, 2018
Matrix was honored to host a panel discussion featuring E. Glen Weyl, principal researcher at Microsoft and visiting senior research scholar in economics and law at Yale University. The panel focused on Weyl's book, Radical Markets (co-authored with Eric Posner), which introduces provocative ideas on how to use markets to tame monopoly, lessen inequality, and enhance inclusiveness.
- May 7, 2018
On May 1, members of the UC Berkeley Social Science community came together for the Social Science Fest / Matrix Open House. Watch the video of Dean Carla Hesse presenting Distinguished Teaching Awards and Distinguished Service Awards to four faculty members in the Division of Social Sciences.
- April 9, 2018
Watch the video of "Human Rights in the Neoliberal Maelstrom," a lecture delivered on March 15, 2018 by Samuel Moyn, Professor of Law and History at Yale University. Drawing from his recently published book Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World, Professor Moyn took on the debate about how to conceptualize the relationship between human rights and neoliberal globalization.