Institute for Social Transformation

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Rooted in the Social Sciences Division at UC Santa Cruz, the institute supports innovative scholarship that changes the world.

The institute is a critical intellectual and social hub, connecting scholars across UC Santa Cruz and partners beyond the University, developing research-based solutions to urgent problems in the world.

Upcoming Events

Join us as we celebrate this year’s published authors and editors from the UCSC Division of Social Sciences. The event will be held in-person at the Namaste...

12/8 4pm

A conversation with Dr. Rosina Lozano, Associate Professor of History at Princeton University and Kirsten Silva Gruesz, professor of Literature at UC Santa...

1/20/2022 12pm

A lecture by Dr. Felicity Amaya Schaeffer, Professor of Feminist Studies at UC Santa Cruz and RCA Steering Committee member, on her new book about...

5/12/2022 12pm

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