Research & Awards
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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.
The UCLA sociologist's latest book, "The Asian American Achievement Paradox," co-authored with Jennifer Lee, received an honorable mention from the fourth section of the American Sociological Association to recognize the work.
At a recent book talk, Daniel Treisman characterized the current Putin regime as an informational autocracy that relies largely on nonviolent control of information flows and the disabling of opponents.
Nile Green, historian of multiple iterations of global Islam and founding director of the UCLA Central Asia Program, has been awarded a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship.
At the UCLA celebration of International Women's Day 2018, E. Tendayi Achiume discussed female refugees and migrants from the Global South as women who exert their agency to improve their lives.
December 2017. Writing in LA Lawyer, Aslı Ü. Bâli, professor of law and director of the Center for Near Eastern Studies at UCLA, and UCLA School of Law colleague Jessica Peake analyze President Trump's use of airstrikes in Syria within the framework of international law.
Sean Kennedy (UCLA 2018 Ph.D.) credits his success to support he received from both the Center for Southeast Asian Studies and the Asia Pacific Center, including four FLAS grants to study Indonesian.
Graduate students presented research on human rights at the Fifth Annual UCLA International Institute Graduate Student Conference.
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