Researchers examine how 1.5 and second generations vote, acculturate, and define and measure success in school and work; findings impact immigration policies and debunk stereotypes
UCI Community Knowledge Project, led by Michael Montoya, UC Irvine anthropology and Chicano/Latino studies assistant professor, couples academic research with community action to combat health issues linked to poverty, poor diets
Why aren't Latinos learning English? Do they really want to take over the Southwestern United States? Political pundits have made their careers debating these questions, but UCI anthropology professor Leo Chavez provides answers and exposes myths in his latest book.
Experience as anthropology undergrad inspires alumnus to give back to UCI and environment
Findings may lead to methods for improving water access to poorer populations
Anthropology professor’s research on population control in China contributes to national policy debates