College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

May 28, 2019
Avid cyclist David Ortiz, who teaches a UA course about the bicycle, talks about the historical significance of the bike in advance of World Bicycle Day on June 3.
From left: UA students Ava Garcia, Rocky Baier, Erin Thomson and Phillip Bramwell (Photo: Michael McKisson)
May 6, 2019
Four students partnered with the Arizona Daily Star to create a two news apps: one for people with physical disabilities and a bilingual mobile website with resources for Latinx families.
Christiane Amanpour (Courtesy of CNN)
April 24, 2019
Renowned CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour will be honored for her extraordinary contributions to press freedom and the people’s right to know at the UA School of Journalism's Zenger Award lunch on Sept. 20.
Elise Lopez is the inaugural director of the UA Consortium on Gender-Based Violence. (Photo: Nividita Chatani/UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences)
March 26, 2019
The Chris and Carrie Shumway Foundation's gift will support a center that seeks to model and inspire a radical shift in the way people think about and address gender-based violence.
Chris Scott's visits to the Himalaya region now focus on both science and policy. (Photo: Courtesy of Chris Scott)
March 20, 2019
Udall Center for Studies on Public Policy Director Christopher Scott believes in the benefits of using science to inform policy and bringing policy into scientific research.
Journalism professor Kim Newton was a photojournalist based in South Korea when he snapped this photo of student protesters in 1987. That experience led to his participation in the documentary film "Witness to Democracy."
March 15, 2019
“Witnesses to Democracy” examines the pro-democracy movement in South Korea through the eyes of UA Journalism Professor Kim Newton and the mother of a slain student protester in 1987.
Just as we can savor a decadent dessert, so, too, can we savor a meaningful conversation. And the latter may be better for us.
Feb. 27, 2019
Just as we can savor a decadent dessert, so, too, can we savor a meaningful conversation. And the latter may be better for us, according to UA researcher Maggie Pitts.
Keith Allred (Photo: Anna Augustowska/UA College of SBS)
Feb. 26, 2019
Keith Allred, the new director of the UA’s National Institute for Civil Discourse, discusses how the institute plans to stem a rising tide of incivility that strains interpersonal relationships and paralyzes effective governing.