Through research, teaching and community engagement, the School of Social Ecology focuses on science based solutions to social and environmental problems. Our work is organized into three research hubs. Click below to learn more.


Public Impact Fellow Adam Fine’s research seeks to improve police-community relations

Adam Fine, who received his Ph.D. in Psychology and Social Behavior in June, was one of four awardees from across campus of the 2017 UCI Public Impact Distinguished Fellowship.

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Vision 2042: Fixing the immigration system

Susan Bibler Coutin, a professor of criminology, law and society and anthropology, writes about how her research can help inform fixes to the U.S. immigration system.

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Vision 2042: Combating teenage depression

Kate Kuhlman, an assistant professor of psychology and social behavior, writes about how her research will help identify teens at risk for depression -- and help them.

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