New and continuing Latinx undergraduate and graduate students at UCLA are invited to learn about Latinx Bruins’ contributions to our school and the wide array of campus academics, resources, and organizations available. Join us!
Over the years, Cindy Montañez’s tireless public service has touched the lives of countless generations of Latinas. Her work traces back to her days as a student at UCLA, where she, alongside her sister Norma Montañez, took part in the historic 1993 Hunger Strikes. Image: Montañez during the 1993 UCLA Hunger Strikes
As part of the UCLA HSI Infrastructure Initiative, the CSRC will administer a third selection of five UCLA Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellows. Fellowships are open to postdoctoral scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields. Deadline to apply: November 1, 2023
The CSRC is pleased to welcome Dr. Celia Lacayo as its new assistant director, effective July 1, 2023. Prior to joining the CSRC she served as associate director of community engagement for the UCLA Division of Social Sciences, where she was associate editor of LA Social Science e-Forum. Lacayo was formerly adjunct faculty in the UCLA César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o and Central American Studies and the Department of African American Studies.
Meet the HSI UCLA Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellows for 2023-24!  This is the second cohort of fellows whose selection was administered by the CSRC. The program is part of the UCLA Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) Infrastructure Initiative to advance excellence through a commitment to diversity and scholarly research that addresses Latinx life and the Latinx experience.
Since its founding in 1969, the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) has played a pivotal role in the development of scholarly research on the U.S. Chicano-Latino population. Our research mission is supported by five distinct components: a library with special collections archive, an academic press, collaborative research projects, public and academic programs, and community-based partnerships.

The CSRC is proud to be a part of the Institute of American Cultures. We actively collaborate with the Institute's three other ethnic studies research centers and other campus units. Groundbreaking projects include:

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