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Our 2024 Student Speaker

Abdullah Salehuddin is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Communication and also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Santa Barbara City College (SBCC). Read more about his research here.


2024 Commencement Spotlights

Commencement 2024 Spotlights

Here's to our 2024 master's and doctoral candidates crossing the stage at the Graduate Division Ceremony! Learn more about our featured graduates here.


Alumni Updates

UCSB alum Nora Kassner MA`17, Ph.D.`23, received a prestigious award from the Organization of American Historians. Read more about Kassner and her research here.

Winners of the ACLS-Mellon Fellowship

In the News

UCSB grad students Yuri Fraccaroli, Salma Shash and Tinghao Zhou win prestigious Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowships. Read more about the Fellows in The UCSB Current.