The story of how Claudio Monteza-Moreno came to UC Davis illustrates how research today often crosses boundaries — reaching across disciplines and around the globe to explore complex problems. Monteza-Moreno is a graduate student working in the lab of evolutionary anthropologist Meg Crofoot, studying how wildlife in Panama navigate landscapes transformed by humans. However, his background is in biology.
UC Davis has been selected to host the Linguistic Society of America's 2019 Summer Linguistic Institute—spotlighting the interdisciplinary strengths of both the campus and its Department of Linguistics.
A new Institute for Social Sciences at UC Davis will promote interdisciplinary research in the social sciences to address challenges within a rapidly changing society. UC Davis announced the appointment of Joe Dumit, a professor of anthropology and science and technology studies at UC Davis, as its inaugural director.