December 3, 2023

On October 11th, CSI held its first symposium to celebrate the research and innovation originating from the Chicano Studies Institute community.

December 3, 2023


October 16, 2023

Hola! Calling all bilingual students in Santa Barbara! Are you fluent in Spanish and passionate about making a difference in your community? Here's an exciting opportunity for you! 

Parent-Teacher Conferences in Santa Barbara Elementary schools are just around the corner, and we need hep to bridge the language gap! 


June 13, 2023

Congratulations to UCSB graduate students chosen to attend UIC's Crossing Latinidades Summer Institute!

June 13, 2023

Cástulo de la Rocha Health Equity and Community Empowerment (CRHECE) Scholars Program

June 5, 2023

Learn about our past CSI Dissertation Awardee, Nancy Morales, and their future plans. 

February 15, 2023

CSI Affiliate and past director, Gerardo Aldana served as a consultant on the film "Black Panther Wakanda Forever".

February 15, 2023

Dissertation Awardee Highlight: Monica Cornejo & Jenny Sperling

October 28, 2022

Would more Latinx students graduate with a STEM degree if the coursework was made to feel more personal to them? This was a question Professor Dolores Inés Casillas began to look into when she felt the palpable enthusiasm with which Latinx science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) majors took her survey course on Chicana and Chicano culture at UC Santa Barbara.

May 6, 2021

The UCSB Current interview with CSI Director, Ines Casillas and Barbara Endemaño Walker, Director of Research and Development regarding Walker's recent NSF HSI grant to create a systematic plan to increase diversity and inclusion in STEM graduate programs.


August 2, 2020

The Latin American Iberian Studies Program at UCSB recognized Prof. Casillas for her exceptional mentorship of students.

June 4, 2020

Prof. Aida Hurtado is the recipient of the 2020 Heritage Award given by the APA