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Fast Facts

Interim Dean: Li Zhang
Faculty Members: 266
Undergraduate Student Majors: 7,100
Graduate Students: 493
Philanthropic Contributions: $2.03 million, 2014-15
Research Awards: $14 million, 2014-15

U.S. News & World Report’s “America's Best Graduate Schools 2014”* 

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National Research Council Rankings 

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Notable Faculty Achievements

California Academy of Sciences fellow:

Guggenheim Fellowship:

American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows:

Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Media Psychology Award:

2012 IZA Young Labor Economist Award:

Annaliese Maier Research Award:

American Academy of Arts and Sciences members:

National Academy of Sciences member:

Charles P. Nash Award:

Pulitzer Prize:

UC Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement

William T. Grant Foundation Scholar