What we do…
The UCLA Initiative to Study Hate is a three-year pilot project intended to foster cutting-edge research and high-level teaching to understand better and mitigate group-based hate.
As one of the world’s leading public institutions, UCLA has an obligation to understand and mitigate the destructive force of hatred in the world.
The Relationship of Hate to Dehumanization in Neurotypical Individuals compared to those with Frontotemporal Dementia
Mario F. Mendez, MD, PhD, Kelsey Holiday, Ph.D.
Social Media and the Spread of Hate (SMASH): Examining Youth Exposure and Impact
Dean Christina (Tina) Christie, Professor Anne Gilliland; Professor Mark Hansen; Dr. Arif Amlani; Mark Berkman; Professor Tyrone Howard; Dr. Christine Ong
Hating Homelessness: Understanding Stigma and Hatred Directed at People Experiencing Homelessness
Howard Padwa, Ph.D., Randall Kuhn, Lillian Gelberg, Benjamin Henwood, Carissa Loya
Are Facts ‘Lame’? Retheorizing Scientific Dehumanization and its Relationship to Group-Based Hate in Contemporary Extremism
Professor Aaron Panofsky, Kushan Dasgupta