Whether you have graduated from one of our divisions/programs or in Transform today, we would love to send you updates about our school.

Kēhaulani Vaughn


Dr. Vaughn's work and scholarship embody the type of interdisciplinarity Transform is all about!

Abolition on Stolen Land


On October 9, Dr. Charles Sepulveda, (Tongva and Acjachemen), Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, participated in the inaugural public event of the Sawyer Seminar on Sanctuary Spaces: Reworlding Humanism presented by the UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy.

Transformative Research


Our Associate Dean for Research has been consulting and assessing how to best support our faculty’s research endeavors, while jumping on board to support ongoing and upcoming research projects. Here, Dr. Geist tells us the most recent happenings in Transform faculty research.

Dr. William Smith


There is no questioning it: Dr. William Smith is a rock-star researcher, educator, administrator, social justice academic and mentor.

Jen Wozab: Award-Winning Advisor


UAAC declared Jen Wozab to be the winner of the 2020 Outstanding Experienced Advisor Award. This confirms what so many of our Transform students already know: Jen is an amazing and indispensable advisor!

2020 Awardees


Throughout the year, our Transform team claimed various awards both on campus and on a national level. Read on to see just a few of the reasons why we are so proud of our team!

Virtual Transform Convocation


Class of 2020, your resilience and determination is inspiring to us all! While we won't be able to physically gather to celebrate until December, join us in this virtual graduation celebration.

2020 Graduating Spotlights


Congratulations, Class of 2020! We couldn't be more proud of you and your accomplishments. For those still working on their academic career, here's advice from some stellar recent graduates of the U.

We miss you!


Transform students: we miss you dearly! We miss you. Here's a message from our very own Dean Kathryn Bond Stockton. We are here for you. We will be seeing you soon.

In Memoriam: Wilfred D. “Pepe” Samuels


It is with great sadness that we share the news of a dear friend and colleague’s passing. Wilfred D. “Pepe Samuels, a professor of English and Ethnic Studies, passed away at the age of 72.