Who is the Center for Scholars & Storytellers?
We were founded in late 2018 by Dr. Yalda T. Uhls, a former film executive from MGM and Sony, who received a PhD in psychology from UCLA. The team’s expertise includes several PhDs and over 50 years of collective entertainment and media experience. We pride ourselves in our understanding of the language, culture, and business models of both industry and academe.
UCLA Psychology Department
With 45,000 students, UCLA is one the world’s most culturally and ethnically diverse universities. CSS is affiliated with UCLA’s Psychology Department and works with both undergraduate and graduate students. Psychology, the most popular major at UCLA, boasts a ranking of #3 in the country. The department is one of the few that offers mentorships and research experience to underserved students.