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Consistently ranked among the top ten social science research universities in the world, the Division of Social Sciences is at the vanguard of inquiry and impact. Whether through the field-defining scholarship of the Chicago Schools in Sociology, Political Science, and Economics, the path-breaking impact of the first graduate international affairs program in the U.S., the creation of interdisciplinary programs in the Department of Comparative Human Development and the John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought, or many other pivotal milestones, the Division has repeatedly transformed the social sciences since its founding in 1930.
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Talk Nerdy Podcast - 'Gestures w/ Susan Goldin-Meadow'; Audio: Prof. Susan Goldin-Meadow joins the Talk Nerdy podcast to discuss her new book, "Thinking with Your Hands"Read More
Vox - The future of cities, according to the experts; Prof. Emily Talen discusses the formation of urban areasRead More
USA TODAY - Make sure to stop and smell the roses. It just might boost your memory; Prof. Leslie Kay discusses how odor enrichment can influence cognitive degenerationRead More
NYT - The Synagogue Attack Stands Alone, but Experts Say Violent Rhetoric Is Spreading; Prof. Robert Pape discusses the factors that increase the chances someone will become a dangerous riskRead More