A Community of Scholars
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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Washington Post - Building on anti-mask activism, far-right groups pivot from mandates to midterms; Prof. Robert Pape discusses far-right activism in the USRead More
NYT - As omicron surges and economy suffers, China tweaks 'zero Covid'; Prof. Dali Yang responds to Pres. Xi Jinping's statements on China's COVID-19 policyRead More
Financial Times - Russia's war will remake the world; column cites Prof. John Mearsheimer's comments on Russia, Ukraine, and NATO expansionRead More
South China Morning Post - The more things change, the more China's Xi Jinping focuses on stability; Prof. Dali Yang discusses Pres. Xi Jinping, Beijing's annual legislative session, and economic policy in ChinaRead More