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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Hidden Brain - Success 2.0: Taking the Leap; Audio: Prof. John List discusses the value of knowing when to pivot to something newRead More
The Statesman - Odisha partners with University of Chicago Trust to leverage data for policy decision; Prof. Michael Greenstone comments on coming work between the University of Chicago Trust and gov't of OdishaRead More
NYT - After Jan 6 Sedition Convictions, Far-Right Threats Remain; Prof. Robert Pape discusses his research on the Jan. 6 insurrectionRead More
Korea JoongAng Daily - Migrants could help boost Korea's skilled workforce: Kremer; Article draws on Prof. Michael Kremer's argument that migration can help highly skilled female workers enter the labor market, which could increase Korea's economic growthRead More