The Division has long led the academy in educating and supporting generations of scholars through renowned graduate degree offerings across social science disciplines. Beyond the classroom, a rich set of workshops and committees invigorates scholarly work and is a critical source of intellectual dialogue.
Social Sciences faculty, research, and training programs are known for exceptional strengths in statistical methods and formal modeling, social theory, and scientific reasoning, a combination that distinguishes the Division as a preeminent leader in research and education. These examples highlight recent endeavors and accomplishments:
Jessica Bregant contributes to work that explores children's understanding of rules, and when they can be broken.
Susan Stokes' Democratic Erosion course is part of a groundbreaking new experiment in higher education.