The Division of the Social Sciences' faculty and students are engaged in varied and rich research pursuits, each grounded in an abiding commitment to fundamental intellectual inquiry and graduate training of the highest order.
Important Dates & Deadlines
Decision Deadline for Those Admitted to Doctoral Programs Beginning Fall Quarter 2020Read More
Decision Deadline for Those Notified in March of Admission to MA Programs Beginning Fall Quarter 2020Read More
Extended due to COVID-19: Final Application Deadline for MAs in Computational Social Science, International Relations, Middle Eastern Studies, and Social SciencesRead More
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:
Onursal Erol’s dissertation is at the intersection of urban studies, social movements, and gender studies, specifically, a study of gender politics in Istanbul.
Hannah Hok’s recent research suggests that children as young as 7 years are thinking critically about people falsely representing themselves in some way.
Pablo Andres Gonzalez left his corporate life to pursue his current studies in an interdisciplinary approach with emphasis on conceptual foundations.