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


Online application opens for all PhD and MA program in the Division of the Social Sciences

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Deadline for applications to PhD programs in Psychology and Sociology

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Deadline for applications to the PhD program in History

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A Community of Scholars

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: