Committees & Centers

James Heckman honored for his research on poverty

Nobel laureate James Heckman is one of this year’s recipients of the Dan David Prize, an international honor which encourages innovative and interdisciplinary research, for his scholarship on poverty.


Heckman was among three world-renowned economists recognized in the category of “combating poverty,” along with Profs. Sir Anthony Atkinson of the London School of Economics and François Bourguignon of the Paris School of Economics.


Nobel Laureate Robert E. Lucas, Jr., Professor of Economics, to be awarded the Division's prestigious Phoenix Prize

In recognition of his outstanding and loyal service to the University of Chicago and the enormous influence his work has had on the field of Economics, Robert E. Lucas, Jr., will be presented the Phoenix Prize from the Division of the Social Sciences. 


According to David Nirenberg, Dean of the Division of the Social Sciences, Professor Lucas has

Alumni Weekend 2015: Social Sciences & Neubauer Collegium Programs

Time is running out to register for Alumni Weekend, June 4-7, 2015. This year's Social Sciences related programing features the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, which focuses on the Humanities and the humanistic Social Sciences, supports faculty projects across the University, and brings scholars to UChicago from across the globe. 

Current program includes:

June 6