Department of History

Social Sciences Diploma and Hooding Ceremony

Social Sciences Diploma and Hooding Ceremony

Speaker: Amanda Woodward, Deputy Dean of the Division of the Social Sciences, William S. Gray Professor of Psychology at the University of Chicago

Saturday, June 11, at 2:15 p.m., Rockefeller Memorial Chapel          

Division of Social Sciences' candidates that participate in the hooding ceremony need to rent a hood from the University Bookstore.

Social Sciences faculty win prestigious Quantrell Awards for undergraduate teaching

By News Office staff | Videos by UChicago Creative

The 2016 Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching inlcude two Social Sciences faculty members, Emily Lynn Osborn, Associate Professor of History, and Derek Neal, Professor of Economics. The award was presented to five tenured and tenure-track faculty members from across the University. 


Dean, Historian David Nirenberg and Economist Ali Hortaçsu elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced the election of 213 new members on April 20, 2016. They include some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, as well as civic, business, and philanthropic leaders. Among those elected into this newest class of distinguished members are five University of Chicago faculty members: David Nirenberg, Ali Hortaçsu, Dr. Joshua A. Frieman, Theaster Gates Jr., and Michael Sells. Two of the UChicago elects are Social Scietists.