Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
The University of Chicago’s Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Zachary Egan, AM’96, as chair of the Division of the Social Sciences Council. The Trustees have also approved four new members for the Council: Luann Jacobs, Matt Jacobs, Rohit Kumar, and Pamela Paresky. Their appointments are all effective July 1, for their first three-year term.
Egan succeeds Brook Payner, AB ’79 (Mathematics), AM ’81, PhD ’87 (Economics), who served as chair from 2016-2019.
On Thursday, March 7, Dean Amanda Woodard announced that Emily Osborn, Associate Professor in the Department of History and the College, has agreed to serve as the inaugural Director of the Social Sciences Teaching Fellows Program.
The Division of the Social Sciences has announced the recipients of the 2019 Social Sciences Research Center (SSRC) Faculty Seed Grants and Graduate Student Fellowships:
Three faculty projects were selected for funding through the seed grant initiative, which is in its second year.
Faculty Seed Grant Recipients:
The Division of the Social Sciences invites applications from current and recent graduate students in the Division for a competitive two-year program designed to enhance pedagogical skills and extend research training.
The Research Computing Center conducts workshops on a variety of topics relevant to research computing. Sessions most relevant to social science research include: