Leading scholars are drawn to the Division of the Social Sciences because of a research environment that encourages them to stretch disciplinary boundaries, innovate with novel methods, and pursue ambitious research programs.
This directory lists all tenure-track faculty in the Division of the Social Sciences and is sortable by rank, department, and/or affiliation. For a roster of faculty who have recently joined the Division, visit here.
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 just a few of these endeavors and accomplishments.
Three Social Sciences faculty awarded 2021 Guggenheim Fellowships: Ufuk Akcigit, Guanglei Hong, and Tara Zahra.
Nobel laureate Michael Kremer discusses fighting poverty and pandemics on UChicago’s Big Brains podcast.