The Division of the Social Sciences offers resources to support graduate students in professional development throughout their academic programs and into their subsequent careers. These complement university resources including UChicagoGrad and the Chicago Center for Teaching.
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.
Prof. Ufuk Akcigit, Prof. Guanglei Hong, Asst. Prof. Mitchell S. Jackson and Prof. Tara Zahra are among the 184 fellows selected in this year’s class.
Young children from China and the U.S. consider race in forming gender stereotypes about brilliance.