Research Development

Across the social sciences, faculty and students embrace the “Chicago style”—conducting rigorous, multi-method research and aiming to achieve foundational scientific breakthroughs and to address issues of pressing social importance.

A Community of Scholars

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. 

Research Contacts

Cate Goebel, Associate Dean, Research and Strategic Initiatives
June Hou, Senior Associate Director of Research Development
Sarah Niemann, Senior Assistant Director, Social Science Research Center
Cheri Pettey, SBS IRB Director
Bart Longacre, SSCS Director