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.
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.
Teaching fellow Sneha Annavarapu has created a platform for sociologists to share the anecdotes, imagery, and and asides from their research journeys.
Doctoral Dissertation Reorientation Funding
In recognition of the Covid-19 pandemic's impact on social science research, Doctoral Dissertation Reorientation Funding awards support students in adapting research in response to the pandemic.
Digital Archival Research
In response to the disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Division has compiled a digital archival research guide to inform new practices.