Social & Psychological Sciences

Edward H. - Class of 2021

The Department of Social & Psychological Sciences offers a full range of programs in the fields of Psychology, Sociology, History, and Interdisciplinary Studies. Each of its programs addresses from a unique disciplinary or interdisciplinary perspective the prevailing structures shaping human behavior on the individual and the collective level. Its curriculum spans important issues pertaining to race and gender relations, social power and social resistance, mental health and wellness, and technology and society.

Department Chair: Dr. Robert Johnson

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