Visionary. Questioning. Rigorous.
The Division of Social Sciences (DSS) encourages students to inquire, engage and discover the answers to the most intriguing questions about ourselves and our world.
As the largest division in the College of Letters and Science, the DSS is home to ten top-ranked departments and degree programs and a stellar reputation for engaging faculty, outstanding students, state-of-the-art facilities and a breadth of academic programs and dedicated research centers.
DSS educates the next generation in seeking to understand all aspects of humans and human behavior and in developing solutions for the world’s problems, both today and into the future.
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The DSS Research Service Center provides services in contracts & grant administration and financial management for the Division of Social Sciences new administrative structure.