The School of Social Sciences is a vibrant community of scholars, students, and educators with an unconventional vision for creating a society that we can all thrive in. We take a boutique approach - insightful, focused, personal - customized to the development of each of our students and tailored for tomorrow's challenges.
The School of Social Sciences is made up of seven departments with one mission, to improve society. Our faculty study of some of societyâ€™s biggest issues, and teach their findings in the classroom.
School of Social Sciences students are learning the skills needed to tackle the worldâ€™s greatest challenges â€“ with vision and understanding. Our rigorous curriculum is complimented by unmatched opportunities for students to conduct research with faculty members and participate in professional practica.
Which early interventions lead to greater educational attainment for low-income children? How does team training impact astronauts? Our research explores answers to these timely questions and many more.
The School of Social Sciences at Rice University is dedicated to challenging old assumptions, finding answers to tough questions and generating solutions that make lives better.
Sixty-nine percent of undocumented Mexicans living near the California-Mexico border r
Elaine Howard Ecklund, founding director of Rice Universityâ€™s Religion and Public Life
Reflection by:Â Courtney Wang, Psychology & Sociology '18
Letters of recommendation written for women are more likely to contain words or phrase
The use of risk assessment tools has increased considerably within criminal justice in
Women should not be blamed for the gender wage gap in the United States, according to
Christopher Fagundes, an assistant professor of psychology, is the recipient of the Am
Four Rice University graduates have received 2018 Fulbright grants to study, teach and
More than 25 students participated in our inaugural research showcase representing all our departments and the Gateway practica. Visit the link below to see our students' amazing work.