Social Sciences

Contact Us

Li Zhang, Vice Dean

Heidi Parks, Executive Assistant

5209 Social Sciences & Humanities Building

Phone: (530) 754-8925

Fax: (530) 752-4078

From research with individuals, groups and societies to exploration and studies in politics and economics, the dynamic work in the Division of Social Sciences looks to ask questions, solve problems and raise up the next generation of global citizens and scholars. The historical, cultural and biological perspectives of society, along with their philosophical underpinnings, are explored by top-ranked departments and programs – with instruction and research led by a distinguished faculty interested in engagement, exchange of ideas and moving the globe forward collaboratively.

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