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Welcome to the Department of Social Sciences.

Our department houses the disciplines of geography, history, philosophy, and political science, and the Social Sciences Secondary Education Program. Undergraduate students can pursue a variety of degrees or minors; we also offer two graduate degrees.


Watch us in action:

Life in the American West: a hands-on lesson by Dr. Joyce Thierer

Dr. Charles Brown receives the Roe R. Cross Distinguished Faculty award, April 2014

Political Science faculty details accomplishments, student awards in new newsletter.

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Department Phone: 620-341-5461

Fax: 620-341-5143

1 Kellogg Circle, Box 32

Emporia State University

Emporia KS  66801

Social Sciences Upcoming Events


Faculty Spotlight

Greg Schneider Rock Islad Requiem

Dr. Greg Schneider will be heard discussing his book this fall on SunFlower Journeys and he also received a grant from Earhart Foundation for a new book on the railroad industry