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Hoschauer internship
History student Daniel Hoschouer demonstrates blacksmithing at the Nevada City Living History Museum
Constitution Day Scholars
Constitution Day Scholars
Students at the Kansas Historical Society
Students at the Kansas Historical Society
Students at the Kansas Historical Society
Students at the Kansas Historical Society
2016 Caucus Trip
ESU students at the 2016 Iowa Presidential Caucuses

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 an online master's degree in history.


Watch us in action:

Dr. Charles Brown delivers the Research and Creativity talk at the spring 2014 LA&S Assembly

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

Click here to view the 2015 Zimmerman lecture, featuring Dr. Andy Schocket. At the beginning there is a tribute to Dr. Ethan Schmidt

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Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Michael Smith's article with about teaching Civic Engagement at Emporia State, co-authored with former U.S. Senator Bob Graham, appears in the July, 2014 issue of PS: Political Science and Politics