California Institute of Technology

Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences


Welcome to the Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), one of six academic units at the California Institute of Technology. Within HSS, the Humanities Faculty comprises elements of history, literature, philosophy, history of science, and various languages. The Social Science Faculty draws together an interdisciplinary group of scholars working across the fields of anthropology, economics, finance, law, political science, psychology, and neuroscience.

Last updated: January 23, 2012 15:56

Upcoming Events

April 17 2014 04:00 PM
Jamil Zaki, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Stanford University
Cognitive and Neural Sources of Prosociality
Behavioral Social Neuroscience Seminar Series (BSN)
Beckman Laboratory 24
April 18 2014 12:00 PM
Mihaela van der Schaar , Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
Topic to be Announced
Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Baxter 127
April 21 2014 12:00 PM
Marina Agranov, Assistant Professor of Economics, Caltech
Topic to be Announced
Social Sciences Brown Bag Seminar
Baxter 25

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