Julie Caswell Named Distinguished Professor

Dr. Caswell  is internationally recognized for her work on the safety, labeling, certification, and regulation of food—a domain over which one external reviewer describes her as “the leading authority.” More >


Fulbright in France

After graduating with a dual degree in journalism and environmental/natural resource economics, Mbakop spent a year as an urban business initiatives analyst and then started a master’s program in sustainable development through the Fulbright program in fall 2016. More >


Social Science Matters

We are home to a broad range of approaches to social science, from purely theoretical and interpretive, to qualitative and quantitative research methods.  Our priority is to ensure that this exciting social science research connects with the public while showing the relevance of the social sciences to everyday lives and policy.



UMass SBS Summer Abroad Program in South Africa

The new study abroad program at the University of Cape Town will earn you a semester's worth of UMass credits in disciplines such as Political Science, History, Economics, and Sociology. And it will cost less than being at UMass for a semester! More >


Paul Krugman to Deliver 2017 Philip Gamble Memorial Lecture

October 26th, 6:30pm |  This year's Memorial Lecture will feature Paul Krugman, Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and a columnist for The New York Times.  More >

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SBS Fall Scholarship Luncheon

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