The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Greyson Awarded Research Fellowship to study Cannabis Use Decision-Making in Pregnancy

Devon Greyson has been named a Center for Research on Families (CRF) Research Scholar for 2019-20, and will conduct a multi-site, binational study to understand cannabis use decision-making in pregnancy and lactation. More >


Rahmah Pauzi '13 on an International Journalism Education

For Rahmah Pauzi '13, truth-seeking is in the name of the people, no matter the class they come from or the race they are, and her duty as a journalist is to always seek out the answers. 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.



SBS students receive Fulbright scholarships

The UMass Amherst College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) played a big role in the university’s recent ranking as a “Top Producing Institution” for Fulbright Scholars for 2018-19. More >


SBS Senior Celebration

May 11, 2019 - 1:00 to 2:30 P.M., Mullins Center, UMass Amherst | The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will conduct its Senior Celebration on Saturday, May 11th. Each senior's name will be announced by department, and photographs will be taken while the graduates receive their medals and shake hands with College leaders. More >

Featured Event

A Quarter Century of System Justification Theory: Questions, Answers, Criticisms, and Societal Applications

Room 420, Thompson Hall, 200 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003
12.00pm to 1.30pm

ADVANCE Launch Lecture: A Counternarrative from a Woman of Color in STEM

Life Science Laboratories, Rooms S330-340, 240 Thatcher Way, Amherst, MA 01002
4.00pm to 6.00pm

The View from Washington, DC: A Conversation with Congressman Richard Neal

Great Hall (2nd Floor), Old Chapel, 144 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003
Upcoming Events