College of Social Studies

The College of Social Studies (CSS) is a rigorous, multidisciplinary major focusing on History, Government, Political and Social Theory, and Economics. Founded in 1959, the CSS is reading and writing intensive, encouraging intellectual independence with weekly essays, small group Tutorials, and a vibrant intellectual environment.



Contacting the CSS during Summer 2020

The CSS Co-Chairs for the 2020-2021 academic year are Professor John Bonin and Professor Don Moon. The CSS Office will be closed for summer break between June 16th and July 27th, 2020. If you have a CSS matter that needs assistance during that time, please contact Professor Don Moon at