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The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), sitting at the heart of a great urban college, educates students to be leaders of character, wisdom, and influence in an interdependent, global society through high-quality humanities and social science programs. An HSS education is not bound by our classrooms, because Brooklyn is a diverse educational laboratory that enables our students to regularly apply their learning to real-world challenges, bringing what they learn by experience into sharper focus in our classrooms.
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The Koppelman Experience is our commitment to continuous improvement: to greater engagement with our stakeholders, to innovation across all our programs, and impact on the world at large. And as a business student at Brooklyn College, you’ll be a vital part of the success of this exceptional business education.
You’ll be a part of a vast network of connected entities, through outreach in our local community, partnerships with corporations, and collaborations with other institutions of higher education.
We bring a creative approach to business, through experimentation with ideas and sheer determination to bring our innovative discoveries to life.
You’ll have a broader perspective in the classroom through high quality and meaningful research, preparing you for success as a business professional as you contribute to the betterment of society.
An important and vital part of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences is our highly qualified faculty.
Miriam Deutch is Director, Open Educational Resources Initiative, Librarian and Art Historian. Cu...
Dorell Thomas earned master’s degrees in both English Adolescent Literature, Grade 7-12 and...
Saam Trivedi is the author of _Imagination, Music, and the Emotions: A Philosophical Study_ (Stat...
Mark Ungar is professor of political science at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, and of ...
There’s no limit to how far you can go.
Benefits of Humanities and Social Science Degrees
Courses that Address Climate Change, Sustainability, and Environmental Studies
Courses that Address Race, Racism, Policing, and Structural Inequality
HSS Student Expo
While you’re here to focus on your education, we’ll be here to ensure that you’ve got everything you need to achieve your academic, professional, and life goals. With a vast array of offerings, including career services, financial aid, guidance and counseling, and health and wellness, you’ll find a campus full of people and resources to support you every step of the way.
Through job fairs, the internship database, and internship panels, the Magner Career Center gives School of Humanities and Social Sciences students access to career opportunities at a wide variety of employers, including:
With our academic programs and the right guidance, you’ll create an academic path that will help you earn your degree in the most effective and efficient way possible.
Ortiz is a professor of history at the University of Florida and will serve as Brooklyn College’s Robert L. Hess Scholar in Residence for 2024.
Dean Foster ’69 recognized that cultural competency would be a crucial skill in an increasingly globalized world, so he built a business to teach it.
Professor and Chair Liv Mariah Yarrow from the Department of Classics published a piece in the educational blog Past Imperfect titled, “Finding Graduate Funding to Study Antiquity,” which touched on what makes Brooklyn College
Magisterial Feminae: How Women Who Studied the Ancient World Innovated Brooklyn College, the Latin/Greek Institute, and Beyond
Interdisciplinary Program Directors Meeting
Our campus at Brooklyn College is built with all the resources you’ll need to succeed in your education.
To help you find your way.
To help you dig deeper.
To help you discover more.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Interim Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Executive Assistant to the Dean
Administrative Executive Coordinator