• Forster Lands in Greenland

    Associate Dean Rick Forster has officially landed in Greenland! Check out his field work on the ice sheets.

  • Utah Dems Seething Over no Shurtleff Prosecution

    Prosecutors are seeking to drop all the criminal corruption charges against former three-term Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff. Political science professor Tim Chambless says, "Tossing out the case will erode the public's confidence in the judicial system."

  • Questioning Reason Foundation's Critique

    Econ professor Peter Philips questions the validity of conservative Reason Foundation's study on cost-effectiveness of maintaining NJ highways.

  • Congratulations to Craig Bryan!

    Congratulations to associate professor of psychology Craig Bryan for receiving the prestigious Presidential Scholar Award!


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The College of Social and Behavioral Science serves over 25% of the University of Utah's Students. The college currently offers 40 degrees.

  • 12 Undergraduate Degrees
  • 15 Master's Degrees
  • 5 Ph.D. Degrees
  • 8 Specialized Certificates

CSBS accounts for five of the Top 10 Majors including economics, human development and family studies, political science, psychology and sociology.

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Natalie Gochnour

Natalie Gochnour

Natalie Gochnour earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees in economics in 1984 and1988 from the University of Utah. Natalie has been an adjunct professor for CSBS for the past decade, and was recently appointed to associate dean in the David Eccles School of Business. She is tasked with planning and implementing a new public policy initiative focusing on serving Utah businesses and community leaders. She also serves as the chief economist and senior advisor to the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce.