• Chambless and Politics

    Political science professor Tim Chambless weighs in on police, elections, and Art Raymond.

  • Your Life Story

    Psychology professor Monisha Pasupathi recently discussed the concept of humans as "storytelling animals."

  • Republicans Say They Are Happier With Their Marriages

    Sociology professor Nicholas Wolfinger recently published data that suggests Republicans are happier in their marriages.

  • Postpartum and Dads

    Research by psychology professor David Huebner shows that gay couples entering fatherhood increases commitment to their primary relationship while simultaneously decreasing time and energy for relationship maintenance.


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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Judge Bruce S. Jenkins

Judge Bruce S. Jenkins

Judge Bruce S. Jenkins graduated magna cum laude in political science from the University of Utah in 1949, and went on to earn a juris doctor from the S.J. Quinney College of Law in 1952 where he wrote for the Utah Law Review. Bruce is a United States Senior District Judge. In 1978, he was nominated as a U.S. District Judge by President Jimmy Carter and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. He became Chief Judge in 1984 and stepped aside on May 28, 1993. Under Bruce's leadership the court automated and computerized administrative, record-keeping and research functions, reorganized the clerk's office and probation department and remodeled the federal courthouse.