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In the face of today’s grand challenges, interdisciplinary solutions are paramount. With shifting global economies, climate upheavals, and escalating health crises, the College of Social and Behavioral Science’s diverse departments, programs, and centers empower students to grasp the vital connection between disciplines in formulating effective human-centered solutions. 



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2024 CSBS Distinguished Alumni Awards Nominations

Submit your nomination for the 2024 CSBS Distinguished Alumni Awards! CSBS recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves in their careers, as leaders in their communities, and are role models for present and future students. Nominations are open through December 31, 2023

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Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

We in the College of Social and Behavioral Science recognize that diversity and inclusion are necessary for a holistic educational experience.

Our aim is to create and sustain a climate where all individuals treat each other with respect and dignity. Only then can we all stretch our minds to places that may feel intellectually unfamiliar, but that excite the mind and lead to new discoveries that benefit societies here and around the globe.

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Alumni, Emeriti, & Friends

We'd love to hear from you!

If you'd like to be featured in our spotlights, please send your biography and a photo to Lynne Shaffer or


Michael Weiler

BS Political Science

Emerson College

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Desmond C. Barker

Friend of CSBS

Des Barker Associates, Inc.

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Brian Haslam

BS Geography
MS Geography

President | CEO
Cityworks | Azteca Systems, Inc.

Read more about Brian Haslam

Aden Batar

Master of Public Administration

Director of Migration and Refugee Services
Catholic Community Services

Read more about Aden Batar



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Our students come here because they really want to change the world, and they're going to do exactly that. Thanks to your support, the college continues to produce graduates who truly are the solution to life's challenges.


Last Updated: 12/6/23