History and
Social Sciences

The faculty and students within our multidisciplinary department advance the study and practice of history and the social sciences through teaching, research, and outreach. Our research generates knowledge rooted in historical and social scientific approaches to the study of the human condition.

Noteworthy

Politics and Law grad Kaitlin Sidorsky ’10 now a college professor

She says Bryant academics helped her discover a passion for politics, and Bryant mentors prepared her for graduate school.

Presidential election 2016: A learning experience for all

For many Bryant faculty members whose expertise includes the political arena, the 2016 presidential election is a living teaching lab.

Her path to a career in the arts includes Guggenheim internship

History major Zeynep Kazmaz ’18 spent her summer in the celebrated New York City museum as a member of the Curatorial Department.

Quinn Massaroni ’16: Amplifying Politics and Law major with business acumen

“The integration of business and liberal arts has given me ... a much clearer understanding of the interplay between government and business."

Bryant senior unanimously selected for national political science award

The award, won by Quinn Massaroni, recognizes an undergraduate college student who best reflects the ideals of innovation, good government, refined writing, and communication skills.

Julien Dumont '14: Associate at Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP

Internships and a major in Politics and Law led Dumont to Wake Forest Law; he's now an associate in the firm's Commercial Finance practice group.

Jennifer Gullotti '12: Second-year law student at University of Chicago Law School

A keen sense of analysis and discipline, mastered as a student at Bryant, helps her succeed at the No. 4 law school in the country. Next stop: an international commercial law firm in Washington, D.C.

Verdict is in: Bryant offers outstanding preparation for law school

The right skills (writing, critical reading, ability to summarize), internships, business awareness, and affiliations contribute to high admit rate.

Giving for Good: Bryant hosts social enterprise market

Pop-up retail in the Rotunda helps vendors support a variety of social missions, including clean water, education, anti-hunger initiatives, and more.

Bryant delegation takes ringside seat on presidential campaign trail

More than 20 Bryant students studying political science traveled to New Hampshire Jan. 4-6 to meet with candidates, learn first-hand about the primary process, and get a taste of media frenzy.

Catching up with David Greco III ’08

Now Research Director for the Michigan Republican Party, he says faculty mentors inspired him to "challenge myself to see something differently."

Panelists call upon students to focus on ethical leadership

A history of scandal at top levels casts shadow over state, speakers say as they encourage audience to get involved in reform.