History and Social Sciences at Bryant

The faculty and students within our multidisciplinary department advance the study and practice of history and the social sciences through teaching, research, and outreach.

About This Department

The department offers courses in four disciplines: History, Political Science, Legal Studies, and Sociology. Majors are offered in Global Studies, History, Politics and Law, and Sociology. Concentrations are offered in Global Studies, History, Political Science, and Sociology. Minors are offered in the areas of Africana/Black Studies, History, Latin American and Latina/Latino Studies, Legal Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Sociology and Service Learning, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Department Highlight


Curious or confused about current events?  Not sure what questions to ask or how to get answers?  Come talk about it with your peers and Bryant faculty.

Tuesday Sept 22, 3-4 pm - Russia Abroad: Overt and Covert Dr. Ron Bobroff will discuss Russia’s role in international relations. Zoom link: https://bryant.zoom.us/j/92860223800

Department Highlight



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U.S. News & World Report 2020 Best College rankings list Bryant as No. 7 in the Regional Universities North category.