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.


Oster, Robert

Robert D. Oster

Adjunct Professor, History and Social Sciences

Human Rights, Business Law, Contract Law, Litigation

  • American and Rhode Island Bar Associations
  • American Bar Association, R.I. Delegate to House of Del.
  • Presdident of R.I. Bar Association
  • R.I. Bar Foundation , Fellow
  • R.I. Supreme Court Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee
  • 1997, Pro Bono Publico and Continuing Service Award