About the School of Social & Cultural Studies

Pickler Memorial Library & Clock TowerHome to eight departments, the School of Social and Cultural Studies at Truman offers a wide range of academic programs that provide a perfect fit for students who like to reach for the horizon and who want to make a difference in the world.

Highly motivated students in our School of Social and Cultural Studies explore the connections among individuals, societies, and the cultures we have created. They also consider the values and beliefs we hold, study ways in which we communicate, and examine the historical contexts that have given rise to the world in which we live.

The friendly faculty and staff in this active learning community are interested in helping intellectually curious students succeed. And our dedicated faculty members have expertise in a wide variety of areas across many disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. Characterized by their passion for what they teach, our professors eagerly share their high level of knowledge in their subjects.


News

Students Receive Award at American Model United Nations Conference

February 28, 2019

In late November, Dr. Meg Edwards led 25 students from her Model United Nations course to participate in the American Model United Nations (AMUN) Conference in Chicago, Ill. Truman students represented Bhutan and Ethiopia in the four-day conference, alongside approximately 1,500 participants from 97 universities. Truman State University was recognized with an Outstanding Delegation Award … Read More

Truman Forensics Earns Missouri State ChampionshipsTruman Forensics Earns Missouri State Championships

February 25, 2019

Truman Forensics closed its regular season on Feb. 23, 2019, with an incredible showing at the Missouri Association of Forensic Activities (MAFA) Championship Tournament, hosted this year by Webster University in St. Louis. The team earned 14 state championships, including first place in Harold Lawson Debate Sweepstakes for the third year in a row and … Read More

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Events

Student Research Conference
April 25
Saturday Showcase Event
April 27 • 8:45am - 3:30pm

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