HSS at a Glance

Lawn in front of Dabney Hall HSS is one of the six academic divisions at Caltech. HSS was established in 1926.

By the Numbers

  • Faculty: 54
  • Lecturers: 18
  • Graduate Students: 29
  • Postdoctoral Scholars: 15
  • Postdoctoral Instructors: 4
  • Research Staff: 14
  • Administrative Staff: 17

Academic Programs

Undergraduate Degrees

  • BS in Business, Economics, and Management
  • BS in Economics
  • BS in English
  • BS in History
  • BS in History and Philosophy of Science
  • BS in Philosophy
  • BS in Political Science

Graduate Degrees

  • PhD in Behavioral and Social Neuroscience
  • PhD in Social Science

Current Faculty Honors & Awards Highlights

  • 1 National Academy of Sciences Member
  • 2 MacArthur Fellows
  • 6 American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellows
  • 3 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellows
  • 2 Feynman Prizes for Excellence in Teaching

See more HSS honors and awards.