Social Sciences



November 14, 2017

The Accent Authority

Prof. Kara Becker examines how we convey power, class, race, and identity through the mechanics of our speech. 

By Marty Smith ’88

October 6, 2017

Brinkmanship and North Korea

Reed analyst explains the carnival of contradictions haunting US policy on the Korean peninsula.


September 24, 2017

Race & Ethnicity Major Clears Hurdle

First majors may graduate as soon as Spring 2020.


September 21, 2017

Love, Wealth, and Taxes

Econ majors go big, win Meier award.

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September 1, 2016

Disconnecting the Dots

Florin Feier ’17 Finds an Unbeatable Strategy.

April 18, 2017

Sociology major wins Truman Scholarship

Elea Denegre ’18 wins prestigious award.

April 18, 2016

Econ Students Win Ginormous Boardgame Tourney

Reed defeats defending champions Willamette University for first place in Blokus tournament.

August 30, 2016

Econ Major Takes Meier Award

Ayhan Panjwani ’16 writes thesis on monetary policy in Brazil.

June 1, 2015

Outplanning Catastrophe

Emma Stocker ’07 gets ready for the Big One.

December 1, 2015

How the Siege of Vienna Changed the Course of History

The fate of Europe hung in the balance when the Ottoman army besieged Vienna in 1683.