Social Sciences



April 13, 2018

Econ Major wins Truman Award

Ashlee Fox ’19 will tackle problems of food access in Indian Country.

By Katie Pelletier ’03

March 5, 2018

Faculty Approves New Comparative Race & Ethnicity Major

Interdisciplinary program may graduate its first cohort as soon as 2020.


November 14, 2017

The Accent Authority

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


December 1, 2017

Beyond Surgery by Anita Hannig ’04

(University of Chicago Press, 2017)

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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.

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.

June 1, 2016

The Longest Hour

A peek into a critical moment in the life of a Reed student—the oral examination.

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.