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  • Social and Behavioral Science students at commencement
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    Dean's Welcome

Welcome to the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences


Featured Events


Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

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The Department of Africana Studies Presents

A Special Lecture by Therí A. Pickens, PhD
Assistant Professor of English at Bates College and author of the book NEW BODY POLITICS Narrating Arab and Black Identity in the Contemporary United States. Read more

Los Angeles as a Model of Urban Resilience

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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A resilient city is one that prepares to address shocks, such as natural disasters and the impacts of climate change, by addressing the ongoing physical, social, and economic challenges that can make it difficult to respond to disruptions.  Join us for a conversation about Los Angeles’s ability to respond to adverse events in a panel discussion led by Patt Morrison, LA Times Columnist and KPCC Radio Host. Read more

2015 Africa Symposium: "Building Health for Life in Africa"

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

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CSUN’S African Studies Interdisciplinary Minor Program (ASIMP) invites you to save the date for the Spring Africa Symposium: "Building Health for Life in Africa." Come hear presentations on current health issues in Africa such as Ebola and AIDS, as well as issues related to gender, building hospitals, and using Big Data to solve health problems. Read more