Social Sciences Division
Explore how we navigate our complex world.
Gain concrete knowledge about political and social institutions. Have your questions answered in a classroom environment that provides room for interpretation and fosters self-directed learners. Go out beyond the classroom and put your learning into action. The social sciences at Antioch College prepare you for a life of active citizenship through its commitment to open and democratic dialogue, innovative and empowering pedagogy, and the merger of theory and practice.
Helping Hands and Hands of Need Extend Identically: Ike Wylie ’22 at Project Vida Health Center in El Paso, TX
by Ike Wylie on March 21, 2020 at 10:31 pm
Right now, I’m in a van with seven other new employees, we’re riding around on a rainy day visiting the […]
Chris Chavers ’22 at the Transgender Law Center in Oakland
by Chris Chavers on September 29, 2019 at 5:26 pm
On my first co-op with the Transgender Law Center, I’ve come to learn that all skill sets are needed to become an […]
Diamonds in the Rough: Amera Porter-Watterson ’22 at Yellow Springs High School
by Amera Porter-Watterson on September 29, 2019 at 4:32 pm
I come from a small school in a big city. I spent most of my time studying, I never had a job and I sold cookies for […]
Learning the Law in Chicago: Elinore Hendrickson at Phillip Brigham, LLC
by Elinore Hendrickson on June 21, 2019 at 7:06 pm
I’m a first year student at Antioch, working on myself and my self-designed major. I’m studying economics […]
Empowering the Immigrant Community: Kensy Zelaya Sabillon ’21 Legal Aide at RAICES
by Kensy Zelaya Sabillon on March 4, 2019 at 4:20 pm
As a second-year student with an interest in immigration law, I decided to do my co-op at RAICES (Refugee and Immigrant […]
An Introspective Internship: Julien Stainback ’19 at Black Mental Health Alliance
by Julien Stainback on February 24, 2018 at 7:41 pm
This third co-op was a combination of website work, preparation for my 4th Spanish co-op, and a lot of reflection on my […]
Social Sciences News & Events
Assistant Professor of Political Economy Dean Snyder coauthored a piece of public scholarship, “The Green New Deal and the Politics of Consumption,” recently published by the online magazine Jacobin, a leading voice of the American left, offering...
It’s a 20 mile drive from Antioch College’s campus to the Dayton Correctional Institute (DCI), a state women’s prison just west of the city for which it’s named. If you know your way, and if there’s no traffic on US-35 going into Dayton, you can...
In August 2019, the American Political Science Association (APSA), the world’s leading political science professional organization, held its Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. Dr. Dean Snyder, Assistant Professor of Political Economy, played a key...