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.
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 […]
Breaking the Cycle of Consumption in Buenos Aires: Lucas Bautista ’18 at Club de Reparadores
by Lucas Bautista on December 10, 2017 at 1:57 pm
For my fourth and final co-op I am working with an organization called Club de Reparadores, which translates to Club of […]
Social Sciences News & Events
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...
Fall 2019Notes From the Field is a series of updates from Antioch College faculty members about the travel and research they've conducted. As a collaborative effort, Dr. Jennifer Grubbs (Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology) and Dr. Téofilo...
Summer 2019Notes From the Field is a series of updates from Antioch College faculty members about the travel and research they've conducted. I spent a month this summer traveling through Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland with my family....