Social Sciences

Solving Real-world Issues


Use tools from anthropology, geography, history, political science, and sociology to help find sustainable solutions to complex problems. Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University helps students apply academic concepts to real-world issues.

Keweenaw Time Traveler logo

The Keweenaw Time Traveler is an online interactive historical atlas that is changing how we learn about, share, and research the history and heritage of Michigan’s Copper Country.  

Open Positions

MS Graduate Research Assistant

Assistantship Description: A Graduate Research Assistant position is available within the department of Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University. The selected student will work with a diverse team on an interdisciplinary project focused on tree improvement techniques and their acceptability among various stakeholder groups.