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

Department Chair

The Department of Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University invites applications for the position of department chair. We seek an established scholar and motivated leader committed to innovative research and scholarship, applied teaching methods, and professional excellence to promote our dynamic interdisciplinary department.