In the School of Social Science, Philosophy & Religion, you’ll gain an understanding of the past, a rapport with the present and a sense for developing perspectives and priorities related to the future. Explore the intellectual, social, historical, political, philosophical, psychological, and religious values of our world as you seeks insight into the problems, frustrations, and potential solutions of today’s society.
Our professors challenge and inspire you to think and apply yourself in amazing ways. You’ll have the chance to travel the globe to see things you’ve only read about and experience things that will impact you for the rest of your life.
“From studying history in another country to conducting their own Majors and Minors empirical research projects, students in social sciences experience hands-on, direct experiences in their field. Through theoretical and applied studies, students focus on critical thinking and analysis of what we do now as well as the possibilities for a better future.”
Dr. Wind Goodfriend
School of Social Science, Philosophy & Religion Faculty
Dean of the School of Social Science, Philosophy & Religion
Deans Fellow and Honors Program Coordinator
Professor of Political Science
Professor of Business Law and Political Science
Professor of Philosophy and Religion
Professor of History
Professor of Experimental Psychology
Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Associate Professor of Social Work
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Thomas’ private practice work equips BVU students with special networking opportunities and practical observation experiences, including shadowing Thomas when she testifies in court as an expert witness.Read More
To date, more than 100 poster and oral presentations by undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers from across the state of Iowa will be presented at the conference.Read More
Dr. Wind Goodfriend’s contract to write the book is the most substantial that the textbook’s publisher, SAGE Publications, has ever issued to a psychology author.Read More
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