central mission of the Department of Social Sciences is to educate and inspire
cadets so that they fulfill their duties as future Army officers in exemplary
fashion. The department seeks to accomplish this mission by maintaining a
superior faculty who act as role models, stimulate critical thinking, and
motivate cadets to continue to study in the social sciences.
strengthens and enhances the ability of our faculty to support the primary
mission of the department. Scholarly research and policy analysis enables our
faculty to follow and influence important trends in our disciplines; contribute
to important debates over public policy; develop our bonds with other
educational and government institutions; provide opportunities for cadet
research; and stimulate the intellectual excitement within our community that
is the foundation of a successful academic environment.
Social Sciences Department is home to three centers of research: The Combatting
Terrorism Center (CTC), Conflict and Human Security Studies (CHSS) and the
Office of Economic and Manpower Analysis. Each has its own unique mission that
supports broader academic research and Army requirements. They also provide
opportunities for faculty members to apply their academic knowledge towards
current problem sets.
SOSH Research and Publication Opportunities: