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Department of Social Sciences

Jim Cramer, host of hit investment show Mad Money and longtime friend of the Investment Club, visited West Point on 13 November.  Mr. Cramer attended a class, ate lunch and hosted his show in Cullum Hall and received stock pitches from cadets.

“The engraving on monuments does not mark achievement.  Only the engraving on the character and  competence of our cadets and our young officers counts towards fulfillment of our  mission.”

- George “Abe” Lincoln, Department Head (1954-69)




The mission of the Department of Social Sciences is ​​​​​​​to educate, develop, and inspire Cadets through core courses and academic majors in economics and political science, interdisciplinary minors, and related cadet development activities, and to attract, develop, and employ a faculty that excels in teaching, cadet development, scholarship and outreach, in order to prepare cadets and faculty to serve as leaders of character who make a distinguished contribution to the Army and the Nation. 




Contact Information
United States Military Academy
West Point, N.Y. 10996
Phone: (845) 938-3554
DSN: 688-3554
Senior Personnel Officer
(For those interested in teaching in Sosh)
Alumni Affairs Administrator