Join a group of students who want to make a difference in local, state, and global communities.
While students in this pathway may pursue careers in the for-profit or nonprofit realm, the focus is on the use of institutions and systems to advance education and support justice in a range of settings. In this pathway, careers like teacher, lawyer, policy analyst, or program director are a tiny sampling of the options you can explore. You may choose to convert your interests into a career or to endeavors outside work.
Learn more about the Pathway Leadership Team members for this pathway - key advisors and supporters who inform how we prepare students for success and give them access to the best internships, jobs, and graduate/professional schools.
Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller was featured recently on Interfaith Voices about the connections between food, culture, and religion, and in Vox on the idolization of CEOs.
Yes, social networks did exist before Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. Maxwell Rowland ’21 and Sarah Stauber ’21 figured this out as they scoured through newspapers and directories from 1860 to 1940 to analyze the social network of Chicago’s changing elite as Richter Scholars.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the American Studies Program Rebecca Graff is quoted in Atlas Obscura’s article on Chicago’s legendary Mecca Flats apartment complex, which was uncovered during an archaeological dig in summer 2018.