The faculty of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS)
includes renowned scholars who are nationally and internationally recognized for their expertise, research and creative works. Their activities range from creative and professional writing, to theatrical and musical performance, to archival, field and laboratory research.
Professors often involve students in their research programs and creative activities, giving students uncommon opportunities to contribute to groundbreaking discoveries and award-winning creative works.
For instance, as a graduate or undergraduate student in CLASS, you might help excavate an archeological site, assist in the conservation of ancient Chinese artifacts at the Laboratory of Anthropology
, conduct research on important state issues at the McClure Center for Public Policy Research
, engage in the editing and publishing process of national-selling novels, or participate in a psychology experiment examining human behavior.