About the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
The Humanities and Social Sciences at North Park help students understand and interact with literature, profound ideas, faith, cultures, society, and history. This liberal arts education equips students with robust critical thinking and communication skills which are indispensable in today’s job market.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Among research opportunities for North Park students is NPRESS (North Park Research Experience for Summer Students), in which students conduct research in their chosen field alongside faculty mentors.
Dr. Peter St. Jean, Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, is the founder of a new field of study called Peaceology. He and his students explore ways of making peace profitable for communities.