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Happy Holidays 2014 from the College of Social Sciences, UH Mānoa


This holiday season, may you find wonder and joy in the most unexpected places.

Happy Holidays from your CSS family.

Denise Eby Konan
Dean, College of Social Sciences, UH Mānoa


The Anthropology Department at the College of Social Sciences is committed to the study of human culture. Students receive comprehensive training in critical thinking as they explore and develop a global understanding of culture and society through comparative, holistic studies of communities. Specializations include applied archaeology, ecology and medical anthropology, with particular focus in Hawaiʻi, Asia, the Pacific Islands and the United States.

The College of Social Sciences at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is engaged in a broad range of research endeavors that address fundamental questions about human behavior and the workings of local, national and international political, social, economic and cultural institutions. Its vibrant student-centered academic climate supports outstanding scholarship through internships, and active and service learning approaches to teaching that prepare students for the life-long pursuit of knowledge.