Welcome from the Dean.
Welcome to the College of Social Sciences and Communication!
If you are already a student in one of our excellent programs or are one of our graduates, I hope to hear from you and to learn about your experiences at UALR and beyond.
If you are considering one of our courses of study, please join us and take advantage of the many opportunities to engage with accomplished faculty and researchers who are excited about what they are doing and are committed to providing meaningful, quality educational experiences for their students.
Our college is home to:
School of Mass Communication
Department of Speech Communication
Department of Rhetoric and Writing
Department of Criminal Justice
Department of Psychology
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Department of Political Science
Institute of Government
KLRE/KUAR Public Radio
Our programs enable students through hands-on coursework and training in social science, communication, and public affairs to better understand the human experience and our global society. Our students are prepared to use their knowledge and skill to enrich, inform, and help improve their communities and the world.
The college is committed to interdisciplinary and applied programs and is also home to University Television, the Survey Research Center, the Center for Nonprofit Organizations, and the Center for Public Collaboration. These and many other centers in the college provide students with opportunities to engage in applied research and creative activity and to engage with the larger community.
Please explore our website and discover yourself here. I look forward to meeting you!
Lisa Bond-Maupin, Ph.D.