The College of Social Studies (CSS) is a rigorous, interdisciplinary major focusing on Government, History, Economics, and Social Theory. Founded in 1959, the CSS is reading and writing intensive, encouraging intellectual independence with weekly essays, small group tutorials, and a vibrant intellectual and social environment. If you are an incoming transfer student and are interested in joining, consult the CSS website and contact the co-chairs: Cecilia Miller at or Giulio Gallarotti at