Your courses will present possibilities for hands-on research, carried out in small classes with support from faculty members. Instructors will provide training in essential principles and standards of scientific and statistical research – and encourage you to think creatively. You will learn to conduct and assess many types of social research.

Crystal Kim '15
Crystal Kim ’15

A student’s progression: a paper, a grant, a year in Korea

When Crystal Kim ’15 was a first-year student, she realized her best approach to college was to toss the precise plan she’d mapped out and open up to all Hamilton had to offer.

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Chris Takas '05
Chris Takacs ’05

A graduate’s progress: a book and pursuit of a Ph.D.

Chris Takacs ’05 entered Hamilton College expecting to major in philosophy, then discovered the passion that became his career. He’s pursuing a doctorate in sociology at the University of Chicago and recently published a book with a man who was his professor at Hamilton, Dan Chambliss, the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology.

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