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As the largest School at UC Merced, The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts hosts a diverse array of faculty research interests and accompanying research programs. Faculty research interests are varied across a wide range of disciplines.

Our Mission

The Mission of the research division within the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at UC Merced is to provide support to SSHA faculty in various capacities to advance faculty scholarship. The research division helps position the School and SSHA faculty for emerging funding opportunities, promotes current research awards, and works to provide consistent support to advance all areas of faculty research. As a primary research contact for research support and research public relations both external and internal to campus for the School of SSHA, the research division is committed to providing unparalleled support for the research and scholarship needs of SSHA faculty.