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Department of Social Sciences
Shawnee State University
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, Ohio 45662

Welcome to Shawnee State University’s Department of Social Sciences.

Social sciences faculty have expertise in a variety of areas, from the development of neural pathways to Middle Eastern culture and politics. They are also eager to help students succeed in their education. Our faculty contribute countless hours to advising and assisting students with coursework, progress towards degrees, preparation for graduate school, and employment opportunities. We define our success by how successful our students are at Shawnee, and in life.

And our students have been successful! Graduates of Shawnee's social sciences programs have gone on to graduate programs, both Master's and doctoral, law school, and medical school. They have been employed in a variety of fields including politics, business, mental health, social services, education, and health care.

Explore our website, and if you have any questions or would like to meet with an advisor, please feel free to contact me.

Clifford Poirot
Chair, Department of Social Sciences
Professor, Economics
(740) 351-3396

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