If you're passionate about what a democratic society means, fervent about justice and fairness, believe intensely that freedoms are the rights of all Americans... consider a degree in DJS.
What is Democracy and Justice Studies?
Democracy and Justice Studies explores diverse ideals and practices of democracy and justice in the United States and the world through interdisciplinary social and historical studies.
We ask why and how societies develop and whether their political, economic, cultural and social relations and activities promote justice, freedom, equality, and democracy. By cultivating critical and problem-focused thinking, students become engaged citizens and professionals.Learn more »
DJS is encouraged for individuals interested in a variety of careers related to community development, social justice, social and environmental activism, women's and gender equity, and other social issues.Learn more »
News stories in Inside
- In the news: Prominent profs write of freedom, politics, policy
July 3, 2015
- Faculty note: Morgan publication
July 1, 2015
- ‘Notes on Problem-Focused Interdisciplinary Education’ by Andrew Austin
June 23, 2015
- ‘The Guardian’ quotes Kaye on politics, HRC, FDR
June 16, 2015