Faculty Research

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) consists of internationally recognized faculty who are actively engaged in research and mentoring. Our seven departments conduct research across many areas. Several members of our faculty have received international awards, and served on the boards of leading journals and international foundations.


Information about current faculty research projects can be found by following the department links below: 




History, Philosophy and Religious Studies


Kazakh Language and Turkic Studies


Languages, Linguistics, and Literatures


Political Science and International Relations


Sociology and Anthropology