Our Faculty makes Essex a world-leading social science University
Social scientists at Essex are seeking to change the world by asking critical questions and challenging convention. Our trusted academics use pioneering methodologies; they draw on their extensive global research networks to uncover inconvenient truths, test and refine dominant theories, develop new areas of knowledge, and produce robust evidence to support their work.
We are keen to work with like-minded partners across the globe. We invite you to join us in further developing our work, teaching, infrastructure, research relationships, global networks and expertise; all of which contribute to a world-leading destination for social science research.
We encourage you to explore the Faculty and learn more about what makes us a vibrant hub of social science education and research. Here you will find links to our highly-rated academic departments, pioneering research infrastructures, highlights from our cutting edge research and details of our dedicated Faculty team.