Faculty member with a student.

Leaders in Research and Education

The faculty members within the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences are the heart of our College and the departments within it. Our faculty make up an energetic and passionate community, a critical mass of engaged teachers and scholars who believe that UC Riverside and CHASS are the place to be.

About Our Faculty

Learn more about the people who make up UCR’s faculty and learn what drives them to be members of this diverse, supportive intellectual community.

The CHASS Mentoring Program

The CHASS Mentoring Program pairs junior faculty members with their senior peers, helping newcomers acclimate to life at UCR

The Patricia McSweeny McCauley Chair in Teaching Excellence

Encouraging research on excellence in teaching, the McCauley Chair holder receives a $5,000 stipend and gives an annual lecture on aspects of teaching and presents the CHASS Seminar for freshmen and sophomores.

Quick Links

Interested in becoming a faculty member in CHASS?

The CHASS Employment page lists all full-time and lecturer positions available in the college. UCR Office of Academic Personnel oversees the hiring of faculty. Job postings can be found on the respective department’s Web sites as well as on the Southern California Higher Education Research Consortium (SoCalHERC) Web site.

Scenes from a Classroom

Scenes from a Classroom allows you to have a brief but intimate look at a class being offered by a department within CHASS, then to go behind the scenes with the instructor and learn what drives the instructor and motivates the students.

Featured instructors include Roger Ransom of history, Peter Graham of philosophy, Juan Felipe Hererra of creative writing and Wendy Rogers of dance.

Scenes from a Classroom

Meet some of the best and brightest students who have studied within CHASS with Minds Alive.

These students capture the essence of the student body at UCR: ambitious, committed and curious individuals who took chances and aspire to achieve at a high academic level.

More Information

General Campus Information

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Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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College Information

College Student Academic Affairs (All Student Inquiries)
3400 Humanities & Social Sciences Bldg.

Tel: (951) 827-3683 | Fax: (951) 827-5836

College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
3413 Humanities & Social Sciences Bldg.