Social Science Division

The Social Science Division consists of the following departments and programs: Accounting and Finance, Economics, Education, Management, McNeely Center for Entrepreneurship, Military Science, Peace Studies, Physical Education, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. These departments are housed on the College of Saint Benedict campus and/or Saint John's University campus.



Overview of Division

  • We're ten departments and one program strong
  • Over 100 full-time professors, associate professors and instructors call our division home (about 30% of all full-time profs).
  • 40% of CSB/SJU students major in the Social Science Division (p. 12 of the 2012-2013 Registrar's Annual Report).
  • 43% of the degrees granted by our institutions were to Social Science majors (p. 27 of the 2012-2013 Registrar's Annual Report).
  • The Management/Global Business Department has the largest number of majors and comprises about 12% of all majors at CSB/SJU.


Don Fischer Exercise Science and Sports Studies Chair (320) 363-5581 Department Website 
Janet Grochowski Education Department Chair (320) 363-5709 Department Website
Mary Jepperson Accounting and Finance Department Chair (320) 363-2031 Department Website
Claire Haeg Political Science Department Chair (320) 363-2080 Department Website
Kelly Kraemer Peace Studies Department Chair (320) 363-2151 Department Website
Sanford Moskowitz Management/Global Business Leadership Dept Chair (320) 363-2048 Department Website
Pam Bacon Psychology Department Chair (320) 363-3919 Department Website
Sheila Nelson Sociology Department Chair (320) 363-3125 Department Website

Parker Wheatley

Economics Department Chair (320) 363-5917 Department Website