The Division of Humanities is a preeminent interdisciplinary research hub and a wellspring of innovative, interdisciplinary teaching providing knowledge across a range of fields. The Humanities plays a central role in the well-rounded education of all students and contributes to the creation of informed, actively engaged global citizens, prepared for the realities of the 21st century. The division consists of 19 departments and programs as well as 13 centers, institutes, and initiatives.

Life Sciences

The Division of Life Sciences (DLS) focuses on the breadth of academic and research expertise that touches all aspects of life and underpin solutions to future scientific challenges. DLS embraces expanding investigative and collaborative research across laboratories, departments, and divisions of the University. The departments include Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Genetics, Kinesiology and Health, and Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.

Mathematics & Physical Sciences

The Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) hosts world-class research and educational programs offering cutting-edge educational programs. MPS research addresses fundamental scientific inquiries, as well as important and practical societal challenges. The six academic departments include Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Computer Science, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, and Statistics.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

The Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) includes the departments of Africana Studies, Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Latino and Caribbean Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and the Program in Criminal Justice. SBS faculty, in these varied departments, are committed to understanding and teaching about the human world at many scales, from the mechanisms of individual behavior to the way groups interact to the politics of states and nations.

Office of the Director of Administration and Interdisciplinary Programs

The Office of the Director of Administration supports the strategic and mission-focused initiatives of the Interdisciplinary Centers and Programs to create platforms for faculty, students, and citizens of New Jersey that foster an exchange of ideas from an international or global perspective. The Office supports more than ten Centers and Programs at SAS.  

The Office for External Engagement and Partnerships creates mutually beneficial relationships that connect SAS students and faculty to external partners and supports engagement opportunities through new initiatives.