Faculty

2021-2022 Professional Development and Research Funding

CoSS is piloting a Professional Development and RSCA (PDR) fund in AY 2021-2022. This program replaces CoSS Travel Awards, CoSS Just-In-Time Funding, and Departmental operational funds RSCA and Professional Development funding mechanisms.  

Departments have been instructed that state-funded operational funds should not be used to fund individual faculty RSCA or professional development activities. Tenure-track and tenured faculty who do not have department funding and have exhausted their start-up funds may apply for up to $1250 in PDR funding in AY 2021-2022. Lecturer faculty may apply for up to $750 in PDR funding, prorated by appointment level.

  • 1-4 WTU = $150
  • 4-6 WTU = $300
  • 7-9 WTU = $450
  • 10-12 WTU = $600
  • 12-15+ WTU = $750

Read about the procedures for accessing the funding and guidelines here.

Committees

Find information about some of the College-wide committees that work to foster a productive environment for scholarship and learning at SJSU.

New Faculty

Meet the new faculty who are bringing their expertise and teaching prowess to the College of Social Sciences.

Faculty Accomplishments

Read about the achievements of the gifted faculty members of the College of Social Sciences.

Award Guidelines

Learn about the faculty awards supported by the College of Social Sciences, and find information about the nomination process.

Faculty Research Biographies

College of Social Sciences faculty are active leaders in their fields and work with undergraduate and graduate students in their research. Read their research biographies to learn about them and their work.