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Faculty Spotlight: Crossing Boundaries

David Faris, Associate Professor of Political Science
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How can we improve society? David Faris, associate professor of political science, believes it starts with instilling Roosevelt's values of social justice in the classroom. Here, we are creating the next generation of socially conscious leaders.

How can we improve society? David Faris, associate professor of political science, believes it starts with instilling Roosevelt's values of social justice in the classroom. Here, we are creating the next generation of socially conscious leaders.

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An Inclusive Community, Our Story, Social Justice in Action

As we celebrate Martin Luther King Day, we remember the principles of social justice and life of an American hero. We also take pride in Roosevelt University’s distinctive connection to Dr. King.

Social Justice in Action, Current Students

Roosevelt’s United Nations students are easy to identify. They have a global view that the actions of individuals, societies, global actors and nations’ behaviors affect the whole system. Their understanding of this interpersonal reliance equates to a responsibility to and for each other. They also bring an understanding of social justice which translates into a reciprocal obligation for everyone — no matter their age, race, gender, social class, ethnicity, religious beliefs, physical abilities or sexual orientation — to have equal access to succeed in life.

Academic & Artistic Excellence

A lot has been written during the past few years suggesting that a master’s degree is the new bachelor’s.