from 20+ academic disciplines
Join us for the 2023 Institute for Social Research lecture in honor of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Thursday, February 9, 2023. Elizabeth Hinton will present “Riot or Rebellion?: The Meaning of Violent Protest from the 1960s to George Floyd.” Event details.
ISR consists of five separate but interdependent research centers, each with a particular focus and capabilities.
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We conduct research in a wide variety of areas. View some of our recent project highlights or explore them all by topic area.
ISR’s faculty experts conduct groundbreaking and wide-ranging social science research — representing more than 20 academic disciplines. Included below are two examples of the type of work being done by members of our team.
Arthur F Thurnau Professor, William H Payne Collegiate Professor of Education, Professor of Education, School of Education and Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social ResearchDeborah Loewenberg Ball is the William H. Payne Collegiate Professor in education at the University of Michigan, and an Arthur … more
Amos N Tversky Collegiate Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies and Psychology, Professor Emeritus of Communication and Media, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and Research Professor Emeritus, Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social ResearchHuesmann’s research focuses on understanding the psychological foundations of aggressive behavior and in particular on understanding how the observations … more
January 26, 2023
Contact: Jon Meerdink (email@example.com) ANN ARBOR — A valuable member of the Institute for Social Research community has passed away. Read more
January 25, 2023
Contact: Fernanda Pires, firstname.lastname@example.org ANN ARBOR—For decades, China’s large population was seen as a burden. Is the latest announcement of Read more
January 24, 2023
Contact: Jared Wadley As police departments and activists look for strategies to reduce excessive use of force by police, new Read more
January 17, 2023
Contact: Jon Meerdink (email@example.com) ANN ARBOR — The first edition of the Institute for Social Research’s Insights Speaker Series in Read more