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April 9, 2024

How will America care for its aging population, especially those with dementia?

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March 29, 2024

Arthur Lupia will serve as U-M interim VP for research

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March 28, 2024

New paper explores declining income mobility around the world

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This series signals ISR’s transparent and deliberate commitment to examining the role of inclusion in the research process. The idea for the seminar series arose from discussions within the DEI Educational Programs Working Group focusing on the role of inclusion in research methodology.

ISR Insights Speaker Series

Discover groundbreaking research on timely social issues at the ISR Insights Speaker Series. Join us as ISR researchers take the stage to share their insights in captivating talks.

Research


ISR serves as a national laboratory advancing understanding of human behavior through empirical research. More than 300 scientists are affiliated with one or more of our research centers. Their work provides the foundation for the Institute’s legacy of social science in the public interest.

Mengyao Hu

Mengyao Hu

ASSISTANT RESEARCH SCIENTIST, SURVEY RESEARCH CENTER, INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL...

Jagadeesh   Sivadasan

Jagadeesh Sivadasan

BUZZ AND JUDY NEWTON PROFESSOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, PROFESSOR OF...

Christopher Fariss

Christopher Jennings Fariss

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, COLLEGE OF LITERATURE, SCIENCE,...

Sela V Panapasa

Sela V Panapasa

ASSOCIATE RESEARCH SCIENTIST, RESEARCH CENTER FOR GROUP DYNAMICS,...

Yajuan Si

Yajuan Si

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, SURVEY RESEARCH CENTER, INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL...

Training & Opportunities


ISR is committed to training the next generation of social scientists, and to providing the highest quality continuing education to professionals working in the fields of survey research and data analysis.

Diversity


The ISR seeks to develop, strengthen, and diversify its research faculty, students, and staff. ISR and its constituent centers have a strong commitment to the diversity of our institution because we recognize that having a diverse organization improves the quality of our scientific research. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Guiding Principles Statement

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