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from 20+ academic disciplines

ICPSR 101: What is ICPSR?

Founded in 1962, ICPSR is one of the world’s oldest and largest social science data archives. ICPSR’s mission is to advance and expand social and behavioral research, acting as a global leader in data stewardship and providing rich data resources and responsive educational opportunities for present and future generations.

Our Centers

ISR consists of five separate but interdependent research centers, each with a particular focus and capabilities.

Faculty Profiles

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.

  • Inbal Nahum-Shani

    Research Associate Professor, SRC-Quantitative Methods
    Dr. Inbal's research focuses on using behavioral theory and novel methodologies to develop adaptive interventions, namely interventions that use … more
  • Richard E. Nisbett

    Research Professor, RCGD Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, LSA
    Nisbett is Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished University Professor; Co-Director of the UM Culture and Cognition Program; and Research Professor … more