in the public interest



from 20+ academic disciplines

DEI Guiding Principles

We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion should be actively cultivated and celebrated at the Institute for Social Research. #WeAreISR

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.

  • Deborah Robinson

    Research Investigator, RCGD
    Dr Robinson is the Director of the African Americans Living Abroad Research and Education Organization; also known as #WeGlobal. She … more
  • Daniel Almirall

    Research Associate Professor, SRC-Quantitative Methods Research Associate Professor, LSA Statistics
    Daniel Almirall's current methodological research interests lie in the broad area of causal inference. He is particularly focused on … more