in the public interest



from 20+ academic disciplines

Join us for our ISR Insights Speaker Series


ISR Insights Speaker Series - James S. Jackson's Continuing Legacy and Contributions to Social and Behavioral Research on Black Americans. Wednesday, March 24 at 1pm EST. Panelists: Robert Taylor, Belinda Tucker, and Phillip Bowman.

Wednesday, March 24 – ICYMI

Join Robert Taylor, Belinda Tucker, and Phillip Bowman for a panel discussion on the continuing legacy and contributions of James S. Jackson.

Recording of the event

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.

  • Christopher Jennings Fariss

    Faculty Associate, CPS Assistant Professor, LSA Political Science
    Christopher Fariss' core research interest is in the politics of human rights, violence and repression. He uses computational methods to … more
  • Kelly M. Askew

    Faculty Associate, CPS Professor, Anthropology Professor, LSA DAAS
    Kelly Askew's current research focuses on African postsocialism/postcommunism, poetic and performing arts, land tenure and property rights, pastoralism, … more