Leading the way in social science research
University of Michigan President Santa J. Ono featured the Institute for Social Research in his latest video address. View President Ono’s video here.
ISR consists of five separate but interdependent research centers, each with a particular focus and capabilities.
Projects & Grants
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.
Associate Professor of Information, School of Information, Research Associate Professor, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Institute for Social Research and Associate Professor of the Digital Studies Institute, College of Literature, Science, and the ArtsLibby Hemphill directs the Resource Center for Minority Data at ICPSR and holds a joint appointment as an Associate Professor … more
John Henry Callewaert
CoE Director of Strategic Projects and Research Investigator, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social ResearchAs the Director of Strategic Projects in the Office of the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education, U-M College of … more
May 26, 2023
Sentiment tumbles amid debt ceiling crisis
Contact: Morgan Sherburne, firstname.lastname@example.org; U-M Surveys of Consumers, 734-763-5224 ANN ARBOR—Consumer sentiment slipped 7% due to renewed concerns about the Read more
May 23, 2023
Spelman students chosen for the Youth Policy Lab’s summer policy research experience
This summer, four outstanding undergraduate students from Spelman College will participate in the University of Michigan’s Applied Social Policy Internship Read more
May 15, 2023
Life Course Development Project announces two new studies for 2023
Contact: Jon Meerdink (email@example.com) ANN ARBOR — The Life Course Development Program at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Read more
May 10, 2023
Michigan doctors express hesitancy to authorize medical cannabis use in new study
Contact: Jon Meerdink (firstname.lastname@example.org) ANN ARBOR — Though the drug is legal in Michigan, doctors in the state are hesitant Read more