in the public interest



from 20+ academic disciplines

Detroit Metro Areas Community Study: COVID-19 Results

A rapid-response survey asked Detroiters about the difficulties they are facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic and what actions they would like to see from policy and decision makers to help Detroit during this time.

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.

  • Kenneth M. Langa

    Research Professor, SRC-Health Econ & Publc Policy Professor, Int Med-General Medicine Research Professor, Institute Of Gerontology Professor, Health Management And Policy
    Dr. Langa’s research focuses on the epidemiology and costs of chronic disease in older adults, with an emphasis … more
  • Colleen M. Seifert

    Faculty Associate, RCGD Professor, Psychology
    Dr. Seifert's research interests lie in complex human cognition, including memory, learning, problem solving, and creativity. With her collaborators, … more