in the public interest



from 20+ academic disciplines

Passing of James Jackson, a giant in ISR and the social sciences

James personified exceptional leadership. We were honored to work alongside him at ISR. He will be dearly missed, as his impact continues onward.

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.

  • Robert M. Sellers

    Faculty Associate, RCGD Professor, Psychology Vice Provost, Vice Provst Equity & Inclusion Professor, Soe-Educational Studies
    Dr. Sellers' research interests include ethnicity, racial and ethnic identity, personality and health, athletic participation and personality. The meta-objective … more
  • Robin Stacey Edelstein

    Faculty Associate, RCGD Associate Professor, Psychology
    Robin Edelstein's research is devoted to understanding why and how people differ in their responses to emotional experiences and … more