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Michigan Minds: COVID-19 and Social Infrastructure with Jessica Finlay

In this episode of Michigan MindsJessica Finlay, postdoctoral research fellow at the Institute for Social Research, explains how third places provide a social glue to society, and shares her thoughts on how the pandemic is impacting them.

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.

  • Okeoma Mmeje

    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics And Gynecology Dept Assistant Professor, Health Behavior And Health Education Dept., Sph
    Dr. Okeoma Mmeje is an Assistant Professor in the Department Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan Medical School. … more
  • Noah J. Webster

    Assistant Research Scientist, SRC-Life Course Development
    Noah Webster's research focuses on the interrelated themes of the bidirectional influences of health, health-related behaviors and social … more