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from 20+ academic disciplines

ISR’s 2021 MLK Day: Where Do We Go From Here

Youth Activism: Lessons from Flint and Beyond
Mari Copeny
Monday, January 18

Community Engaged Research: Reflections on MLK’s Legacy
Dr. Breanca Merritt
Wednesday, January 27 *NEW DATE*
2 – 3pm

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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.

  • A.J. Million

    Research Investigator, ICPSR - Membership Archives
    Dr. Million manages social science data at ICPSR with research interest in libraries, public administration, and technology.… more
  • Jenna L. Bednar

    Research Professor, CPS Professor, LSA Political Science
    Dr. Bednar's research combines positive political theory and systems theory to study how formal institutions remain effective in complex … more