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Perspectives on the 2020 Presidential Election

Join CPS faculty members Jenna Bednar, Vincent Hutchings, and Angela Ocampo for a panel discussion of the issues shaping the 2020 Presidential Election. Please register for this event.

Perspectives on the 2020 Presidential Election. October 22, 2020 - 4 to 5:30 pm EDT. Panelists: Jenna Bednar, Vincent Hutchings, and Angela Ocampo. Part of the ISR Insights Series.

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.

  • David A. Lam

    Director, Institute for Social Research (2015- ) Research Professor, Population Studies Center, ISR Professor of Economics
    Big Idea: I study the economics and demography of poverty and inequality in developing countries, with a focus on Brazil … more
  • Louis A. Penner

    Adjunct Research Scientist, RCGD Adjunct Research Scientist, Psychology
    Professor Penner's research interest is in psychosocial variables as they affect reactions to life-threatening diseases and the quality … more