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Inclusive Research Matters Seminar Series

Inclusive Research MattersHow often do we think about the role of inclusion in research? Learn more about the links between inclusion and research at the inaugural Inclusive Research Matters seminar series co-sponsored by the ISR Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Educational Programs Working Group, the PSC Training Program, and the Michigan Program in Survey and Data Science.

Upcoming talks include:

Impact of response styles on inclusive measurement
Wednesday, October 27, noon to 1:10pm ET via Zoom
Speakers: Fernanda Alvarado-Leiton (U-M), Sunghee Lee (U-M), and Rachel Davis (University of Sout Carolina)

Representative Research: Assessing Diversity in Online Samples
Wednesday, November 10, noon to 1:10pm ET via Zoom
Speaker: Frances Barlas (Vice President, Research Methods at Ipsos Public Affairs)

Equity & Inclusion in Accessible Survey Design
Wednesday, December 8, noon to 1:10pm ET via Zoom
Speaker: Scott Crawford (Founder and Chief Vision Officer, SoundRocket)


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 W. Marans

    Research Professor Emeritus/A, SRC-Urban & Environmental Studies
    Dr. Marans has conducted evaluative studies and research dealing with various aspects of communities, neighborhoods, housing, and parks and recreation … more
  • Ola Rostant

    Research Investigator, SRC-HRS