in the public interest



from 20+ academic disciplines

Training the Next Generation

ISR is providing extraordinary training for the Next Generation of social scientists. Watch this video to see the future of social science in the public interest.

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.

  • Arline T. Geronimus

    Research Professor, PSC Professor, Health Behavior And Health Education Dept., Sph
    Dr. Geronimus’ research interests include understanding the social and biological mechanisms that mediate racial disparities in health along the … more
  • Amy M. Pienta

    Research Scientist, ICPSR - Membership Archives
    Dr. Pienta has research interests in demography of aging and she studies retirement and health in later life. Her current … more