Your Gift at Work

Your generosity makes a major difference to our students and emerging scholars. Thank you for helping the Next Generation of social scientists!

Student Spotlight:

Nell Compernolle

Nell Compernolle is one of the two 2013 Marshall Weinberg Population, Development & Climate Change Fellows. Read her profile, How international job migration affects what it means to be a family.

 Donor Spotlight:

Gene and Martha Burnstein

ISR senior research scientist emeritus Gene Burnstein and his wife established new a fund that will bring a Polish student from the University of Warsaw to Michigan to study at one of ISR’s two summer programs. Burnstein hopes the fund will “stabilize and institutionalize” the relationship between the two schools. Read The Polish connection: Eugene Burnstein secures a link.


Give online or contact the ISR Development Office by phone at (734) 764-8369 or by email at

We are actively seeking contributions to a number of funds and are always glad to discuss your ideas about new ways to support the Next Generation.