September 10, 2014

""ISSR is pleased to announce that the research of Michelle Budig (Research Scholar 2012-2013) was recently highlighted in a New York Times article about her study on the motherhood wage penalty and the fatherhood wage bonus demonstrating that generally women make less money with each child they have while men’s earnings are likely to rise with marriage and children.

For the full NY Times article click here.

Other feature articles: BustleDish

April 16, 2014

This year the UMass campus boasts ten current graduate students who received the prestigious and competitive National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRF), six of whom are in the social sciences.

March 19, 2014

The Institute for Social Science Research is pleased to announce its 2014-2015 Scholars, who represent three colleges and five departments across the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus.

Bruce Desmarais
January 15, 2014

Assistant Professor Bruce Desmarais (Department of Political Science) has been named Associate Director of the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR).