Promoting Research Visibility and Engagement

Are you maximizing the broader impacts of your scholarship? ISSR works to promote visibility for social science research through seminars, public forums, workshops and online platforms.


Publicly Engaged Social Science Research

ISSR collaborates with the Public Engagement Project to build scholar skills and confidence in their pursuit of broader impacts. Together, ISSR and PEP have helped to fuel the University's rising profile as a source for rigorous and relevant knowledge in important public and policy debates.

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Conversations to Follow

ISSR's recent seminars, panels and conferences have featured scholars tackling important debates and research frontiers in the social sciences across the disciplines. Read the highlights, and join the conversation.

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Racial Justice Education Project

Science is never neutral. ISSR has long promoted research on racial justice. With the rise of the Movement for Black Lives, we established the Racial Justice Education Project as a means of informing public debates on race with outstanding social science research. 

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Publications and Presentations

Browse the resource library of publications and groundbreaking research promoted at ISSR

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Good Policy Needs Excellent Social Science.

ISSR is a member of the Consortium of  Social Science Associations (COSSA), an advocate for the research community, educating policy makers on the need for federal funding for research in the social and behavioral sciences. COSSA's Why Social Science blog showcases the importance of these investments. Check out the COSSA Handbook, and keep up with COSSA's Washington Update here:

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