Public Engagement Project Fellows Visit the MA State House to Share Research with Policymakers

PEP fellows shared research relevant to a range of policy areas, including urban cultural policy, energy policy, policy responses to rising sea levels, and media literacy education.  More >


Fulbright in France

After graduating with a dual degree in journalism and environmental/natural resource economics, Mbakop spent a year as an urban business initiatives analyst and then started a master’s program in sustainable development through the Fulbright program in fall 2016. More >


Social Science Matters

We are home to a broad range of approaches to social science, from purely theoretical and interpretive, to qualitative and quantitative research methods.  Our priority is to ensure that this exciting social science research connects with the public while showing the relevance of the social sciences to everyday lives and policy.



Summer Online Courses Are Open!

Enroll today in one of our many online summer courses. UMass Amherst online learning gives you immense flexibility to gain skills, earn credits, and (of course) learn without disrupting your day-to-day schedule.  More >