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Institute for Social Research Biography

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No position found as of July 1999

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Description:

“The Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan is one of the nation’s longest-standing laboratory for interdisciplinary research in the social sciences.

A scientific leader for more than 50 years, it has advanced understanding of society and human behavior through empirical research of extraordinary scope and breadth.”

Mission:

“The scientific mission of the Institute for Social Research (ISR) includes the planning and conduct of high quality social science research, the dissemination of findings from this research, and the training of future generations of social scientists. We recognize that a source of strength is our institutional and organizational diversity and that this diversity is intimately linked to the very nature and quality of our scientific and training endeavors. Our goal is to foster an environment that enables and encourages all members of a diverse set of scientists, staff, and students to contribute their full potential to help achieve excellence in our research, public service, and training missions.”

“Mission,” Institute for Social Research website (accessed Sep. 21, 2007)

Other:
University research center