Located in Rhodes Hall (pictured), the ISS is supporting 10 Cornell faculty research projects and a conference through the small grants program. Details provided in the Cornell Chronicle.
Dan Lichter, second from left, participated in a Congressional briefing organized by the Population Association of America on shifting demographics of rural America.
A new study led by Brooke Duffy in communication shows that gender inequalities persist for female internet entrepreneurs
A study in the Journal of Gerontology by Nathan Spreng in Human Developments finds there are biological reasons for seniors’ vulnerability to scams.
“States should and could do more to protect unauthorized immigrants workers’ rights,” says ISS Deportation Relief Project member Kati Griffith in her piece in the San Francisco Daily Journal.
Welcome to the Institute for the Social Sciences
The Institute for the Social Sciences nurtures the careers of Cornell’s social science faculty members by encouraging scholars to delve into interdisciplinary research collaborations addressing some of the world’s most complex challenges and disciplinary concerns. Through three signature programs – Small Grants, Faculty Fellows, and Collaborative Projects – the ISS provides financial support for research, including quantitative, qualitative, and computational social science studies.
While our focus is on Cornell faculty, Cornell’s undergraduate and graduate students benefit as well. Not only are they included in faculty-led research projects, but they also are exposed to new social science faculty research findings and exceptional instruction both in the laboratory and classroom, as well as at ISS-sponsored events.
Led by Daniel T. Lichter, professor in both the Departments of Policy Analysis and Management, and Sociology, the ISS is a campus-wide institution created in 2004. Learn more about the ISS.