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Mary Byrne McDonnell has been named Senior Vice President for Strategic Learning and Special Initiatives at the Social Science Research Council.
SSRC President Alondra Nelson meets with College and University Fund institutions
Introducing the global cohort of Atlantic Fellows: 267 changemakers who are collectively working toward a fairer, healthier future. The SSRC is proud to be a learning and assessment partner to this important initiative via the Strategic Learning and Evaluation program.
Democracy Papers | Kay Lehman Schlozman, Henry Brady, and Sidney Verba give an authoritative overview of inequalities of political voice in the United States.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS | As part of the Social Data Initiative, we invite researchers to study the role of social media in elections and democracy. Successful applicants will be permitted access to a large, global dataset of news website URLs circulated on Facebook.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT | Dean Melissa Nobles of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Professor Jennifer Richeson of Yale University elected to the SSRC Board of Directors.