In an era of ubiquitous digital communication, uneven democratic participation, and heightened polarization, understanding the dynamic relationship between technology and politics is more important than ever.
Building bridges between the social and natural sciences, researchers and practitioners, and world regions, our programs investigate the global and local effects of pressing issues such as disease outbreaks and public health misinformation.
Inequality—both in society at large and within the academy itself—remains an urgent issue. Council programs bring innovative social science analysis to bear on our understanding of the roots and consequences of unequal participation in political, economic, and social systems across the globe.
We catalyze collaboration among scholars and institutions across world regions, promoting research at the intersection of “place-based knowledge” and global issues that shape communities, nation-states, and the world.
The Fostering Liberal Arts Knowledge and Connections program aims to build faculty collaboration across disciplines and institutions with the goal of enriching teaching and research for faculties at liberal arts colleges and research universities.
Peer Review Objectives and Guidelines for Equity and Representation in the Social Sciences (PROGRESS) is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Adaptation grant project intended to identify and address institutional processes that inhibit the advancement of women and intersectional scholars in the social sciences.
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a wide-ranging impact across the humanities sector, affecting staffing, programs, project infrastructure, and institutions that are essential to maintaining the advancement of humanities knowledge in communities across the country.
An American Dilemma for the 21st Century is an archive and digital platform designed to preserve and extend the seminal work of Swedish economist Gunner Myrdals on the American ideals of equal opportunity and democracy in the face of deep and enduring racial discrimination.