Programs & Projects
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.
The American Slavery’s Legacy across Space and Time initiative combines qualitative research with big-data methodologies to bring to light how an entire community was transformed by American slavery, while also establishing ethical norms for this type of emerging research.
Covid-19 and the Social Sciences seeks to explore how persistent social realities—such as entrenched racism, economic inequality, and the proliferation of misinformation—have shaped present circumstances in the global pandemic.
The Autoethnographies of a Pandemic project supports student researchers from Brooklyn College to craft autoethnographies of their personal, family, and community experiences before and during the Covid-19 outbreak.
The SSRC Fellow initiative invites distinguished scholars to the Council to strengthen research and programming in the areas in which we currently work or aspire to work.
The Hirschman Prize is the highest honor of the Social Science Research Council. It recognizes excellence in social and behavioral science in the tradition of Albert O. Hirschman’s pioneering research.
The Autoethnographies of a Pandemic Project supports student researchers from Brooklyn College to craft autoethnographies of their own and their family and community experiences, both in the months and years …