Covid-19 Fieldnotes from Our Grantees
Recipients of the SSRC's Rapid-Response Grants on Covid-19 and the Social Sciences share their insights from the field.
Reports & Working Papers
Utilizing diverse forms ranging from conferences and public events to research briefs, policy reports, and digital forums, the Council seeks to deepen the comprehension of social science by journalists, policymakers, practitioners, and citizens. By sharing clearly stated research findings freely and without barriers, we work to expand access to the knowledge that can support more peaceful, just, healthy, and prosperous societies.
To showcase both the Council’s work and that of the broader social sciences, our forums publish essays from scholars from all over the world and representing a variety of disciplines. The essays examine both innovative research and up-and-coming disciplinary approaches, as well as contribute to ongoing academic and public discourses.
A space for engagement with insights from the work of the Council and the social sciences.
The Immanent Frame
Publishes interdisciplinary perspectives on religion, secularism, and the public sphere.
Facilitates the exchange of ideas about diverse aspects of peacebuilding in Africa.
In exploring particular themes or areas of study, the Council’s forums convene specialized scholars to bring together diverse viewpoints and approaches. These collections, special issues, and exchanges delve into contemporary issues and expand disciplinary discussions.
From Our Fellows
Supporting more than 900 individual scholars each year, the Council’s fellowships and grants fund innovative, impactful research engaging with themes ranging from the state of democracy in the US and security in Africa and Latin America to the long-term effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Explore insights and emerging research in the social sciences from SSRC fellows and grantees.
The Just Tech Platform is a dynamic digital resource that aggregates, curates, and distills research-based insight about the relationship between technological development, inequity, and social justice. Through agenda-setting field reviews, essays, interviews, and researcher profiles, Just Tech engages a field of research and practice with the goal of advancing critical inquiry at the nexus of technology and social justice.
Who’s in Charge? Information Technology and Disability Justice in the United States
Disabled people in the United States are surrounded, defined, and, to some degree, controlled by data, technology, and information—from medical technology and therapies to educational systems to social and government …