Mobilizing social science for the public good.
The Social Science Research Council, an independent, international nonprofit, mobilizes necessary knowledge for the public good by supporting scholars worldwide, generating new research across disciplines, and linking researchers with policymakers and citizens.
The SSRC’s International Dissertation Research Fellowship program is now accepting applications for its 2021 competition. Fellowships offer six to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences conducting dissertation research on Native American or non-US topics. Apply by November 4, 2020
Congratulations to the Abe Fellowship program’s 2019 cohort of Abe and Abe Journalism fellows! See the list of new fellows here
The SSRC is proud to announce Dr. Teresa P. R. Caldeira as the new chair of the SSRC Board of Directors. The Council also welcomes two new members to the SSRC Board: Dr. Til Schuermann and Dr. Joseph Schull
The Council’s new Just Tech Rapid-Response Grants fund research projects that address the risks, opportunities, and challenges posed by public health surveillance stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic. Learn more and apply
The SSRC is proud to announce that Professor James C. Scott is the recipient of the 2020 Albert O. Hirschman Prize, the Council’s highest honor
A statement from SSRC president Alondra Nelson: “On Mourning, Moving Forward, and a Social Science of Solutions”