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Research Centers


Research Centers

CSSH is home to a vast range of research centers, institutes, collaborations, and initiatives, many of whose research foci are interdisciplinary in nature.

These centers span both the social sciences and humanities, and cover contemporary topics such as urban sustainability, national security, social health issues, and viral networks, just to name a few.

  • Brudnick Center for the Study of Violence & Conflict

    The Brudnick Center seeks solutions to problems of hostility and hatred based on group differences. Visit Website

  • Center for Criminal Justice Policy Research

    The Center for Criminal Justice Policy Research uses strategic research methodologies in the development and implementation of contemporary criminal justice policies. Visit Website

  • Center for International Affairs and World Cultures

    The Center for International Affairs and World Cultures draws on Northeastern University’s many strengths in the study of international institutions and processes, enhancing knowledge of world societies, politics, and cultures. Visit Website

  • Center for Labor Market Studies

    The Center for Labor Market Studies is an applied research, evaluation, and policy-oriented technical assistance unit located within the Department of Economics. Visit Website

  • Center for Resilience Studies

    Through multidisciplinary research and global outreach the Center for Resilience Studies informs and advances the capacity of communities and systems to better anticipate, withstand, rapidly recover from, and adapt to significant disruptive events.  Visit Website

  • Environmental Justice Research Collaborative

    Northeastern’s Environmental Justice Research Collaborative provides timely research and commentary on critical social and environmental justice issues in the new millennium. Visit Website

  • The Ethics Institute

    The Ethics Institute brings ethical analysis and evaluation to bear on social and environmental issues, and promotes ethical reflection on contemporary challenges. Visit Website

  • George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security

    The George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security fosters collaborative, use-inspired research on issues of security and resilience against manmade and natural catastrophes. Visit Website

  • The Humanities Center

    Through unique programming and research initiatives, the Humanities Center fosters collaboration and conversation on the significance of history, literature, and culture. Visit Website

  • Institute on Race and Justice

    The Institute on Race and Justice brings together experts from across the University to examine questions on race and justice facing urban communities. Visit Website

     

  • Institute on Security and Public Policy

    The Institute on Security and Public Policy is a strategic alliance to better understand the dynamics underlying security, risk management, and public safety. Visit Website

  • Integrated Initiative for Global Health

    The Integrated Initiative for Global Health is focused on addressing the need for treatment of the world’s neglected diseases by joining together experts in science and in public policy. Visit Website

  • Kitty & Michael Dukakis Center for Urban & Regional Policy

    The Dukakis Center addresses a wide range of issues facing cities, towns, and suburbs with an emphasis on the Greater Boston region. Visit Website

  • The Middle East Center

    The Middle East Center is dedicated to fostering peace and advancing cooperation in the Middle East – and between the Middle East and the United States. Visit Website

  • National Interpreter Education Center

    The National Center works to enhance communication access for Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and Hearing communities. Visit Website

  • The NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks

    The NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks is the University’s center for digital humanities and computational social science. Visit Website

  • Regional Interpreter Education Center

    The Regional Interpreter Education Center at Northeastern University (NURIEC) enhances communication access for Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and Hearing communities. Visit Website

  • Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute

    The Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute conducts social science-oriented research, engagement, and policy work in the area of environmental health. Visit Website