Iowa Social Science Research Center
  • Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

  • Monday, December 8th, 2014

    The Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC) Annual Report for 2013-2014 is now available to the public. The report details the activities the ISRC conducted throughout the year including the submission of 41 grant proposals for over five million dollars in funding.  Of these, 11 were funded and 6 were pending at the close of the year.   

  • Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

    Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC) Annual Report for 2012-2013 is now available to the public. The report details the activities the ISRC conducted throughout the year including the submission of 55 grant proposals for over seven million dollars in funding.  Of these, 15 were funded and 13 were pending at the close of the year.

  • Friday, April 26th, 2013

    Freda B. Lynn, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Iowa, successfully obtained a National Science Foundation grant for her project "Biographies of Scientific Ideas: The Diffusion of Knowledge in Medicine and Sociology" with the help of the ISRC.
  • Thursday, November 15th, 2012

    The Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC) Annual Report for 2011-2012 is now available to the public. The report details the activities, publications, and funded grants of the 2011-2012 year.
  • Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

    Kevin Leicht, the director of the Iowa Social Science Research Center and professor in the Department of Sociology, was featured in an NBC News article titled, "Middle class—whatever it is—targeted by candidates."
  • Monday, April 9th, 2012

    ISRC Director, Kevin Leicht, lectured on "The Middle Class: How We Got Here and What the Future Holds," as part of the University of Iowa Alumni Association's Lifelong Learning series on April 24 in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

    The recently published "Broke: How Debt Bankrupts the Middle Class" features a chapter by ISRC Director, Kevin Leicht, which discusses whether Americans’ increased access to credit reflects economic growth or masks financial security of American families
  • Thursday, November 17th, 2011

    ISRC Director Kevin Leicht was recently interviewed for an article on the Occupy Iowa movement in the Des Moines Register. Leicht pointed out that the movement is at a critical juncture.
  • Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

    Kevin Leicht was featured as one of University of Iowa’s election experts in the November 15th edition of FYI.

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