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.
The Center for Atypical Language Interpreting (CALI) is addressing the growing demand for interpreters with specialized skills to serve Deaf and DeafBlind persons with atypical language.
BARI spurs original, cutting-edge research in the greater Boston area that both advances urban scholarship and improves public policy and practice.
The Brudnick Center seeks solutions to problems of hostility and hatred based on group differences.
Based at Northeastern University, we partner with governments and non-profits to find research-based solutions to crime and other complex social problems. Our focus is on the needs and priorities of the partners and communities we work with, with the goal of bringing resilience to vulnerable communities.
The Center for International Affairs and World Cultures draws on Northeastern University’s many strengths in the study of international institutions and processes.
The Global Resilience Institute is leading a university-wide interdisciplinary effort to advance resilience-related initiatives that contribute to the security, sustainability, health, and well-being of societies.
Northeastern’s Environmental Justice Research Collaborative provides timely research and commentary on critical social and environmental justice issues in the new millennium.
The Ethics Institute brings ethical analysis and evaluation to bear on social and environmental issues, and promotes ethical reflection on contemporary challenges.
Through unique programming and research initiatives, the Humanities Center fosters collaboration and conversation on the significance of history, literature, and culture.
The Institute on Race and Justice brings together experts from across the University to examine questions on race and justice facing urban communities.
The Institute on Security and Public Policy is a strategic alliance to better understand the dynamics underlying security, risk management, and public safety.
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.
The Dukakis Center addresses a wide range of issues facing cities, towns, and suburbs with an emphasis on the Greater Boston region.
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.
The NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks is the University’s center for digital humanities and computational social science.
SSEHRI addresses environmental health concerns through interdisciplinary and collaborative work.
NU-PEL is an interdisciplinary lab comprised of faculty and student teams conducting evaluation research on what is/is not successful in various community programs that leads to healthier communities and enhances the lives of those living within them. The lab is a collaboration of the Institute on Health Equity and Social Justice Research in Bouvé College of Health Sciences and the Institute on Race and Justice in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities.