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Alice Eagly Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

IPR fellow emerita Alice Eagly has published widely on the psychology of gender and attitudes, focusing on women and leadership, attitude change and structure, and the content of stereotypes.

From College to Career

June 6, 2022
Simone Ispa-Landa
Join us on Monday, June 6 for a talk by IPR education sociologist Simone Ispa-Landa.

Networks of Potential Criminal Cops Identified in Chicago Police Data

May 4, 2022
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A new study shows cop “crews” cause a disproportionate amount of police misconduct, especially in Black and Latinx communities.

Improving Evaluation to Address Social Needs

May 4, 2022
Networks expert and IPR associate Michelle Shumate shares research-based recommendations for better public-private social service and health networks.

Coronavirus Media Mentions

May 23, 2022
Stay up-to-date with the latest IPR faculty media mentions concerning COVID-19 as well as other IPR news related to the coronavirus in 2022.

Research Excellence. Policy Impact.

Rigorous, interdisciplinary social science research for the common good

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We connect policymakers with nonpartisan research relevant to policy debates in city halls and state houses, as well as the halls of Congress and of international organizations.

Browse our trending research or contact us if you need help finding an expert or research on a specific topic.

Kirabo Jackson

The Media

IPR faculty researchers are leaders in their respective fields and stand ready to share their expertise. If you are interested in interviewing an IPR faculty member or covering their research, use the resources below or contact us. We're here to help you get the story.

Thom McDade and Chris Kuzawa


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IPR Events

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IPR Colloquia

Join us this year as we host our events in person and remotely via Zoom webinar. Each academic year, we organize more than 40 policy-relevant events. Sign up for notification of our events and join our community for robust debate and discussion.