Research Centers at IRiSS


Breaking Down the Myths of Poverty

Sociologist Karl Alexander and developmental psychologist and community activist Lenora B. Fulani are among the country's important and influential voices in dispelling long held beliefs about poverty in America.

04/29/2015 - 2:00pm

SCANCOR Monday Seminars: Returns to Structural Complementarity: Roles in Entrepreneurial Teams

How do corporate founding teams cope with weak and unreliable institutional support for entrepreneurship?

05/18/2015 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Data on Purpose: Creating Social Change with Data

Using data for social change is one of the greatest challenges and opportunities facing the social sector.

06/02/2015 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

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IRiSS In The News

AAAS members from Stanford

Congratulations to David Grusky, Director of the Center on Poverty and Inequality, for his election to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Read more.

Lurkers and the Internet

"The term lurker connotes a low-value role in online communities. Despite making up the majority of members, these invisible individuals are often cast as peripheral players who should be encouraged to participate more fully."

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