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ISR's program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE) focuses on social change and social issues worldwide.

PSC Announcement

05/21/2014

The Institute for Social Research's program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE) focuses on social change and social issues worldwide, with long-term programs of research in both North America and South Asia. The Society, Population, and Environment Program is organized around four themes:

  • Social Organization, Social Relationships, and Social Psychology
  • Population Dynamics and Family Change
  • Environmental Change
  • New Methods for Social Research

The Program also involves substantial educational activities at the post-doctoral, doctoral, and undergraduate levels. The Society, Population, and Environment Program is part of both ISR’s Population Studies Center and ISR’s Survey Research Center.

SPE Partners include:

  • Population and Ecology Research Laboratory (PERL)
  • Institute for Social and Environmental Research-Nepal (ISER-N)
  • Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

Program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE) website

Researchers:

William Axinn
Dirgha Ghimire
Prem B. Bhandari

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