The Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) is an interdisciplinary organization with a broad mission to promote and conduct research in the social sciences at The University of Alabama. Through our research efforts, we provide opportunities for graduate and undergraduate training in social science research, and we partner with many state and national agencies and organizations.


Research Support

We support a wide range of research activities, including

  • Policy-relevant, interdisciplinary social research
  • Collaborative projects and research infrastructure at the University
  • Local, statewide, and national telephone surveys
  • Consultation on statistical analysis and social behavioral research methodology
  • Program evaluation and assessment
  • Graduate and undergraduate student research
  • Research partnerships with agencies, businesses, and communities throughout the state

Work with Us

To explore a research or evaluation partnership, or to learn more about our survey and consulting services, visit our program pages: