The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy is now open.  Our office hours are from: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Please refer to the COVID-19 Resource Guide for all matters related to the return to campus.  All visitors and vendors must fill out the Columbia University Health Screening Form.  We look forward to seeing you on campus.

Conferences We've Funded

ISERP's most recent connference awards are:

PI Department Title Award
Douglas Almond SIPA and Economics Second Columbia Conference on Environmental Economics and Policy $24,870.22
Matthew Connelly History The History of the Covid-19 Pandemic Archives and Agendas for Future Researchers $15,000
W. Bentley MacLeod SIPA and Economics American Law and Economics Association Conference $10,000
Sharyn O'Halloran SIPA and Political Science A Research Agenda for Trade Policy $23,600
Gil Eyal Sociology Expertise and Democratic Politics $32,500
Manan Ahmed History Worlds at Waste: Air, Water, Land, and the Public in Asia and Africa $20,000
Amy Chazkel History Bombay and Indian Ocean Urbanisms $11,000
Yao Lu Sociology Advances in Inequality Research: New Data Sources and Emerging Methods  
Gregory Mann History New Political Economies of the French Empire 19th-20th centuries $10,600
Bruce Western Sociology Reimagining Mass Supervision $18,000
Justin Phillips Political Science Identity Politics Research Group (IPRG) Meeting $18,000
Jennifer Lee Sociology The Threat of Diversity $12,000
Pamela Smith History The Making and Knowing Project Co-Writing Workshop for a Digital Critical Edition $8,000
John Marshall Political Science Northeast Workshop in Empirical Political Science (NEWEPS) $6160
Marwa Elshakry History Global 1919: Remaking Worlds $12,000
Michael Best Economics Development Nano-conference $3,300
Michael Ting Political Science & SIPA Political Economy Conference at Columbia $8,000
Mark Dean Economics Curiosity and Complexity $8,000
David Scott Antrhopology On the Posibility and Impossibility of Reparation $8,000
Naor Ben-Yehoyada Anthropology Ecologies of Remembrance: The Material Afterlives of Unidentified Death along the Central Mediterranean Migration Route $8,000
Douglas Almond SIPA & Economics Inaugural Columbia Conference on Environmental Economics and Policy $15,000
Charles Armstrong History Eurasia and China’s Belt & Road Initiative: Dispute Resolution Mechanisms and their Implications for the Rules-based International Order $10,000
Brian Boyd Anthropology The Transmission of Songs in Birds, Humans, and Other Animals $15,000
Matthew Jones History Finding the Way to Truth: Conference on the Sources, History, and Impact of the Meditative Tradition $8,000
Tamar Mitts SIPA Data Science and Political Violence $14,000
Suresh Naidu SIPA & Economics Capitalism, Comflict, and Cooperation $10,000
Elizabeth Povinelli Anthropology Global Language Justice: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Long-Term Planetary Impact of the Life and Death of Languages $10,000
Samuel Roberts History No Health = No Justice $5,000
Thomas DiPrete Sociology Punishing Trauma: A Conference on the Collateral Consequences of Incarceration  


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