Honors & Awards

Bryan Stuart

U-M Alumnus Bryan Stuart Receives the PAA Dorothy S. Thomas Award

April 27th, 2018

ANN ARBOR— Bryan Stuart, a recent Ph.D. in Economics and former Population Studies Center (PSC) trainee at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, received the PAA Dorothy S. Thomas Award on Friday, April 27, 2018 during…

Yuen Yuen Ang

U-M ISR Center for Political Studies Faculty Associate Yuen Yuen Ang named Carnegie Fellow

April 26th, 2018

ANN ARBOR—Yuen Yuen Ang, a University of Michigan associate professor in political science, is among 31 recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Fellowship. The fellowship carries a $200,000 stipend, making it possible for recipients to devote up to two years to…


ISR Faculty honored by U-M President Schlissel for public engagement

October 2nd, 2017

At his annual Leadership Breakfast on Tuesday, October 2, President Mark Schlissel announced the effort to boost faculty public engagement. He also announced the recipients of two new presidential awards recognizing public engagement and its impact. Public engagement by faculty…

Donald Kinder

U-M professor elected to the National Academy of Sciences

May 2nd, 2017

ANN ARBOR—University of Michigan professor Donald Kinder is among 84 new members and 21 foreign associates named to the National Academy of Sciences this year, the organization announced today. “It is most fitting that Don Kinder’s path-breaking contributions to the…

Blood in the Water Book Cover

U-Michigan historian wins Pulitzer for Attica book

April 11th, 2017

ANN ARBOR—A book by Heather Ann Thompson, professor and historian at the University of Michigan, has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in history. Thompson is the author of Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its…

$2.7 million U-M, WSU grant aims to improve African American health

October 2nd, 2012

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—The University of Michigan Institute for Social Research (ISR) and the Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology have won a $2.7 million grant renewal from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health…


Honors & Awards

April 18th, 2012

Here are some of the recent achievements of ISR researchers: