Your Gift at Work

Your generosity makes a major difference to our students and emerging scholars. Thank you for helping the Next Generation of social scientists!

Student Spotlight:

Nell Compernolle

Nell Compernolle. Photo by Eva Menezes/ISR.

Nell Compernolle is one of the two 2013 Marshall Weinberg Population, Development & Climate Change Fellows. Read her profile, How international job migration affects what it means to be a family.


Donor Spotlight:

Garth Taylor

Garth Taylor. Photo by Eva Menezes/ISR

Retired pollster Garth Taylor has established a new ISR dissertation fellowship in public opinion research as a way of giving back to his chosen field. Read his profile, Pickin’ and Givin’: The retirement of pollster Garth Taylor.



Give Online

Give online or contact Patrick Shields at the ISR Development Office by phone at (734) 764-8369 or by email at

We are actively seeking contributions to a number of funds and are always glad to discuss your ideas about new ways to support the Next Generation.