INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

About IRISS

The Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (IRISS) at Colorado State University aims to connect and support social scientists with other researchers, as well as university, community, and industry partners.  At our core, we:

  • Enhance social science research capacity
  • Improve grant competitiveness campus-wide
  • Promote interdisciplinary research networking opportunities
  • Provide and support research methods training
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IRISS is an Emerging Innovations Research CORE funded by The Office of the Vice President for Research.

Mission

The mission of the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences is to foster, enhance, and promote social science research that addresses critical and complex societal problems. We connect scientists from diverse disciplines, provide consulting to all scientists on campus, bring together external partners with teams of scientists, and provide training in social science methods and analysis.

IRISS is a member of the Association of Academic Survey Research Organizations (AASRO) and the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR).