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The Center for Social Science Scholarship

The Center for Social Science Scholarship supports and strengthens social science research, teaching, and community and professional engagement and enhances the future of innovative, collaborative, cross- and interdisciplinary, and cutting edge social science scholarship at UMBC.

View a list of all upcoming events:

  • Workshop on Applying for NSF Research Grants

    Discussion with NSF Program Officer Fay Cobb Payton
    Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Dr. Fay Cobb Payton, Program Director at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the Division of Computer and Network Systems, will hold an informal workshop on applying for NSF research grants,...
    Posted: August 27, 2018 10:12 AM
  • Mispredicting Behaviors of Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups

    Economics and Public Policy Seminar
    Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Mispredicting Behaviors of Racial and Ethnic Minority Group Members: Evidence from Signal Detection Theory in Three Social Policy Domains Jeryl Mumpower, Texas A&M University September 27th,...
    Posted: August 29, 2018 3:06 PM
  • Moving from Health Disparities to Health Equity

    Intersectional Lenses on Social Media and AI
    Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Social Sciences Forum   Fay Cobb Payton Professor of Information Systems and Technology and University Faculty Scholar in the Poole College of Management at North Carolina State...
    Posted: August 27, 2018 10:07 AM
  • ROI or RIP? Higher Education and the Future of America

    Mullen Lecture
    Monday, October 8, 2018 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Social Sciences Forum   Mullen Lecture   Cecilia Elena Rouse  Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs; Lawrence and Shirley Katzman and Lewis and...
    Posted: August 27, 2018 10:27 AM
  • Misallocation and Intersectoral Linkages

    Economics and Public Policy Seminar
    Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Misallocation and Intersectoral Linkages Sophie Osotimehin, University of Quebec, Montreal October 11th, 12-1pm, Public Policy 451
    Posted: August 29, 2018 4:02 PM
  • The Ideological Politics of Charter Schools

    Economics and Public Policy Seminar
    Monday, October 15, 2018 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    The Ideological Politics of Charter Schools Richard Blissett, Seton Hall University October 15th, 4:00-5:00pm, Public Policy 367
    Posted: August 29, 2018 4:27 PM
  • Lessons From New York City's Small Schools of Choice

    Economics and Public Policy Seminar
    Monday, October 22, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Lessons from New York City's Small Schools of Choice about High-School Features that Promote Graduation for Disadvantaged Students Howard Bloom, MDRC October 22nd, 12:00-1:00pm, Public Policy 367
    Posted: August 29, 2018 7:17 PM
  • Exposure to International Trade and Mortality

    Economics and Public Policy Seminar
    Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Exposure to International Trade and Mortality Alexander F. McQuoid, U.S. Naval Academy November 1st, 12-1pm, Public Policy 451
    Posted: August 29, 2018 7:31 PM
  • HIV Treatment as Economic Stimulus

    Economic and Public Policy Seminar
    Monday, November 5, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    HIV Treatment as Economic Stimulus: Community Spillover Effects of Mass Art Provision in Rural South Africa Zoe McLaren, UMBC School of Public Policy November 5th, 12-1pm, Public Policy 451
    Posted: August 29, 2018 7:46 PM
  • Race, Racism and the New Racial Science

    40th Anniversary of the W.E.B. Du Bois Annual Lecture
    Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Social Sciences Forum   40th Anniversary of the W.E.B. Du Bois Annual Lecture   Dorothy Roberts 14th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, George A. Weiss University Professor of...
    Posted: August 27, 2018 10:37 AM