Data Science Expertise in the public interest

Our Expertise
Social Science Methods

The University of Michigan Institute for Social research is a leader in developing and applying new social science methods. This portal is a resource to research using data science to solve challenging questions.

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Featured Projects

National Neighborhood Data Archive (NaNDA)

The National Neighborhood Data Archive (NaNDA) is a publicly available data archive containing contextual measures for locations across the United States. NaNDA offers theoretically derived, spatially referenced, nationwide measures of …

The Social Science and Social Media Collaborative – Political Communication

The political communication project studies how impressions of political candidates are formed by focusing on the role of media representations of them in conjunction with discussions on social media.

Featured People

ISR Data Science Experts 

ISR faculty from a wide range of academic disciplines engage in data science research. 

Pamela Davis-Kean



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