Research Support for Faculty

Support for faculty research is available from within the School of Social Sciences and through the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs:

School of Social Sciences 

The School of Social Sciences supports research by social science faculty via:

More opportunities are being developed. Please check back for updates.

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP)

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) supports faculty, students, and staff engaged in externally and internally funded research, scholarship, and creative activities (RSCA). Programs and forms of support available through ORSP include:

  • help with securing internal and external research funding
  • help with external research proposal development and review (proposals for external research funding must be reviewed by ORSP; check this link for more information and suggested timeline)
  • administration of grants
  • ensuring research compliance with ethical practices for both human subjects and animal care and use, fiscal accountability, etc.

ORSP also supports student research. Please see the For Students page if you are interested in helping your students with research funding through ORSP.

Center for Environmental Inquiry (CEI)

The Center for Environmental Inquiry helps the community, faculty, and students study real-world environmental challenges together. Visit their Projects & Funding site to:

Learn more about the data CEI archives and shares relevant to the SSU preserves and campus, including data on plants & animals, land management, and weather.