July 15, 2024

IPPSR Mourns the Loss of Director Emeritus Dr. Doug Roberts

EAST LANSING, Mich., July 15, 2024 – 

The Institute for Public Policy and Social Research at Michigan State University (IPPSR) has released the following statement from IPPSR Director Dr. Matt...

April 19, 2024

IPPSR Students Win Big at MSU Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum

EAST LANSING, Mich.—Institute for Public Policy and Social Research (IPPSR) Student Fellows Emma Nicolaysen and Lola Brown took home 1st place honors at...

February 06, 2024


IPPSR-affiliated Professor Jon Eguia has released his breakdown of the most recent maps being considered by Michigan's Independent Redistricting Commission...

January 25, 2024

IPPSR Hosts Best Selling Author Tim Alberta

On January 19, the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research hosted best-selling author and Michigan State alumnus Tim Alberta for a forum covering "...

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February 16, 2024

Where Does Michigan Redistricting Go Next?

Michigan's Independent Redistricting Commission (MICRC) is redrawing its metro Detroit legislative districts, ruled unconstitutional by a federal court...

March 28, 2024

The World is Hard to Change

Social science has its limits.


We live in a revolutionary time of social data expansion, methodological innovation and active...

January 17, 2024

Partisan Fairness and Minority Representation

In 2021, an Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission drew the district maps to be used in all elections to the Michigan legislature over the following...

December 21, 2023

Building a Holistic Political Case for Racial Equity through Unified Policy Transformation

Racial equity is a defining challenge in America, a deeply rooted issue that demands a unified, comprehensive approach from policymakers across ideological...

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