Revolutionizing Research for Social Change Workshop

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Applications for the 2023 Summer Institute are now closed.  Please visit us in early 2024 for more information about next year's cohort.

Who: M.A. and Ph.D. students, and advanced undergraduates with interest in careers in social science research (or related humanities fields).  We strongly encourage students entering M.A. or Ph.D. programs or in the early stages of these programs to apply.

What: An in-person, week-long workshop on anti-racist and decolonizing research methods with opportunities to connect with mentors for ongoing collaboration.  Click here for a sample schedule for the week.

When: June 5-9, 2023 (2024 dates TBD)

Where: In person at the Fairfax, Virginia campus of George Mason University, as well as other locations in the metro Washington DC area

Why: To build a cohort of revolutionary researchers who engage anti-racist and decolonizing research principles and practices

Workshop attendance is free (including room and board for those not local to Fairfax). Travel is not included.

The Summer Institute is a collaboration of George Mason University's:

  • Center for Social Science Research
  • Early Identification Program
  • Office of Research Integrity and Assurance
  • Office of Community Engagement and Civic Learning
  • Center for Culture, Equity, and Empowerment
  • Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences Department of Sociology and Anthropology
  • College of Education and Human Development Division of Ed Psychology and Research Methods