Programs

ISPS sponsors various programs on campus, all with the aim of supporting and enhancing interdisciplinary research in the social sciences at Yale.

  • The Center for the Study of American Politics was created to promote the work of scholars in the field of American politics.
  • ISPS Health at Yale brings together scholars from across the university who are focused on developing policy-relevant research that can improve health, strengthen health care systems and enhance the way health care is delivered.
  • The Program on Ethics, Politics and Economics sponsors interdisciplinary teaching and research in the Social Sciences and Humanities at Yale.
  • Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics focuses its attention on bios or life, and the ways we have helped, broken and abused it by exploring not only biomedical ethics but also environmental ethics, animal ethics, the ethics of scientific research, business and professional ethics, and ethics issues relating to new technologies.
  • ISPS supports two fellowships for Yale students. The fellowships are designed to prepare graduate and undergraduate students from across the disciplines to contribute to domestic policy discussion in the United States.