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

  • Launched in February 2015 on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, the ISPS Center for the Study of Inequality (I-CSI) seeks to promote high-quality, multi-disciplinary research on the relationship between economic inequality and American political life.
  • 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 currently enrolled 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.