List of centers and research institutes at George Washington University

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Several centers and research institutes are part of GW's Elliott School of International Affairs.

A number of research centers and institutes are based at George Washington University (GW), a university in the Washington, D.C., in the United States. Among these are:

List of chartered centers and institutes listed by the GW's Office of the Vice President for Research[edit]

The following are listed by GW's Office of the Vice President for Research as listed chartered centers and institutes at GW.[1][2]

Name Associated School[2] Description
ACCESS, School Success for English Language Learners, Institute on Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Advancement of Research in Distance Education, Center for Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Aging, Health, and Humanities, Center for School of Nursing
Applied Developmental Science & Neuroeducation, Center for Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Asian Studies, Sigur Center for Elliott School of International Affairs Founded in September 1991 as an outgrowth of the Institute for Sino-Soviet Studies.[3] It "promotes research and policy analysis on East Asia, Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia and South Asia through an active program of publishing, teaching, public events and policy engagement."[3] The center is named for Gaston J. Sigur, Jr. (1924-1995).[3]
Biomedical Engineering, Institute for School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Biomedical Sciences, GW Institute for School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Biomimetics and Bioinspired Engineering, GW Center for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Biostatistics Center Office of the Vice President for Research Biostatistics center established in 1972 as part of the university's Department of Statistics.[4] The center designs, executes, and analyzes multi-center clinical trials and epidemiologic medical investigations.[4] The center is "presently funded at over $50 million per year as the statistical center for 17 research projects," almost all of them funded by the National Institutes of Health.[4] The center has 110 employees.[4]
Cancer Institute, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Capitol Archaeological Institute, GW Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Affiliated with the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.[5] Its director is GWU professor of archaeology Eric H. Cline.[6] The institute conduct fieldwork at various sites, including Megiddo and Tel Kabri in Israel; Bir Madkhur, Jordan; the Say Kah Maya center in Belize; Koobi Fora in Kenya; and Oaxaca in Mexico.[7]
Communitarian Policy Studies, Institute for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Competition Law Center School of Law
Complex Litigation and Civil Procedure, James F. Humphreys Center for School of Law
Computational Biology Institute Office of the Vice President for Research
Computer Graphics, Institute for School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Coregulator Biology, Institute of School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Corporate Responsibility, Institute for School of Business
Crash Analysis Center, National School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management, Institute for School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Cyber Center for National & Economic Security Office of the Vice President for Research
Cyber Security Policy & Research Institute School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
DC Metro Tobacco Research and Instruction Consortium (MeTRIC) Milken Institute School of Public Health
Documentary Center Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Part of the Center for Innovative Media within the GW's School of Media and Public Affairs.[8] It sponsors a programs devoted to documentary education, production, and exhibition.[8] Nina Gilden Seavey is the founder and director of the center.[8] The Center was established in 1990.[9]
Economic Research, Center for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Education Policy, Center on Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Emergency Medicine, Ronald Reagan Institute of School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Equity and Excellence in Education, Center for Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Ethnographic Research, Institute for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, Institute for
European Union Research Center Elliott School of International Affairs
School of Business
Evaluation Effectiveness, Midge Smith Center for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Excellence in Public Leadership, Center for College of Professional Studies
First Federal Congress Project Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Global Health, Center for Milken Institute School of Public Health
Global and International Studies, Institute for Elliott School of International Affairs
Global Center for Political Engagement College of Professional Studies
Global Media Institute Office of the Vice President for Research
Global Women's Institute Office of the Vice President for Research
Health Care Quality, Center for Milken Institute School of Public Health
Health Policy Forum, National Office of the Vice President for Research
Health Policy Research, Center for Milken Institute School of Public Health
Health Workforce Research Center, GW Milken Institute School of Public Health
Homeland Security Policy Institute Office of the Vice President for Research
Human Paleobiology, Center for the Advanced Study of Columbian College of Arts and Sciences The Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology (CASHP) describes mission as "to undertake research that addresses fundamental problems in human evolution."[10] Faculty come from multiple GW departments. CASHP also houses GW's human paleobiology graduate program.[10] The center contains seven laboratories: Evolutionary Neuroscience, Hard Tissue Biology, Hominid Paleobiology, Primate Behavioral Ecology, Primate Genomics, Social Cognition, and Stone Age Archaeology.[11]
Immigrants in America, Institute for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Injury Prevention and Control, Center for School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Innovative Media, Center for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Integrating Statistics in Decision Sciences, Institute for School of Business
Intellectual Property Studies, Dean Dinwoodey Center for School of Law
Intelligent Systems Research, Center for School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
International Economic Policy, Institute for Elliott School of International Affairs The Institute for International Economic Policy (IIEP) houses GW's master's programs in International Trade and Investment Policy (ITIP) and International Development Studies (IDS). The institute has four "signature initiatives": Climate Adaptation in Developing Countries, Ultra-poverty Initiative, Global Economic Governance for the 21st Century, and "G2 at GW" series on China's Economic Development and U.S.-China Economic Relations.[12] Stephen C. Smith is the current director.[13]
International Science and Technology Policy, Center for Elliott School of International Affairs
Latino Health Research Center Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Law, Economics, and Finance, Center for (C-LEAF) School of Law
Magnetics Research, Institute for School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Massively Parallel Applications and Computing Technology, GW Institute for (IMPACT) Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
See massively parallel (computing).
Materials Science, Institute for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Mathematical Sciences, Institute for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute, GW Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
MEMS and VLSI Technologies, Institute for School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Middle East Studies, Institute for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Elliott School of International Affairs
Mind-Brain Institute, GW Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Nanotechnology, Institute for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Neuroscience, GW Institute for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Nuclear Studies, GW Institute for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Preparedness & Resilience, Center for Office of the Vice President for Research
Proteomics Technology and Applications, W. M. Keck Institute for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
See proteomics.
Public Diplomacy & Global Communication, The Institute for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Elliott School of International Affairs
Public Policy, The George Washington Institute of Office of the Vice President for Research
Quantum Computing, Information, Logic & Topology, Center for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Rehabilitation Counseling Research and Education, Center for Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Regulatory Studies Center Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Reliability and Risk Analysis, Institute for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Risk Science and Public Health, Center for Milken Institute School of Public Health
Security and Conflict Studies, Institute for Elliott School of International Affairs
Social Well-Being and Development, Center for Milken Institute School of Public Health
Solar Institute, The GW Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
School of Business
School of Law
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Space Policy Institute Elliott School of International Affairs
Spirituality and Health, GW Institute for School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Sustainability Research, Education and Policy, Institute for School of Business
Urban and Environmental Research, Center for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Washington Area Studies, Center for Office of the Vice President for Research

Other GW centers and research institutes[edit]

  • The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS) is a "nonpartisan policy analysis and program-development research center" at GWU's Milken Institute School of Public Health (formerly the School of Public Health and Health Services).[14] Primarily funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the center "has been a leader in the development of school-based health center programs for children for more than twenty years and is the current incarnation of the Making the Grade Program that began funding school-based health centers in the 1980."[15] In addition to its research and demonstration grant programs related to school-based health centers, the center has conducted research and organized programs on school mental health programs and school oral health programs.[14] CHHCS was previously known as the School-Based Adolescent Health Care Program National Program Office (1987–1992) and the Making the Grade National Program Office (1993–2000).[14]
  • The Center for the Connected Consumer (CCC) at the George Washington University School of Business is co-directed by Donna Hoffman and Tom Novak, both professors of marketing at GW.[16] The CCC says that it "is dedicated to understanding how consumers interact with smart devices in post-social media environments."[16]
  • The George Washington University Heart & Vascular Institute (formerly the Richard B. and Lynne V. Cheney Cardiovascular Institute) is part of GW's School of Medicine & Health Sciences.[17] In fiscal year 2014, the center reported slightly over $5 million in total research support.[18] Richard J. Katz, M.D., Walter A. Bloedorn Professor of Medicine at GW, directs the center.[18]
  • The Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet is the research arm of GW's Graduate School of Political Management.[19]
  • The Jacobs Institute of Women's Health is part of GW's Milken Institute School of Public Health. It describes itself as "a nonprofit organization working to improve health care for women through research, dialogue, and information dissemination."[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chartered Centers & Institutes - By Alphabetical Order - from the GWU Office of the Vice President for Research
  2. ^ a b Chartered Centers & Institutes - By School, George Washington University.
  3. ^ a b c Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University (March 25, 2014); About Us, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University (accessed November 18, 2015); Gaston Sigur and the History of the Sigur Center, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University (accessed November 18, 2015).
  4. ^ a b c d About Us, George Washington University Biostatistics Center (accessed November 18, 2015).
  5. ^ The Capitol Archaeological Institute: Home (accessed November 18, 2015).
  6. ^ Eric H. Cline, Capitol Archaeological Institute (accessed November 18, 2015).
  7. ^ Fieldwork, Capitol Archaeological Institute (accessed November 18, 2015).
  8. ^ a b c About, Documentary Center, George Washington University (accessed November 18, 2015).
  9. ^ History, School of Media and Public Affairs, Columbian College of Arts & Sciences.
  10. ^ a b Home: Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology, Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology, George Washington University.
  11. ^ Research: Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology, Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology, George Washington University (accessed November 18, 2015).
  12. ^ About Us, Institute for International Economic Policy, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University.
  13. ^ Faculty and Staff, Institute for International Economic Policy, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University.
  14. ^ a b c Our History, Center for Health and Health Care in Schools.
  15. ^ Leiyu Shi & Gregory D. Stevens, Vulnerable Populations in the United States (John Wiley & Sons, 2010), pp. 205-07.
  16. ^ a b About the Center for the Connected Consumer, Center for the Connected Consumer, George Washington University School of Business (accessed November 18, 2015).
  17. ^ Centers and Institutes, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (accessed November 18, 2015).
  18. ^ a b 2014 Annual Report, George Washington University Heart & Vascular Institute.
  19. ^ GW's Institute for Politics, Democracy, and the Internet Announces New Director, Office of Media Relations, George Washington University (February 4, 2008).
  20. ^ About Us, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University.

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