Institute for Urban Research

Institute for Urban Research

The Institute for Urban Research is the primary social science research and training arm of Morgan State University. The Institute has a core staff of experienced researchers who seek to improve the response of governmental, non-governmental, private, and other institutions to the challenges of poverty, unemployment, poor health, truancy, and other urban and regional problems. Through its Community Development Resource Center, Family Life Center, and Survey Research Center, the Institute provides a wide range of research and outreach services that include technical assistance to community-based agencies in Baltimore and Central Maryland. The Institute provides many opportunities for students to develop research skills and to gain hands-on experience through stipends, internships, and research assistantship. It also assists faculty in preparing grant proposals, designing research studies, and analyzing research data.