Our Work

Our Expertise

Our work covers the gamut of social science research with each discipline conducting quantitative and qualitative data analysis. We partner with faculty, researchers, and agencies to conduct work whether it is across campus at MSU, at the state or national capital, in communities across the country, or even around the globe.

Our Evaluation Research Group has expertise to help with every step of the evaluation process in extensive subject areas including juvenile justice, public health, and substance use disorders. 

Learn more at evaluation.ssrc.msstate.edu.


Gender Inequalities

Focused on vulnerable populations aboard and in the U.S., our Gender Impacts Lab conducts research addressing gender inequities for the betterment of the health of communities worldwide. Consider adding one of their gender-responsive toolkits in your own work!

Learn more at genderimpactslab.ssrc.msstate.edu/.

Our Wolfgang Frese Survey Research Laboratory has completed 100’s of phone and online surveys. They can assist in data collection and analysis for agencies, nonprofits, and other groups in Mississippi and around the globe.

Learn more at srl.ssrc.msstate.edu/.

Survey Research

Policy & Systems Change

We’re looking to address and change policies and systems to bring about an equitable future for all.

Learn more at scl.ssrc.msstate.edu/.

Through our intervention program, researchers are working to reduce DUI recidivism rates and increase highway safety in Mississippi. 

Learn more about the program at masep.org/. 

Substance Abuse

Data Science

We can help you apply data science techniques and methods including visualization to social science research across a variety of big data sources including open-source data, such as social media content and images.

Learn more at ds3.ssrc.msstate.edu/.

We have been researching policies and structures around juvenile justice for decades, working with both court systems and state agencies.

Juvenile Justice

Communication Science

Our Message Laboratory provides communication research support and comprehensive message development support for research collaborators.

Learn more at commlab.ssrc.msstate.edu/.

Our Tobacco Control Unit exists to provide objective, timely data to inform programmatic and policy decisions regarding tobacco control. Additionally, we conduct work around early childhood development and milestones impacting the children of Mississippi and have research teams studying the demography of several populations.

Public Health