Welcome to the Center for Social Research.
The Center for Social Research (CSR) is a Center of Excellence on the IPFW campus. The CSR assists IPFW students, faculty, and other university personnel with the planning, implementation, and analysis of research projects and conducts research on behalf of government agencies, private business and industry, social service institutions, and other organizations in the greater Fort Wayne community.
The CSR also draws on faculty expertise in an interdisciplinary fashion when conducting research projects and utilizes IPFW’s faculty resources to provide a superior level of service to IPFW and the surrounding community.
It is the goal of the CSR is to serve as the primary resource for the social, demographic and applied research needs of the IPFW campus community and the Fort Wayne community at large. The CSR is directed by Donna Holland, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology at IPFW.
Who can benefit from social research?