December 8 | Policy & Research Legislative Fellows Program Info Session

This session will provide more information regarding the Policy and Research Legislative Fellows Program run by the Center for Social and Behavioral Science. This non-partisan initiative, supported by the Office of the Chancellor-Public Engagement, matches graduate students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) with a state legislator representing Champaign-Urbana or a neighboring district.

CSBS Social & Behavioral Health Funding Series

The Center for Social and Behavioral Science (CSBS) is excited to announce our Spring 2023 Social and Behavioral Health Funding Series. The virtual series invites program staff from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to discuss funding opportunities relevant to faculty and research professionals working in the areas of social and behavioral health.

QRI Storytelling Series – Dr. Melissa Ocepek

This session titled, There are Two Things I Love: Food and Talking, Mostly about Food, explored how an extroverted foodie (Dr. Ocepek) became a qualitative researcher working to understand the very complicated everyday information world of food. Dr. Ocepek provided an in-depth discussion of her approaches to qualitative research rooted in institutional ethnography and highlighted some of her favorite methods, including photo voice.

Corporate Social Responsibility, BLM, and Consumer Activism

Below is an excerpt from the CSBS’s podcast with Dr. Ishva Minefee, Assistant Professor of Business Administration at the University of Illinois, in the Gies College of Business.   In this episode, Dr. Minefee talks with CSBS Research Scientist Peter Ondish about his experience seeing how companies in South Africa differed in their social messaging around […]

CSBS Small Grant Success Story: Dr. Brian Ogolsky

Brian Ogolsky, PhD, is the Director of Graduate Studies and an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Development & Family Studies, with affiliate appointments in the Center for Social and Behavioral Science (CSBS), School of Labor and Employment Relations, Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, and Family Law and Policy Program. Dr. Ogolsky’s research […]