The Social Science Research Center (SSRC) was established at Mississippi State University in 1950 to promote, enhance and facilitate social science research and related scholarly activities. The Center is organized with university-wide responsibilities and reports to the Vice President for Research and Economic Development and the Vice President for Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine. The Center offers a superior research environment with an impressive array of research opportunities and options, state-of-the-art facilities, laboratories and support units that enhance and expand both the scope and quality of social science research. The SSRC fosters a rigorous and independent research environment to ensure objective, relevant and unbiased analyses.

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  • SSRC Annual Report 2016 

    Burns, Michael A. (Social Science Research CenterSocial Science Research Center, 2016-10-27)
    The SSRC was established in 1950 and enjoys a long and storied history of research accomplishments. The impact of our research has had on the state, the nation and the world is evident in the success of our organization, ...
  • Social Science Research Center Brochure 

    Lear, Jordan; Walton, Laura R.; Humphrey, M.B.; Schooler, Kyle (Social Science Research CenterSocial Science Research Center, 2011-08)
    This brochure for the Social Science Research Center (SSRC) features details about the SSRC's history, projects, research questions, internal and external sponsors, and features a letter from the director, Dr. Arthur Cosby.
  • SSRC Annual Report 2015 

    Stewart, Amber; Burns, M. Alan; Dedeaux, Devin; Ford, Kelly; Sullivan, Adam; Tewolde, Elizabeth (Social Science Research CenterSocial Science Research Center, 2015-10)
    The SSRC was established in 1950 and enjoys a long and storied history of research accomplishments. The impact of our research has had on the state, the nation and the world is evident in the success of our organization, ...
  • SSRC Annual Report 2014 

    Cadenhead, Mallory; Walton, Laura R.; Faulkner, Yance; Smith, Kelsey; Smith, Rachel; Stewart, Amber; Stukenborg, Catherine (Social Science Research CenterSocial Science Research Center, 2014-10)
    The SSRC was established in 1950 and enjoys a long and storied history of research accomplishments. The impact of our research has had on the state, the nation and the world is evident in the success of our organization, ...
  • SSRC Annual Report 2013 

    Smith, Rachel; Walton, Laura R.; Kelly, Maggie Kate; Hall, Sydney; Spann, Faith; Rushing, Ashton; Robertson, Katie Ruth (Social Science Research CenterSocial Science Research Center, 2013-10)
    The SSRC was established in 1950 and enjoys a long and storied history of research accomplishments. The impact of our research has had on the state, the nation and the world is evident in the success of our organization, ...
  • SSRC Annual Report 2012 

    Hall, Sydney; Walton, Laura R.; Barnette, Candace; Conrad, Kelli; Frazier, Tracy; Smith, Alle; Spann, Faith (Social Science Research CenterSocial Science Research Center, 2012-10)
    The SSRC was established in 1950 and enjoys a long and storied history of research accomplishments. The impact of our research has had on the state, the nation and the world is evident in the success of our organization, ...
  • SSRC Annual Report 2011 

    Lear, Jordan; Walton, Laura R.; Garrigues, Jillian; Humphrey, Marissa; Peoples, Melanie; Sheffield, Ashlee; White, Cameron (Social Science Research CenterSocial Science Research Center, 2011-10)
    An organization’s annual report should be a reflection of the accomplishments and efforts of its people during the previous year. This annual report is no different in that regard as it highlights an impressive list of ...
  • SSRC Annual Report 2010 

    Bradley, Kayla; Walton, Laura R.; Reno, Marla; Fine, Elizabeth; France, Nikki; Thomas, Marchella (Social Science Research CenterSocial Science Research Center, 2010)
    An annual report reflects the accomplishments and achievements of an organization during the previous year. This report is no different in that it celebrates the work of the very talented and productive scientists, research ...
  • A Social and Economic Portrait of the Mississippi Delta 

    Cosby, Arthur G.; Brackin, Mitchell W.; Mason, T. David; McCulloch, Eunice R. (Social Science Research CenterMississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, 1992-12)
    The ultimate goal of the study was to improve the quality of life in a region where, in spite of rich natural resources, large numbers of people still live in poverty. The Project was to carry out a fundamental assessment ...
  • What If We Were Equal: A Mississippi Health Assessment 

    Cosby, Arthur, G.; Jones, Warren A.; Jones, Lindsay B.; Shivaji, Sangeetha; Greenberg, Robert E.; McKee, Colleen; Morgan, Tara; Nations, Emily; Neaves, Tonya T.; Welford, Elliot; Smith, Bailey (Social Science Research Center, 2010)
    Mississippi has become a poster child for many of the societal problems affecting the disadvantaged of our nation. Of the challenges facing Mississippi, none are more important than the problems of health and health care ...
  • Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence: 1950-2000 

    Thompson, Kara (Harmon House Publishers - LouisvilleSocial Science Research Center, 2000)
    The Social Science Research Center is celebrating 50 years of accomplishments. Please join in that celebration by enjoying the many stories and accounts included in this volume.
  • Social Science Research Center: Sixty Years of Commitment to Innovation & Excellence 

    Puhr, Jennifer (Mississippi State University Social Science Research CenterSocial Science Research Center, 2010)
    This edition shares the story of the Social Science Research Center, as told by those who know it best - the research fellows, research associates, research assistants, support staff, graduate students, and undergraduate ...