Mission Statement

The Center for Innovation in Social Science (CISS), located in the College of Arts and Sciences at Boston University,  provides an intellectual home for faculty and students engaged in social science research across the BU campus. The Center is dedicated to forging collaborative multidisciplinary faculty research and training future generations of undergraduate and graduate students in the social sciences and related fields by using state-of-the-art methods and approaches and demonstrating the promise of the social sciences to improve human lives.