Research

Institutes & Centers

UMass Boston boasts approximately 50 interdisciplinary research organizations that bring faculty and students together from across the university to pursue research, teaching, and service on broad scholarly and social topics.

The following free-standing institutes and centers are administered by the Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

The following university-wide institutes and centers are operationally managed by collective leadership teams appointed by the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

The following institutes and centers are administered by their college or department.


Why UMass Boston?

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Rachel Rubin

Department Chair and Professor of American Studies

“I've taught at five universities, and UMass Boston has been my favorite by far."

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