Council for Research in the Social Sciences (CRISS)


The Council for Research in the Social Sciences (CRISS) advances research and scholarship through the administration of small research grants awarded to faculty members through a peer-­reviewed, transparent process adjudicated by a committee of faculty members that is Chaired by the Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Research. 

Congratulations are extended to the most recent CRISS award winners.  In May, 2014, successful applicants for research awards include:

Calls for CRISS funding proposals will be presented three times per year, with deadlines at noon on the first business day on or after February 1, May 1, and October 1.  All calls will be sent to tenured, tenure-stream, and LTA/ILTA faculty members via email.  All submissions will be made online at the web address announced in the calls for seamless presentation to the adjudication committee.

CRISS Terms of Reference

CRISS - February 2014

CRISS - October 2013

CRISS - May 2013

CRISS - February 2013

CRISS - October 2012

CRISS - May 2012

CRISS - February 2012

CRISS - October 2011