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Research Centers and Institutes

The Behner Stiefel Center for Brazilian Studies is focused on the interdisciplinary examination of globally relevant issues in Brazil, with an emphasis on social and environmental justice. It includes faculty united by a shared passion for Brazil and dedicated to research and collaboration with Brazilian scholars.

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The Center for Community Research and Engagement aims to promote community-based projects through collaborative research, critical analysis, high impact classes, and public outreach in order to explore societal inequities and advance social change.

The Center for Health Economics & Policy Studies is an interdisciplinary research center that supports impactful, policy relevant scholarship in the areas of health economics and social policy analysis. It engages in cutting-edge scholarship in the economics of health, labor, and public economics.