Research and Policy
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- Africana Studies Department
Encourages appreciation of diversity and emphasizes the ways people of African descent have constructed and interpreted their lives and cultures.
- Archaeological Field School
An eight-week program designed to teach students the basics of archaeological field work, laboratory processing, and artifact analysis.
- Archaeological Projects in Cyprus
UAlbany faculty members have visited, researched, and written scholarly works on Cyprus since 1970.
- Archaeological Research in Albany and Viminacium, Yugoslavia
Classics professor Michael Werner is Albany's official archaeologist and he periodically leads a team of researchers and student archaeologists in Yugoslavia.
- Center for Global Health
The Center serves as the School of Public Health’s focal point for international collaborations, research, and programs.
- Center for Jewish Studies
Established in 2001 to advance UAlbany's commitment to excellence in the field of Jewish studies.
- Center for Latino, Latin American, and Caribbean Studies (CELAC)
CELAC's goals include promoting research and encouraging greater understanding and appreciation of Latino multicultural diversity within U.S. society.
- Center for Social and Demographic Analysis
Provides a strong research infrastructure for scholarship in the social sciences with an emphasis on interdisciplinary population research.
- Center for Women in Government and Civil Society
The center conducts research, provides fellowships, educational programs, conducts a Liberty Partnership Program for at-risk students, and other outreach activities.
- Global Center for Critical Demography and Public Sociology
Conducts scholarship based upon critical demography paradigm and the development of concepts that historically do not fit traditional demography.
- Institute for Mesoamerican Studies (IMS)
A non-profit educational research institute dedicated to the study and dissemination of knowledge concerning the peoples and cultures of Mesoamerica.
- Institute of Cypriot Studies
UAlbany and Cyprus have a mutually beneficial friendship marked by the exchange of scholars, archaeological research, and education opportunities.
- New York Latino Research and Resources Network (NYLARNet)
NYLARNet addresses significant public policy issues related to the Latino population of New York and the Northeast, especially through publications and conferences.
- Study Tour to South Africa
Students, faculty, scholars, and community practitioners travel to South Africa and other African counties each summer on a study mission.