Giving Opportunities

Thank you for considering a donation to the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research Survey Research Center. Your gift has a tremendous impact on our ability to provide graduate students and junior faculty with enriched opportunities for study, research and advanced training in survey research.


  • A. Regula Herzog Young Investigators Fund 

    Established in honor of Regula Herzog to support the research and training of junior researchers, especially women and those studying older populations.

  • Program in Survey Methodology 

    Gifts help the Program to provide the resources needed to attract and retain the finest students, to provide them with varied and challenging training opportunities, to maintain and enhance teaching facilities, and to support innovative research.

  • Charles Cannell Fund in Survey Methodology 

    Established by students, colleagues and friends of Charlie Cannell to honor him as a mentor and to foster research and training on the interviewer-respondent interaction and its effects on the validity and quality of survey data.

  • Daniel Katz Dissertation Fellowship in Psychology

    Established to honor Daniel Katz, who conducted groundbreaking work in organizational studies and helped to establish the highly ranked doctoral program in social psychology at Michigan.

  • Elizabeth “Libby” Douvan Junior Scholars Fund in Life Course Development 

    Established to honor Libby Douvan, who dedicated her life to breaking boundaries, studying the evolving roles of women and fostering success among those most in need of support and encouragement.

  • F. Thomas Juster Economics Behavior Award Fund

    Established to honor the work and spirit of Tom Juster, a man of faith who expressed his deepest values through his work, and who had a gift for conducting research that was not only relevant to public policy but also illuminated the realities of everyday life.

  • James N. Morgan Fund for New Directions in Analysis of Complex Interactions

    Supports students who have advanced to candidacy in a Ph.D. program at U-M trying to understand complex interactions in large databases.

  • George Katona Economic Behavior Research Award Fund

    Supports emerging scholars who are interested in how economic expectations shape consumer behavior and the macroeconomy.

  • Robert Kahn Fellowship for the Scientific Study of Social Issues

    Established to honor Robert Kahn, whose research on organizational effectiveness and successful aging continues to generate new insights, and whose lifelong commitment to applying social science to solve major social problems has been a model for many.

  • Robert and Judy Marans/Kan and Lillian Chen Fellowship in Sustainability and Survey Methodology

    Supports a doctoral student earning a certificate in survey methodology from the ISR Program in Survey Methodology as part of an interdisciplinary approach to research on sustainability. This fellowship is administered with the Graham Institute at the U-M School of Natural Resources and Environment.

  • Next Generation Fund

    This fund supports graduate and postdoctoral students and early career faculty who are working with ISR researchers to carry out innovative research in the social sciences.