S4 is one of several initiatives through which Brown University is building new strengths as a research university. Brown has a core group of outstanding faculty who are taking seriously the impacts of spatial relations and contextual effects on social science issues. Through its faculty affiliates and graduate fellows, the mission of S4 is to stimulate and support new work in this emerging interdisciplinary arena.
S4 provides support in planning and executing spatial research. See details.
Spotlight: S4 Graduate Student Paper Prize Presentation and Reception: On Friday, May 13, at 3pm in the PSTC seminar room Benjamin Bellman, graduate student in Sociology, will present his paper, "Slicing the Pie: Occupational and Residential Stratification in Nineteenth Century Philadelphia". See details!
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