The University of Pittsburgh’s Center on Race and Social Problems conducts applied social science research on race, color, ethnicity and their influence on the quality of life for all Americans.
By the Numbers
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annual attendees to CRSP events
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Areas of Focus
The University of Pittsburgh established the center in 2002 to help lead America further along the path to social justice by conducting race-related research, mentoring emerging scholars, and disseminating race-related research findings and scholarship. CRSP is multidisciplinary in its approach and multiracial in its focus and was the first race-related research center to be housed in a school of social work.
The center focuses on race-related social problems in the following 8 areas: