Center for the Study of Injustice
The Center for the Study of Injustice is an interdisciplinary research center that brings together faculty and students from across KU interested in domestic and international research related to social justice. CSI is dedicated to assisting faculty develop new and existing research programs through grant writing and intellectual exchange. CSI brings together faculty, students, staff, and members of the local community to collaborate on research, teaching, and community-based projects.
ASHTI: Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Initiative
The Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Initiative (ASHTI) is working to find solutions to trafficking and exploitation transnationally. ASHTI, which means peace in several languages, is a working group of faculty and students at The University of Kansas. We are developing individual and collaborative research projects to understand the components of human trafficking in the US and in our international field sites. We are interested in the patterns of both contemporary and historical slavery and how they can inform each other.
Work Group on Qualitative Research
The KU Work Group on Qualitative Research is an interdisciplinary consortium among KU faculty that investigates commonalities in qualitative research methods. Housed within the Center for the Study of Injustice at IPSR, the work group brings together faculty members from across KU that teach qualitative methods at the graduate level and that use qualitative methods in their own research.
Heartland Sexual Assault Policies and Prevention on Campuses Project
The Heartland Sexual Assault Policies & Prevention on Campuses Project’s (Heartland Project) primary goal is to increase post-secondary schools’ adoption of a comprehensive, gender-centered public health approach to sexual assault campus policy and prevention.