Social 

Science Streams

FIRE's Social Science streams include opportunities for you to engage psychology, neuroscience, sustainability, economics, government and politics, global development, and much more.

Many of these streams are data-intensive and allow you to develop or use computational capacities.  Other streams are interdisciplinary, integrating advanced biological techniques into their research.

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    Clinical Psychology & Neuroscience

    Addiction Science

    Dr. Cristina Risco

    Research Educator

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    Clinical Psychology & Neuroscience

    Animal & Human Relationships

    Dr. Molly Goodfellow

    Research Educator

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    Global Development, Ethics & Toolkits

    Global Development & Design

    Dr. Ben Huffman

    Research Educator

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    Strategic Communications

    Risk Communication & Resilience

    Dr. Emina Herovic

    Research Educator

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    Economics & Environmental Policy

    Sustainability Analytics

    Dr. Thanicha Ruangmas

    Research Educator

University of Maryland

Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

The First-Year Innovation & Research Experience

Dr. Patrick Killion

Director of Discovery-Based Learning

Email: pkillion@umd.edu

Tel: 301-405-0057