About Us

Goals of the SSRC:

  • Expanding and supporting scholarly research in the social sciences by Lehigh faculty
  • Partnering with community-based organizations for program evaluations and needs assessments
  • Enriching undergraduate and graduate education at Lehigh through providing research training and opportunities for students and course projects

Services provided by the SSRC

  • Telephone surveys
  • In-depth interviewing
  • Focus groups
  • Document analysis
  • Analysis of audio and video recordings

SSRC Facilities

  • 6 computer work-stations
  • Computer-assisted telephone survey software
  • Computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software
  • Statistical analysis software
  • Geographic information system (GIS) software
  • Professional transcription equipment
  • Meeting space for collaborative research teams


  • [project list will be available soon]

 Staff and Affiliated Faculty

  • Professor Ziad Munson, Director
  • Matt Palmer, Graduate Assistant