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Knowledge Advancing Social Justice

The Heller School drives positive social change through our 7 graduate degree programs, 9 research centers and institutes, and school-wide commitment to public engagement. Heller is for people who want to find sustainable solutions to social inequities and are committed to careers that advance social justice. 

Research Institutes and Centers

Heller’s many research centers and institutes focus on pressing social policy issues such as the racial wealth gap, substance use disorder, disability rights and more. Research faculty are a key part of a Heller education—they teach courses, employ students as research assistants and provide mentoring.

Research at Heller

Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity at Heller

We work to ensure a safe and inclusive environment in which community members respect and value others. In the pursuit of the Heller motto, “Knowledge Advancing Social Justice,” we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity in our research institutes, academic programs, policies, and community relationships.

EID at Heller