Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention

The CPSVP is a hub for research, education, service learning, and community outreach dedicated to the study and prevention of violence in global and local contexts.

Race & Policy Research Center

The Race and Social Policy Research Center seeks  to fulfill two primary goals: (1) to conduct and disseminate original research in the area of public policy with a direct emphasis on race and ethnicity; and (2) to prepare promising graduate students to think and speak critically, plan quality research, and contribute to public-policy discussions related to race and ethnicity.

Laboratory for the Study of Youth Inequality and Justice (YIJ)

The website for the Laboratory for the Study of Youth Inequality and Justice (YIJ). Although this lab is physically based at Virginia Tech, we share, promote, and disseminate local, national, and global research findings conducted by scholars at Virginia Tech as well as other universities and research institutions.