Institute for Social Sciences

The Institute for Social Sciences (ISS) stimulates collaborative research projects between UC Davis social scientists campus-wide that ask new questions or work on questions that had previously been unanswerable. As an incubator of new ideas, ISS supports work that reaches across culture, class, social norms, politics, mobility, economics, values, technology, language, communication and history.


Diane R. Walters

Director of Development, Social Sciences

(530) 754-2223 (Phone)

Fund purpose

Department Support

Fund type


UC Davis
Office of University Development

UC Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-5270

Phone: (530) 754-4438
Fax: (530) 754-2294