U.S.-China Institute

The USC U.S.-China Institute informs public discussion of the evolving and multidimensional U.S.-China relationship through policy-relevant research, graduate and undergraduate training, and professional development programs for teachers, journalists, and officials. In fall 2011, USCI became part of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, whose world-class programs include those on public diplomacy, new Chinese media,…

International Museum Institute 

The USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letter, Arts & Sciences International Museum Institute (IMI) is dedicated to the study of museums and their changing roles in society. IMI fulfills its mission by bringing together scholars, students and museum professionals from around the globe to address the most pressing museological matters of the day.…

Center for the Changing Family

The Center for the Changing Family is an interdisciplinary group of USC faculty who study family systems, close relationships, and mental and physical health across the lifespan. As a diverse group of scholars spanning multiple fields, the Center for the Changing Family defines “family” broadly.

Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families

The mission of the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families (CIR) at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is to enhance the visibility and impact of research, education and outreach to inform decision-makers on policy issues affecting veterans and their families. Among those issues is a focus on rapidly…

Center for Economic Development 

The USC Center for Economic Development (CED) serves as a leader in facilitating sustainable economic development opportunities throughout Southern and Central California. An applied research center of the USC Price School of Public Policy, CED partners with community-based organizations, public agencies and private entities to enhance their functional capacity by tapping the energy, enthusiasm and talent…

Institute of Sports, Media, and Society 

Housed in the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, the Annenberg Institute of Sports, Media, and Society (AISMS) promotes academic programs, international research initiatives and professional engagement in the competitive world of sports and media.

Tomas Rivera Policy Institute

The Tomás Rivera Policy Institute works to address the challenges and opportunities of demographic diversity in the 21st century global city. The Institute is a special initiative of the Price Center for Social Innovation and produces original research, student activities, and policy solutions. Policy focus areas include: Latinos and the criminal justice system, civic engagement…

Race and Equity Center

The mission of the Race and Equity Center is to illuminate, disrupt, and dismantle racism in all its forms through rigorous interdisciplinary research, high-quality professional learning experiences, the production and wide dissemination of useful tools, trustworthy consultations and strategy advising, and substantive partnerships. While race and ethnicity are at the epicenter of their work, they…

Norman Lear Center 

The Norman Lear Center is a nonpartisan research and public policy center that studies the social, political, economic and cultural impact of entertainment on the world. The Lear Center translates its findings into action through testimony, journalism, strategic research and innovative public outreach campaigns. Through scholarship and research; through its conferences, public events and publications;…

Global Branding Center

The Global Branding Center at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business assists practitioners with managing global brands in the B2C and B2B markets. The GBC provides managers with thought leadership in how to build, strengthen and leverage brand admiration. The GBC offers practitioners its innovative management framework called the brand admiration management…