CISSR provides financial and administrative support to University of Chicago faculty and graduate students who are engaged in social science projects that are international, transnational, and global in scope.

In 2019-2020, CISSR welcomes new faculty projects from fellows Paul Cheney (History), Darryl Li (Anthropology), Natacha Nsabimana (Anthropology), Paul Staniland (Political Science), and Xi Song (Sociology). CISSR is also proud to renew the fellowships of Michael Albertus (Political Science), Benjamin Lessing (Political Science), and Monika Nalepa (Political Science).

Dissertation and travel support for graduate students will be announcement in Spring 2019.