The Center for Social Science Research (CSSR) is dedicated to improving the quality and efficiency of social science research at the University of Notre Dame by working with faculty, students, and staff across all academic disciplines. The CSSR's highly trained team offers expertise in research design, data collection, modeling and analysis, and visualization. The CSSR also offers a help desk available to anyone at Notre Dame needing quick assistance with statistics.


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The CSSR's expert staff can assist with a variety of services for hire. Researchers are encouraged to contact us for a consultation to discuss specific needs. Our team is committed to offering prompt, effective, and professional service!

Personalizing the U.S. Supreme Court Through Attention to Individual Justices

New co-authored research by CSSR Director Brian Fogarty examines news coverage of individual members of the U.S. Supreme Court over the past 35 years.