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Center for Applied Interdisciplinary Research (CAIR)



The Center for Applied Interdisciplinary Research(CAIR) is the School of Social Work resource center for research faculty and external funding.




  • Our Vision is to be a resource center of excellence for the School of Social Work research faculty and students in creating innovative solutions to enrich lives.
  • Our Mission is to develop, enhance, and diversify the School of Social Work's research agenda of advancing justice and change. CAIR is a resource center of excellence to facilitate interdisciplinary and collaborative research and grant writing activities for Social Work Faculty by offering pre-award assistance and proposal development, post-award support, and encouraging the use of experiential learning with students in research and grant activities.