The institute dedicates an important portion on its incubating efforts to advance research on issues influencing the Americas in the 21st Century. Themes addressed include global health, gender and social development, social justice, migration, arts and humanities, energy and the environment, and economic policy.
A focus on access to health care for all, specifically in the the region.
Led by Dr. Sallie Hughes, Senior Faculty Research lead

Led by Dr. Kate Ramsey, Faculty Lead for Hemispheric Caribbean Studies

Led by Dr. Merike Blofield, Faculty Lead for Gender and Social Development Studies

Focused on documenting and linking local particularities of systemic injustice to hemispheric and global patterns