Our Purpose


It is our vision for the University of Georgia to be recognized as a leader in interdisciplinary social and behavioral science research.


Our mission is to address the world’s most pressing health, social, educational, economic, and policy challenges through the application of social and behavioral science research.

Leading with our values

We support research and foster collaboration across disciplines.

We encourage and support innovative research.

We adapt to opportunities and challenges both within and outside the University.

We provide opportunities for faculty development through networking, training, and mentoring.

We provide resources to support rigorous scientific research.