Research Projects

Contact Information

Jack Goldstone
Virginia E. and John T. Hazel, Jr. Professor; Director, Center for the Study of Social Change, Institutions and Policy (SCIP),

Schar School of Policy and Government
George Mason University
3351 North Fairfax Drive, MS 3B1
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: (703) 993-1409
Fax: (703) 993-8215

The Director’s Blog: 


Jack A. Goldstone

Justin Gest

  • “Syria Social Network Analysis,” funded by International Republican Institute (PI)
  • “Naturalize New York,” funded by New York Community Trust (Co-PI)
  • “Naturalize New York,” funded by Robin Hood Foundation (Co-PI)
  • “Migrant Rights Database,” funded by The World Bank (PI)
  • “Refugee Placement Experiment,” funded by Russell Sage Foundation (PI)

Hilton Root

  • “Using complexity theory to revisit International Relations theory”

Trevor Thrall

  • “American generational change and foreign policy attitudes”

Mark Katz

  • “How transnational revolution and social change affect international relations, especially great power relations”