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CASBS @ Stanford brings together deep thinkers from diverse disciplines and communities to advance understanding of the full range of human beliefs, behaviors, interactions, and institutions. A leading incubator of human-centered knowledge, CASBS facilitates collaborations across academia, policy, industry, civil society, and government to collectively design a better future.

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Call for Nominations

CASBS & its partner Sage announce that nominations are open for the next Sage-CASBS Award, recognizing achievement in the social & behavioral sciences that advances our understanding of pressing social issues. Deadline Sept. 16.


Institute on Diversity Participants Announced

The second annual institute convenes for two weeks in June 2024. CASBS fellows Mary Murphy (2015-16) and Sylvia Perry (2022-23) return as its co-directors.


Organizations Institute Participants Announced

The sixth cohort of the institute, comprised of 16 early career scholars, will join co-directors Robert Gibbons and Woody Powell at the Center for two weeks in July.

Special Event

New Building Dedicated

In fall 2023, CASBS dedicated the first new building erected on its campus since the Center opened in 1954. The event marked the culmination of a near-decade process and heralds a new era of cross-disciplinary collaboration.

Research Programs

Support for Social Science of Caregiving Project

A CASBS project is rethinking the philosophical, biological, psychological, political, and economic foundations of care and caregiving. It will generate a cross-disciplinary synthesis, develop a general theory of care, and inform policy discussions.


Announcing the 2024-25 CASBS Fellows

The class is comprised of 35 scholars and practitioners representing 14 U.S. institutions and 12 international institutions and programs.

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