What We Do
Since 1967, the Center for Urban Studies at Wayne State University has conducted research and provided support to scholars, community organizations, businesses, municipalities, foundations, non-profits and others throughout Southeastern Michigan.
The following sections summarize the research and service capabilities of the Center. It provides an overview and examples of the capabilities of the Center. It is not exhaustive, but does indicate the ways we can work with scholars and organizations to answer key research questions.
- Program Evaluation
- Logic Model Development
- Policy Analysis & Advocacy
- Data Collection & Analysis
- Geographic Information Systems / Mapping
Join our Research Team at the Center!
The Center for Urban Studies is comprised of a diverse group of committed individuals, working together to make positive contributions to urban life in Southeastern Michigan and across many communities. Our programs and research initiatives address a variety of issues, including urban safety, healthy homes, overdose prevention, and the evaluation of statewide early childhood and special education programs. Please consider becoming a part of this important work by applying for one of the available positions below.
Current Available Positions:
Student Assistant - Telephone Interviewer
Call Center Interviewer
Overdose Rescue Trainer - AmeriCorps Community Training for Overdose Rescue (ACT) program
You can apply to other job openings at the Center for Urban Studies at Wayne State University's hiring site. Navigate to the 'Search postings' in the left navigation panel and use code 'H6614' in the 'Department' section to find all openings at the Center for Urban Studies.