The Center for Inequality Dynamics (CID) is an open and multidisciplinary research center, bringing together students and faculty from a variety of fields, including sociology, economics, public policy, social work, philosophy, education, and others. It pursues cutting-edge research and innovative teaching on one of the central societal challenges of our time: social inequality. With a focus on the dynamics of social inequality, CID’s scientific mission is to develop a better understanding of changes and stability in social inequality across time, generations, and sociopolitical contexts. The center also helps expands the social scientific data infrastructure available to support research on these topics and increases the accessibility of high-quality data for inequality researchers everywhere.

Construction is complete!

The new CID Studio space was completed and passed inspection as of September 9, 2020. We are currently working on furnishing the space so it is ready for use when we are allowed to re-open.

A New Way to Collaborate

Our partners in Architecture have visualized use-case scenarios for the studio. Most important among these is a space that allows for collaboration among students.

A Place to Present

The studio will be mutli-functional, offering a range of ways to use the space. One such way will be to turn the collaboration area into a presentation area.

Social Distancing

The break in construction allowed our architects time to come up with a new socially-distanced layout for the studio. When we are able to open, we will easily be able to follow new social distancing guidelines for the safety of our affiliates.

CID to host the 2023 RC28 Summer Meeting

We are delighted to announce that CID has been selected to host the RC28 Summer Meeting in 2023 at U-M. The meeting will bring both domestic and international inequality scholars to campus.