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About Us

The Maryland Institute for Policy, Analysis, and Research (MIPAR) is a research unit housed in UMBC’s Center for Social Science Scholarship Watch our video to learn more about who we are!

The mission of MIPAR is to assist faculty members and departments in obtaining funding for their research and administering awards.  MIPAR also provides a formal mechanism for linking the analytical resources of the university with policy makers in the state and throughout the nation, using the expertise of distinguished faculty from UMBC and other universities.

For further information, please contact Deb Geare, Associate Director.