Topic: Social Sciences
In nearly a century of activity in the field of economics, the Foundation initiated new research centers and training programs around the world.
The origins and legacy of a research project conducted in the American concentration camps for Japanese Americans.
What began as a philanthropic fund to honor its namesake became an early force in the social sciences.
A new organization played an important part in assisting the Rockefeller Foundation by assembling cooperative studies on the issues of the day.
Partnering with public agencies to encourage efficient administration in state, county, and local governments.
Encouraging cross-cultural knowledge in an interconnected postwar world by shaping new interdisciplinary programs and retooling traditional academic fields.
One philanthropist’s interest in reforming prostitution created a scientific organization focused on connecting sex and crime.
Although known for its work in science, medicine, and health, the Rockefeller Foundation supported a surprising number of performing arts activities.
The mid-20th century was an era influenced by mass communications, and a handful of philanthropic programs sought to tap into the possibilities of film and radio.
A foundation-supported publication challenged McCarthyism and caused a controversy.