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Wanted: Answers and Impact

As a research university, we have a responsibility to seek fundamental truths and develop solutions to society’s most pressing problems. The impact of our work can be felt from the streets of Worcester to the savannas of Africa and the Arctic tundra.

Math Professor Jackie Dresch is photographed in a lab on the campus of Clark University on January 27, 2016. Photo by Matthew Healey for Clark University

Teachers. Mentors. Pioneers.

Faculty Research

From Siberia to China to downtown Worcester, our faculty members follow their curiosity in many directions as they pursue their research. Their groundbreaking discoveries shape not only their respective fields, but also their lessons and lectures in the classroom.

Our Stories

Alumnus feels the pull of Holocaust history

Gift helps advance doctoral research efforts at Strassler Center

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Ruiz finds perfect storm for her geography skills

Clark student hopes to work in hurricane-damaged Houston

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Strassler event wrestles with memory, oppression

Scholars assess historical and psychological factors of mass trauma

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Strassler event wrestles with memory, oppression

Scholars assess historical and psychological factors of mass trauma

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Political scientist publishes ‘Insurgent Women’

Book examines women’s roles in combat in Ukraine, Middle East, Colombia

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Professor recognized for Latino/a politics work

Heather Silber Mohamed receives Early Career Award at Chicago conference

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Alumnus feels the pull of Holocaust history

Gift helps advance doctoral research efforts at Strassler Center

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Grandfather's illness inspired her academic path

Student researches causes, treatments of debilitating diseases

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Moms ask Clark to examine Holliston’s water issues

Residents wonder: Is children’s health at risk?

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Students receive Fulbright, prestigious honors

Awards will support postgraduate, study abroad work

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Ruiz finds perfect storm for her geography skills

Clark student hopes to work in hurricane-damaged Houston

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Alumni panel brings advice to Academic Spree Day

Steinbrecher-Anton fellows describe their personal and professional paths

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Hands-on. Minds-on.

Undergraduate Research

Clark undergraduates work side-by-side with faculty researchers as part of a process we call elbow teaching — collaborating closely to make essential scholarly contributions. How will you make a difference?

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Question Everything

Graduate Research

As part of Clark’s vibrant community of daring thinkers, you’ll collaborate with faculty experts and talented, insightful peers. Your research will become part of an essential body of knowledge that advances understanding and creates a positive impact.