Northeastern’s wide variety of centers advance issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging through research, programming, development, and lectures for the Northeastern community.
Just one piece of the many centers offered at Northeastern.
See below for an exhaustive list of all centers at Northeastern.
Boston Research Center
A digital community history and archives lab focused on bringing Boston’s deep neighborhood and community histories to light through technology.
Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict
Research that seeks solutions to problems of hostility and hatred arising from inter-group conflict and differences.
Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research (CATLR)
Inspiring, equipping, and connecting educators to create transformative and inclusive learning environments.
Center for Atypical Language Interpreting (CALI)
Training interpreters in specialized skills to serve Deaf and DeafBlind persons with atypical language.
Center for Community Health Education, Research and Service (CCHERS)
Improving health professions education and healthcare delivery to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health.
Center for Inclusive Computing
Increasing the representation of all people—in particular, women—who study and work in computer sciences.
Center for Intercultural Engagement
Fostering a sense of belonging for all students at Northeastern by centering historically marginalized individuals and communities.
Center for International Affairs and World Cultures
Advancing interdisciplinary scholarship, programs of study, and transnational linkages.
Center for STEM Education
Supporting educators, researchers, and students to strengthen the K-20 STEM ecosystem, with an emphasis on underrepresented populations locally and nationally.
Center for Student Involvement (CSI)
Offering educational and social co-curricular opportunities to enhance the experiential learning and development of Northeastern students.
Center of Community Service (CCS)
Connecting community assets with university resources to strengthen collaboration and create a more just world.
Center on Crime and Community Resilience
Helping disadvantaged communities through research to develop innovative and effective policy solutions.
Disability Resource Center (DRC)
Ensuring that students with disabilities have equal access to the academic experience at Northeastern.
Dukakis Center on Urban and Regional Policy
Working with policy-makers and communities to implement strategies that improve the quality of life and social justice for all people.
Promoting ethical reflection about a variety of issues and challenges in contemporary life.
Institute of Health Equity and Social Justice Research
Focused on preventing and reducing health disparities associated with race, gender, neighborhood, immigration status, sexual orientation, and other stigmatized or marginalized statuses.
Institute on Race and Justice
Conducting nationally recognized research and providing leadership on race and justice issues.
Middle East Center
Supporting research and cultivating links between Northeastern University and scholars and universities in the Middle East.