Research Services

The Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute undertakes original scholarship as well as customized research for sponsoring clients, including governmental agencies, educational organizations, and nonprofits.

Services include:

  • Program evaluation and policy analysis
  • Quantitative and qualitative data analysis
  • Survey design
  • Field-based data collection, such as focus groups
  • Needs assessment
  • Research consultation and support

To fully realize our mission, the Institute creates new knowledge that positively advances social equity and leadership development for individuals, organizations, and communities.

Research Principles

Creating a Learning Environment

  • Advance the understandings of emerging models of leadership

Building Collaborative Partnerships

  • Provide shared learning and networking opportunities within the University and the community to empower and develop leaders

Strengthening a Commitment to Results

  • Create positive change that encourages dialogues about the qualities that make leadership for social equity effective

Envisioning a Brighter Future

  • Advance new ideas and solutions