Centers & Institutes

The best ideas arise from collaboration, and Rutgers University–Camden is an incubator for new knowledge. Our centers and institutes support the collaborative work of faculty, students, and visiting scholars as they generate new knowledge that inspires and redefines their fields.

The Arts

Rutgers–Camden delivers opportunities for learning and personal enrichment by providing performances, exhibitions, educational programs, and community projects that inspire an appreciation of the arts.

rutgers–camden Center for the Arts

The Center for the Arts produces and presents year-round programs in visual arts, performing arts, and arts education to advance the role of the arts in pre–K through 12th-grade education.

The Humanitites and Social Sciences

Rutgers–Camden takes the lead in numerous initiatives focused research and service in childhood studies and public history, developing new models for advanced work in both fields.  

Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH)

MARCH supports humanities research, programming, training, and communication throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Maryland, and the District of Colombia.

Institute for Effective Education

The Institute for Effective Education advances research on the strategies and programs that promote best practices in education.

Public Policy and Law

Critical matters of policy and law impacting lives in New Jersey and around the world are addressed by Rutgers–Camden through these academic centers.

Center for State Constitutional Studies

An interdisciplinary institute dedicated to promoting public understanding of American state constitutions and of sub-national constitutions in other federal systems.

Center for Urban Research and Education

Promotes national research on urban issues while training the next generation of urban scholars.

Community Leadership Center

A grant-funded service and research center, helps revitalize urban communities through education, leadership, and community development.  

Rutgers Institute for Information Policy and Law

Studies the legal, economic, and cultural implications of information production, distribution, consumption, and regulation.

Institute for Law and Philosophy

Works to advance knowledge and understanding of philosophically significant legal topics, both in normative legal theory and in analytical jurisprudence.

Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs

Engages public, government, non-profit, and community stakeholders in addressing regional challenges.  

Center for Government Compliance and Ethics

Seeks to advance the application of effective ethics and compliance program principles as an element of public governance at the federal, state, and local levels in the United States and worldwide through a variety of activities including research, education, networking, and thought leadership.

Science

The next generation of innovation in the biosciences and other disciplines is being created at Rutgers–Camden by a talented team of faculty specializing in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and computer science.  

Center for Computational and Integrative Biology

Emphasizes the development of mathematical models for biological systems and the application of the models to data from laboratory and field investigations.