Research Centers and Institutes

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is home to a number of academic centers and institutes dedicated to promoting the mission of the College within their areas of concentration. They include Enterprise Technology, Global Interdisciplinary Studies, Center for Peace and Justice, Russian Area Studies, Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships, Asian Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Latin American Studies, the Ryan Center for the Study of Free Institutions and the Public Good, The Theology Institute and the Villanova Center for Liberal Education. In addition to offering courses, the centers and institutes host lectures and other special events, and may publish journals.