Campolo Institute Benefits and Opportunities

The Institute for Applied Research in Social Justice produces the following benefits and opportunities: 

  • Advances the Kingdom of God by developing, from a Christian worldview, practical new approaches and solutions to poverty, oppression and suffering.
  • Enhances the public image of Eastern University by making more visible outstanding Christian research focused on the intersection of faith, reason, and justice.
  • Provides solid empirical and theoretical evidencen for policy makers and Christian organizations regarding amelioration of the persistent issues facing communities around the globe.
  • Provides students and faculty opportunities for applied collaborative research into  of great human need.
  • Creates funding streams for those interested in pursuing research agendas. 
  • Enhances recruitment of students and faculty with interest in research related to social justice.
  • Provides an avenue of funding for graduate research assistantships.