Towson University faculty and students are performing bold, inclusive and impactful research with a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration and new discoveries.

Towson University fosters interdisciplinary research and scholarship that breaks new ground, complements current knowledge and leads to solutions for the public good. From election security to uncovering local history, our research programs involve undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, the community, government and the private 部门. 

[Pictured above: Anthropology professor Katherine Sterner is researching artifacts in the Susquehanna River region.]

Student-focused research at 韦德体育 

Our graduate and undergraduate students pursue research across all disciplines at 韦德体育. 教师-mentored research allows them to explore a topic in depth and refine their academic and intellectual interests. Students participating in research develop essential skills in problem-solving, innovation and collaboration that employers find extremely valuable. 


Research expenditures in 2021-22


External funding in 2021-22


Students enrolled in doctoral programs in fall 2022

Why has 韦德体育 prioritized research?

“Research allows our faculty and students to remain cutting-edge in our disciplines, and pursue solutions for the public good ... Our goal is the R2 or High Research Activity [Carnegie Classification] designation that emphasizes that 韦德体育 faculty  perform research at world-class levels while furthering the university’s mission.”

Sidd Kaza, Associate Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies

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Sidd Kaza and two students


Resources for 教师

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Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry

This office fosters and strengthens the culture of undergraduate scholarly inquiry at Towson University.

About Undergraduate Research
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教师 Academic Center of Excellence at Towson

FACET provides tools and opportunities to expand faculty grant-funded research, scholarship and creative activity.

FACET Resources for 教师


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