Centers & Institutes - CAS

As a world-class university in the heart of downtown Boston, Suffolk University is home to a rich array of scholarly centers and institutes. The work conducted here has a regional, national, and global impact.

Center for Restorative Justice

The Center for Restorative Justice sponsors and participates in a variety of events designed to foster constructive, creative dialogue about current and potential applications of restorative justice.

Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability

The Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES) brings together science, business, social sciences, and the arts to tackle some of the most critical environmental issues of the 21st century.

Center for Women's Health and Human Rights

The Center for Women's Health and Human Rights (CWHHR) at Suffolk University is the first academic institute in the United States to focus on women's health and human rights in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and public policy.

Ford Hall Forum

The Ford Hall Forum is the nation's oldest free, public, lecture series. Its mission is to foster an informed and effective citizenry and to promote freedom of speech through public presentation of lectures, debates, and discussions.

Poetry Center

The Suffolk University Poetry Center, located in a dedicated room of the new Mildred Sawyer Library, encourages and supports the study and practice of poetry and related creative writing among our students.

Political Research Center

The Suffolk University Political Research Center, established in 2002, conducts statewide polls and bellwether survey analyses in Massachusetts, other states, and nationally.

Suffolk University Gallery

The Suffolk University Gallery exhibits work from the Art & Design Department's students and faculty, as well as curated thematic exhibitions by professional artists and accompanying educational programming.