Research | College of Arts & Sciences | Kent State University

Kent State University is ranked among the nation’s top 74 public high-research universities by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. A&S faculty and students are at the heart of the university’s ground-breaking research and scholarly activity generating more than 50 percent of all extramural funding in the university.

Research and scholarship within the College is both comprehensive and in-depth, encompassing the humanities, social sciences, natural and mathematical sciences through 16 academic departments and several centers and institutes. Our dedicated faculty and students conduct exciting, original research, which not only translates to the Kent State classroom, but addresses some of our most pressing global challenges.


Featured below are some of our recent research and scholarly activities: