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Social Research Lab

The Social Research Lab can meet all of your data collection and analysis needs. Our passion is providing good data to people so they can make better, more informed decisions.

The SRL is staffed by professionally trained, unbiased researchers who tailor projects to the unique needs of individual clients in the public and private sectors.

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Contact Us

Candelaria Hall 2140
Campus Box 142

Phone: 970-351-3385

josh.packard@unco.edu

Office Hours

8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Monday- Friday

5-Step Thought Leader Program 

The Social Research Lab specializes in working with
speakers and consultants to turn their ideas into science.

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Meet Our Staff  

Josh Packard, Ph.D.

Josh Packard, Ph.D.

Executive Director



Josh earned a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University and is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Northern Colorado. He has an active and applied research agenda relying on university-community partnerships.

Megan Bissell

Megan Bissell

Lead Researcher



Megan currently a Master's student in the Sociology program at the University of Northern Colorado. As an applied sociologist, she studies organizations and systems as well as entrepreneurial practices and principles.

Madison Schoephoerster

Madison Schoephoerster

Graduate Assistant



Maddie earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Bemidji State University and is now working towards her Master’s degree in Applied Sociology at UNC. Her interest is in environmental sociology and social movements.

What We Do

We handle all projects big and small. In recent years contracts have ranged from $500 to $20,000 for large, multi-site data cllection, analysis and reporting. 

Contact us to get a free initial consultation and cost estimate today.

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 Our Clients

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    elca vector

greeley

flagstaff

schools

salida

 new vision

sava

unc

ucc

united way

wra

weld county