The school was founded in 1895 for the “betterment of society” and from its early years has had an extraordinary impact on the development of the social sciences and the development of public policy.
The LSE as now become one of the foremost social science universities in the world, counting many world leaders and Nobel prizewinners among its distinguished alumni.
The data and content for the new site will be authored and managed by the LSE’s US Centre. A hub for global expertise, analysis and commentary on America. Who’s mission is to promote policy-relevant and internationally-oriented scholarship to meet the growing demand for fresh analysis and critical debate on the United States.
Chris Gilson (Managing Editor LSE USAPP) Comments: The LSE US Centre is very happy to be working with SOAK on our State of the States project. One of the US Centre’s aims is to increase the public’s understanding of American politics and SOAK’s design-oriented approach was a great fit for this project which will give people information about what’s going on in each US state in an easily accessible way ahead of the crucial 2018 midterm elections.
"SOAK's design-oriented approach was a great fit for this project. The solution will provide immersive insights and information on each state ahead of the crucial 2018 midterm elections"