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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update

The CIERA Offices on Floor 8 of 1800 Sherman Avenue in Evanston, Illinois are closed and inaccessible.

CIERA researchers, educators, students, and staff are all working remotely. If you need to contact a CIERA member, please see our Directory Page. Email is preferred; most office phone lines are not forwarded. The main email address for CIERA is

The University is still operating, but some services are reduced or on hold. Campus events, travel and visitors are cancelled. Spring Quarter classes are being taught online.

We are all adjusting to the new reality of full-time work, research, family-care, and learning/teaching from home. We encourage everyone to care for their well-being in every respect during this period. This serious situation deserves our continued collaboration and calm.

We look forward to welcoming everyone back when normal activities on campus resume.