Center for the Humanities: The UC Merced Center for the Humanities fosters individual and collaborative research in the humanities and allied fields.
Director: Dr. Ignacio López-Calvo
Nicotine and Cannabis Policy Center (NCPC): The mission of the NCPC is to gather, understand and promote the thoughts and feelings of rural California residents on current tobacco and cannabis policy.
Director: Dr. Anna Song
UC Merced Community and Labor Center: The UC Merced Community and Labor Center conducts research and education on issues of community, labor and employment.
San Joaquin Valley Center for Community Air Assessment and Injustice Reduction (SJV CC-AIR)
Director: Dr. Asa Bradman
Center for Analytic Political Engagement (CAPE)
Director: Dr. Nathan Monroe