About CRI

About CRI

Community Research Institute is a partnership of Charleston Southern University College of Business and Abbey Research, designed to conduct academically sound research to provide evidence based solutions to the community.

These projects are spearheaded by the staff of Abbey Research – Dr. Kristen Donnelly and Dr. Erin Hinson, researchers with over 30 years of combined experience in the business, academic, and non-profit sectors. They specialize in gathering and analyzing data so organizations can make informed strategic decisions.