Researcher Development Institute

Program Eligibility

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Doctoral students and tenure-track faculty, who have demonstrated an extensive commitment to criminal justice research and are interested in exploring culturally relevant solutions to issues in the field. Applicants must be residing in the United States, or a United States territory, for the duration of the fellowship term.

As part of the program, fellows will receive:

  • Quarterly instructor-led interactive sessions based on the researcher development framework
  • Support, educational resources, and networking with expert researchers in justice-related fields and the CJR Team
  • $2500 Honorarium towards conference travel.

  • Travel expenses to attend the in-person Summit
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Fellows are expected to:

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We are now accepting applications for the The Hidden Curriculum Fellowship

We are excited to announce that we are currently accepting applications for the third cohort, which will be due by February 29, 2024 (11:59pm CST).