The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) within the United States Department of Justice is seeking applications for their W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship for Research on Race, Gender, Culture and Crime program.
The primary objective of NIJ’s W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship is to advance the field of knowledge regarding the confluence of crime, justice, and culture in various societal contexts.
Applicants should propose research that focuses on the impact of culture at various points of intersection with the criminal justice system. Proposals should include explicit statements discussing how the proposed research follows the Du Boisian tradition of multidisciplinary scientific inquiry and how it will propel the criminal justice research field forward.
Prospective fellows should:
- Possess a terminal degree in their respective field;
- Have received a terminal degree within the six years prior to September 30, 2014; or
- Not have been awarded tenure by September 30, 2014.