Researcher Development Institute

Program Details

The Fellowship Program will be based on the Researcher Development Framework (RDF). The RDF Model focuses on research and professional development in four distinct domains:

  • Knowledge and intellectual abilities
  • Personal effectiveness
  • Research governance and organization
  • Engagement, influence and impact

During their fellowship, fellows will carry out a proposed project and receive financial and logistical support from the CJR-RDI leadership team. The scope of projects should reflect approximately 60-120 hours/year of the fellows’ time, including project design, preparation, implementation, and wrap-up.

CJR Rising Scholars Researcher Development Program Priorities:

  • Building and sustaining diversity in solutions-oriented criminal or social justice research
  • Establishing network for systemic change in the preparation of culturally-competent graduate students and faculty researchers
  • Monthly instructor-led training workshops for project-based learning with a small cohort of faculty and graduate students in the area of diversion program evaluation

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We are now accepting applications for the CJR Rising Scholars Researcher Development Program

We are excited to announce that we are currently accepting applications for our inaugural cohort of the Researcher Development Program, which will be due on May 1st, 2022