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NIJ at the 2024 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences' Annual Meeting

Following are opportunities and resources we have identified as being of interest to attendees of the 2024 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences' Annual Meeting.

Funding Opportunities

NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for research, development, and evaluation projects. Review our open funding solicitations for FY24 as well as insights from Director Nancy La Vigne on how to build a strong proposal and avoid common weaknesses. 

Funding opportunities of interest include:

Panels, Workshops, Roundtables Featuring NIJ 

Wednesday, March 20

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM CT - Overcoming Challenges in Reentry for Formerly Incarcerated Women: An Overview of Recent Research (Social Science Research Analysts Dr. Kyleigh Clark-Moorman and Dr. Danielle Crimmins)

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM CT - Roundtable: Exploring Non-Academic Careers: The Case for Federal Government Service and Impact (Executive Science Advisor Dr. Janine Zweig and Office Directors Dr. Marie Garcia, Dr. Monica Mean, and Dr. Angela Moore) 

Thursday, March 21 – Doctoral Summit

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM CT - Opportunities with Federal Agencies (Director Nancy La Vigne and Senior Science Advisor Dr. Angela Moore, supporting the Summit via the University of Baltimore)

Friday, March 22

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM CT - Improving public access to NIJ-funded research: A request for input on prospective policy changes (Director Nancy La Vigne, Senior Statistician Dr. Elizabeth Goff, and Social Science Research Analyst Dr. Kyleigh Clark-Moorman)

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM CT - Violence and Victimization (Senior Physical Scientist Dr. Joel Hunt)

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM CT - Emerging Scholars, Students, We Want You . . . to Apply for Funding at NIJ! (Senior Science Advisor Dr. Angela Moore)

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM CT - Keynote General Session with NIJ and BJS (Director Nancy La Vigne and BJS Director Kevin M. Scott)

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM CT - Problem-Oriented Policing Strategies (Social Science Research Analysts Dr. Kyleigh Clark-Moorman and Dr. Danielle Crimmins)

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM CT - NIJ's LEADS Scholars: Bridging the Gap Between Police Practice and Research (Director Nancy La Vigne and Physical Scientist Steve Schuetz)

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM CT - Establishing Effective Crime Prevention Strategies in Response to Crime in South Korea and the U.S. (Dr. Marie Garcia, Social Science Analysts Basia Lopez and Dr. Jennifer Grotpeter)

Publications of Interest

NIJ Special Report: Public Mass Shootings Research

Wrongful Convictions: The Literature, the Issues, and the Unheard Voices

NIJ Journal Current Issue on Domestic Radicalization, Violent Extremism, and Terrorism

Gideon at 60: Summarizing A Snapshot of State Public Defense Systems and Paths to System Reform

Research Rooted in Machine Learning Challenges Conventional Thinking About the Pathways to Violent Extremism

Evaluating Victim Services Text and Chat Hotlines: Technology Helps Reach Underserved Populations

“Five Things” briefs on:

NIJ National Research Conference 2024

Building on the success of our 2023 conference in Arlington, Virginia, the theme of our 2024 Research Conference is “advancing justice through science.” The 2024 conference will take place September 16-18, 2024, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Save the date and learn more.

Date Published: March 5, 2024