NIJ seeks proposals for research that will help State, local and tribal criminal justice agencies and their attendant communities to implement programs that prevent or counter all forms of radicalization to violent extremism in the United States. Responses can include explanatory models and hypothesis testing, empirical designs with control groups, thick description, case studies and other scientific contributions to our understanding of domestic radicalization to violent extremism as it occurs in the United States. The proposals should respond to at least one of the following focus areas.
- Re-Examining Radicalization to Violent Extremism Originating in the United States.
- Disengagement and Deradicalization.
- Violent Extremism and Gangs: Analogies and Prevention.
- The Role of the Internet and Online Discourse in Radicalization to Violent Extremism.Evaluations of promising practices to prevent or mitigate radicalization.
Number of Awards: 6
Total Amount Awarded: $3,139,545
A Comparative Study of Violent Extremism and Gangs
An Assessment of Extremist Groups Use of Web Forums, Social Media, and Technology to Enculturate and Radicalize Individuals to Violence
Empirical Assessment of Domestic Disengagement and Deradicalization (EAD3)
Gang Affiliation and Radicalization to Violent Extremism within Somali-American Communities
Radicalization on the Internet: Virtual Extremism in the US from 2012-2017
Research and Evaluation on Domestic Radicalization to Violent Extremism: Research to Support Exit USA
- NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories
- W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System, Fiscal Year 2021
- Research and Evaluation on a National Model for Technical Violations, Fiscal Year 2021