NIJ Solicitation: Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), is pleased to announce the 6-week extension of the solicitation Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System. With this solicitation, NIJ aims to promote multidisciplinary research in three distinct purpose areas. NIJ anticipates up to $4.5 million will be available in FY 2017 to fund multiple awards across the three categories:
* Category 1: Stress and Trauma: Competition ID: NIJ-2017-12040
* Category 2: Impact of Parental Jail Incarceration: Competition ID: NIJ-2017-12041
* Category 3: Children Exposed to Violence: Competition ID: NIJ-2017-12042
Applications are now due on May 8, 2017.
Download the solicitation (pdf, 42 pages).
Journal of Collateral Consequences of Conviction and Reentry
A new journal has recently been developed and is now accepting submissions. The Journal of Collateral Consequences of Conviction and Reentry is the first peer-reviewed outlet specifically devoted to the issues of collateral consequences and reentry. The central objective of the journal is to strengthen the role of research in the formulation of collateral consequence and reentry policy. The journal will encourage submissions of both empirical and essay/review manuscripts within the areas of collateral consequences and reentry. Specific aims and guidelines can be viewed at jcccr.org.
International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences
Manuscript Reviewers Needed - The International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences (IJCJS), a peer-reviewed open access journal focusing on contemporary issues in criminology, criminal justice and victimology, is currently seeking manuscript reviewers. As the official journal of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) it provides a publication outlet for established and emerging researchers worldwide. IJCJS is indexed by SCOPUS, ProQuest, and EBSCO, among others.
If you are interested in serving as a manuscript reviewer or if you would like to submit a manuscript for consideration, please contact Dr. Curtis R. Blakely, Managing Editor, Truman State University, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Issue: Offender Reentry and Reintegration
Corrections: Policy, Practice, and Research is a peer-reviewed journal with a broad correctional focus encompassing a wide range of relevant topics and innovative approaches from new theoretical perspectives and research findings to their implications for improving policy and practice. Both national and international in scope, the journal addresses these issues and challenges as they relate to sentencing, prisons, jails, and community corrections. A wide range of topics are considered and include, but are not limited to: prisons, jails, probation and parole, inmate/client and staff experiences, reentry transition, sentencing policies and practices, the death penalty, comparative corrections, correctional treatment, decarceration, educational and vocational programming, and privatization. All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymous refereeing by two anonymous referees.
The CPPR is currently soliciting manuscripts for a special issue on offender reentry and reintegration. Manuscripts considered for publication in this special issue can focus on a variety of topics, including but not limited to: 1) recent trends in prison populations and community-based supervision; 2) policies on offender reentry and reintegration; 3) barriers to effective reentry and reintegration; 4) evaluation and impact of reentry and reintegration programs; and 5) recidivism of released offenders. Qualitative or quantitative methodologies, or policy analysis and evaluation strategies, should be utilized for considered manuscript.
Manuscripts should be submitted electronically to https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/cppr. Manuscripts should be no more than 40 double-spaced pages, Times New Roman, 12 point font, 1” margins. No color pictures, graphs or tables should be included. Authors should follow all formatting guidelines of the APA Publication Manual, 6th Edition. Questions should be directed to Editor, Dr. Wes Johnson, email@example.com, or Associate Editor, Dr. Cathy Marcum, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submission Deadline: June 15, 2017
Annie E. Casey Foundation Announcements
The Annie E. Casey Foundation would like to share a few updates with you about three upcoming opportunities that may be beneficial to you or others in your network. We encourage you to share these opportunity with individuals in your professional networks and/or higher education.
1) Emerging Scholars Initiative - Application Deadline has passed.
Up to three 12-month awards of $10,000 each will be made to emerging scholars of color as part of the Emerging Scholars Initiative of the Annie E. Casey Foundation (www.aecf.org). The target recipients are scholars of color in the late stage of their doctorate program (in the process of completing their dissertation with all coursework and exams completed) or early professional careers (completed their doctoral studies within the previous five years). Up to three individuals will be awarded $10,000 to pursue research utilizing data from the Making Connections Survey. For full details, please see or forward the information below and attached. Let us know if you have any additional questions.
2) Applications for the Second Cohort of Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity (LEEAD) Scholars will open in the Spring of 2017
The LEEAD Program develops a pipeline of diverse underrepresented minority leaders in equitable evaluation who will advance the field of evaluation. This nine-month evaluation pipeline training program consists of three essential components: (1) enrollment in credit-bearing course modules; (2) meaningful mentorships from senior experts; and (3) a practicum placement at a research organization, think tank, foundation or private firm. We are seeking talented, mid-career scholars from underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups. For full eligibility requirements and more information, please see flier attached. If you would like to sign up to receive email updates regarding the application timeline and next steps, please email email@example.com to be included in our monthly listserv.
3) The Advancing Collaborative Evaluation (ACE) Network will launch a Call for Qualifications in the Spring of 2017
The ACE Network is comprised of highly experienced underrepresented minority evaluation experts that represent a wide range of methodological backgrounds and possess substantive skills, either as independent evaluators or leaders of small evaluation firms. To be selected for the ACE Network, evaluators go through a rigorous vetting process involving submissions of credentials, work samples and publications and a detailed questionnaire, which requests information about experience and achievements as well as methodological and substantive competencies in evaluation. Selected candidates are then entered into a database, which is consulted during the search process for evaluation contracts. Please see attached for more details. If interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign-up to our monthly listserv, and receive application and timeline updates on the Call for Qualifications.
Justice Quarterly Review
Call for Papers
Justice Quarterly, an official journal of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, is inaugurating annual thematic special issues commencing with Volume 34 (2017).
Jeffery Ulmer, the new JQ Special Issues Editor, is pleased to invite submissions for the first special issue: Police and Minority Communities. We invite manuscripts that examine topics such as:
· Police behavior and discretion toward minority individuals, including differential use of force and arrest decisions
· Relations between police and communities of color
· Organizational dimensions of policing and their consequences for minority communities
· Consequences of police policy for people of color, as well as other, similar lines of inquiry
· Police accountability and oversight
We will consider theoretical as well as empirical papers, and we welcome quantitative, qualitative, and multimethod research. All submissions will be subject to peer review and are due no later than April 30th, 2017. Please submit manuscripts through the Scholar One system following the basic instructions for Justice Quarterly Submissions. In your cover letter please note that your submission is specifically for Justice Quarterly Review so that it is assigned to the Special Issues Editor. If you have questions, please submit them to Jeffery Ulmer by email at JTU100@psu.edu.
For more information about Justice Quarterly, please visit www.tandfonline.com/rjqy.
Justice Quarterly uses ScholarOne Manuscripts to manage the submission and peer review process. To submit your manuscript please visit JQ’s submission page.
Journal of Knowledge and Best Practices in
Juvenile Justice & Psychology
Special Issue: School-to-Prison Pipeline
CALL FOR PAPERS
The College of Juvenile Justice
and Psychology at Prairie View A&M University invites papers for
publication in the special issue of Journal of Knowledge and Best
Practices in Juvenile Justice & Psychology. The journal seeks
relevant research for the academic and practitioner communities of juvenile
justice, psychology, and criminal justice relating to the policies and practices that push at-risk school children
out of classrooms and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems.
The editorial staff is soliciting both qualitative and quantitative articles on
minority youth and school-to-prison pipeline, zero-tolerance policies in
schools path to jail, school resource officers and the link to
school-to-prison-pipeline, racial inequality in schools and
school-to-prison-pipeline, intervention and prevention to stop the trend, and
other related-topics. The journal is published in hard copy and electronically.
All articles submitted for publication review should be sent electronically to
the senior editor email@example.com.
The articles should follow the APA style and be typed in 12 point
The deadline for submission is July 15, 2017. All submissions must be
done electronically and manuscripts will be promptly refereed. Reviewing will
be double-blind. In submitting their manuscript, authors acknowledge
that no paper will be submitted to another journal during the review period.
For publication in Journal
of Knowledge and Best practices in Juvenile justice & Psychology:
1. The title of all
papers should be centered and typed in caps on the first page with 12 point
2. The title page must
include the name, affiliation, title/academic rank, phone number, and the email
address of the author (s).
3. Submit an electronic copy in MS
Word as an attachment to co-editor: firstname.lastname@example.org
maximum of 30 pages with references and tables. The submission must be
4. All papers must be
typed, single-spaced, on regular 8.5" x 11" paper, and fully
justified with margins set to 1-inch top, bottom, left, and right with 12 point
font and must follow the APA style.
should be placed before references. Articles that meet the above requirements
will be published in the forthcoming special issue of Journal of Knowledge
and Best Practices in Juvenile Justice & Psychology.
L. Brown, Ph.D.
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of knowledge
and Best practices in Juvenile Justice & Psychology
of Juvenile Justice and Psychology
Sesha Kethineni, Ph.D. (Special
Professor & Department Head,
Department of Justice
College of Juvenile Justice &
Prairie View A&M University
P.O. Box 519; MS2600
Prairie View, TX 77466
The Center for Educational Measurement at Excelsior College is seeking subject-matter experts in criminal justice to develop original test items for five new associate-level examinations: Intro to Criminal Justice, Intro to Criminal Justice Administration, Intro to Criminal Procedure, Intro to Corrections and Intro to Law Enforcement. Qualified item writers must be currently teaching one of these courses at an American accredited institution of higher education, and must have at least a masters degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or related field.