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 Please see the following webpage for a list of upcoming International Conferences:
http://www.acjs.org/pubs/167_2105_13934.cfm

 

Criminal Justice Policy Review
Call for Paper - Special Issue:
Justice-Involved Veterans

Submission Deadline: August 14, 2015

Criminal Justice Policy Review (SAGE Publications) is a peer-reviewed journal committed to the study of criminal justice policy through quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methodological approaches. For more information about Criminal Justice Policy Review, please go to http://cjp.sagepub.com.

The journal currently is soliciting manuscripts for a special issue on justice-involved veterans.  Manuscripts considered for this special issue could:

  • present exploratory, descriptive, explanatory, or evaluation research focusing on justice-involved veterans;
  • examine justice-involved veterans at any stage of justice system processing (e.g., arrest, pre-trial, conviction, sentencing, incarceration, and community corrections); and/or
  • study justice-involved veterans being processed in problem-solving or specialized courts (e.g., veterans’ courts).

All submitted manuscripts should contain discussion of relevant implications for criminal justice policy and practice.

The online submission and review system for Criminal Justice Policy Review is available at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/cjpr. Manuscripts should be submitted in current APA format (Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association). Further questions can be directed to Paul Lucas, Managing Editor, at p.a.lucas@iup.edu or 724-357-2720.
Post Date: February 28, 2015


JQCJC Call for Editor

The Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice & Criminology (JQCJC), a peer-reviewed, international journal, is seeking a new Editor for a three-year term 2016-2018, which is renewable. JQCJC has a noted Editorial Board, charged with the mission of publishing high quality original qualitative research manuscripts, qualitative methods articles, and book reviews relevant to both qualitative research and methodologies. The ideal candidate will be a well-respected qualitative researcher in the field of Criminal Justice and/or Criminology with a history of publishing in a variety of journals. The candidate should also be able to demonstrate institutional support. To apply, please send your letter of interest and your current CV to the chair of the search committee Dr. Jiletta Kubena jlkubena@ollusa.edu.
Post Date: February 11, 2015

 

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)
65th Annual Meeting
Program Theme: Removing the Mask, Lifting the Veil: Race, Class, and Gender in the 21st Century
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL

August 21-23, 2015

President: Marlese Durr, Wright State University
President-Elect: David A. Smith, University of California, Irvine
Executive Officer: Héctor Delgado, University of LaVerne
Website: www.sssp1.org
Call for Papers Deadline: January 31, 2015
Post Date: January 13, 2015

 

NSF Ethics and Digital Forensics Conference

The National Science Foundation  (NSF) and Alabama Cyber Research Consortium (ALCRC) are hosting the first conference focused on a discussion of the ethics, and creation of uniform guidelines, associated with Digital Forensics. Prominent keynote speakers include Earnest McDuffie, Michael Losavio, Mark Pollitt, Marcus Rogers, David Ozar, Deborah Johnson, Keith Miller and Deirdre Mulligan.  Students are encouraged to attend and compete in the poster competition (with cash awards).  The conference will be held May 13-15, 2015 on the NSF campus in Arlington VA.  For travel, hotel and conference registration and information please visit: http://edfc.thecenter.uab.edu. You can also contact John Sloan prof@ua.edu, Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar kseigspell@ua.edu or Mark Lanier mmlanier@ua.edu for additional information.
Post Date: November 23, 2014

 

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
Using the Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Mathematics to Study Crime

The program is funded by the National Science Foundation. It will be held June 3 to July 24, 2015, on campus at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). This will be Year 6 of 6 for the program. The website contains a recruiting flyer and the application file (with instructions). The website address is: http://www.cis.uab.edu/UABCrimeREU.

The application deadline is January 30, 2015.
Post Date: November 20, 2014

 

NIJ Research Assistantship Program

NIJ’s Research Assistantship Program (RAP) is designed to support criminal justice research. It also helps attract highly qualified doctoral students to graduate programs in criminal justice and the field of criminal justice research. Under the RAP, NIJ provides financial support to participating universities for costs associated with research assistants enrolled in criminal justice degree programs who then work at NIJ and participate in NIJ’s criminal justice research activities.

NIJ is undertaking efforts to nurture and grow the pool of researchers involved in criminal justice research as well as activities that support the research endeavor itself. These efforts include increasing resources devoted to supporting graduate education for persons pursuing a career in criminology and criminal justice studies and other disciplines engaged in research on and teaching about criminal justice topics. NIJ’s efforts to build the research field and support the research endeavor include support of research assistantships.

These assistantships involve working with staff at NIJ (and other federal partners and collaborators) working on research and evaluation studies. We are currently conducting outreach to a number of research-based doctoral programs and associations across the U.S. where doctoral students may be interested in applying for these assistantships. Be advised that NIJ only accepts RAP applicant packets where the student’s graduate program director (GPD) has agreed to nominate the student. The deadline for candidate submissions by GPDs is 5:00 PM ET January 23, 2015. For more information on NIJ’s RAP program, please go to http://nij.gov/funding/Pages/research-assistantship.aspx.

We hope the information provided is valuable to you along with your colleagues and ultimately, your students. If you have any questions or need clarification, please do not hesitate to contact the RAP manager at NIJ_RAP@usdoj.gov.
Post Date: September 25, 2014