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Apply Now: 2017 PEP Faculty Fellowship

Description: 

Do you want to present your research to audiences beyond the academy, write an effective op-ed piece or policy brief, testify before congress,  or work with community and professional groups?

For more information and to download the application CLICK HERE

As a Public Engagement Faculty Fellow you will:

  • develop a fellowship plan tailored to your expertise and aspirations for reaching broader publics. 
  • receive technical training in communicating with non-academic audiences, cultivate networks to reach those publics, and workshop your policy brief, op-ed piece, blog, or other public engagement product(s). 
  • receive a $1,500 stipend for your research account. 

Selection criteria include:

* Substantial research record

* Research with the potential for significant public impact

* Commitment to developing materials for non-academic audiences during the fellowship period and beyond

"Potential for significant public impact" recognizes the many forms that public engagement can take-e.g., working with media, policy makers, the courts, advocacy groups, or professional and practitioner organizations. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 21, 2016

For more information and to download the application CLICK HERE

For questions about the Fellowship, please contact PEP Director, Amy Schalet at schalet@soc.umass.edu

Date: 

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 5:00pm