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Apply Now: 2017 PEP Faculty Fellowship

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. 


For more information and to download the application CLICK HERE

For questions about the Fellowship, please contact PEP Director, Amy Schalet at

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 5:00pm