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Membership Opportunity 

Special Issue: Crime & Justice During the Corona Virus Pandemic

The American Journal of Criminal Justice, housed in the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice at the University of North Florida, has just released a special thematic issue “Crime and Justice During the Corona Virus Pandemic.” This special issue features 21 timely contributions from leading social scientists on a wide range of related topics, including crime trends during the pandemic, hate crime, domestic violence, policing during the virus and social ordinances enforcement, court challenges, and the crisis to corrections presented by COVID-19. Additional topics addressed include challenges presented by the virus to rural criminal justice systems, immigration during the pandemic, cybercrime, and the need for a national COVID-19 crime and justice research agenda. All articles are available at https://link.springer.com/journal/12103/onlineFirst

Please direct inquires to AJCJ Editor J. Mitchell Miller at mitch.miller@unf.edu

NSF-Funded Online Survey

As a tenured/tenure-track faculty member at a U.S. college or university, we invite you to participate in a NSF-funded online survey about how your research is evaluated by other faculty in your department. Your participation will help us identify areas to improve faculty evaluation practices at colleges and universities across the U.S.

The survey will take approximately 20-25 minutes to complete and you will receive a $20 Amazon gift card for your participation

If you are willing to participate:

  • Now, we are only asking you to complete a brief 1 - 2 min screening survey to determine if you are eligible to participate.
  • In 1-2 weeks, you will receive a link to the full survey. 
  • The survey will be available through June 15th for completion. 

Screening Survey Link:  https://umich.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8HComSxSila4ryu 

We hope you will participate as your input is unique and cannot be replaced.

If you have any questions or would like more information about the study, please contact our study coordinator, Dr. Petal Grower, at faculty.eval.study@umich.edu.