- Alternatives to incarceration, their consequences and cost effectiveness.
- Correctional officer safety and wellness, coping mechanisms and intervention programs.
- The impact of the prison experience and facility characteristics on reentry.
- Short- and long-term implications of offender employment, discrimination and redemption.
The "Research and Evaluation on Justice Systems" solicitation should be available on the NIJ website in early 2015. Interested prospective applicants are encouraged to consult with project officers prior to submission. Applicants interested in research on general corrections issues should contact Dr. Marie Garcia at Marie.Garcia@usdoj.gov. Applicants interested in employment and redemption should contact Marilyn Moses at Marilyn.Moses@usdoj.gov. To learn more about NIJ's FY2015 corrections research priorities, go to http://nij.gov/funding/pages/fy15-dear-colleague-corrections.aspx.