Brown Practitioner Fellows

Application deadline: Thursday, March 31st, 2022, for spring 2023.

CSREA invites artists, media makers, and writers internal to Brown University (tenured and other long-term faculty) whose work focuses on race, ethnicity, and/or indigeneity in the United States and work that connects the U.S. to related transnational contexts, to apply to be a Brown Practitioner Fellow for the spring 2023 academic term. Applicants should be pursuing creative or nonfiction projects that are primarily non-academic in nature. To workshop scholarly works, please see the application for Brown Faculty Fellows.

This program is a virtual spring semester fellowship. The terms of the program may be subject to change.

  • Awardees will receive a $2,500 stipend for a semester-long fellowship and have access to up to $1,000 in research/project funds 
  • Attendance at the virtual Practitioner Fellows Workshop (number of sessions to be determined) is required
  • Participation at an in-person Practitioner Fellows Capstone where participants will present their work is required
  • Fellows are expected to participate in social community-building activities sponsored by the Center (e.g. Wind Down Wednesdays, lectures, events, etc.)


For Brown University faculty of all ranks working on issues of race, ethnicity, and/or indigeneity in the U.S. and in the Americas or in related transnational contexts, who are pursuing creative and nonfiction projects that are non-academic in nature. 

Applicants must:

  • Be a member of the regular faculty
  • Have the support of their Department Chair for the fellowship


Applicants must complete this application form to be fully considered.  Applications will be reviewed by the CSREA Faculty Advisory Board (FAB). Other relevant faculty within or external to Brown may be consulted at the discretion of the FAB. 


Applications for the spring 2023 term are due on Thursday, March 31st, 2022. Awardees will be notified in May 2022. The first convening of the selected cohort of fellows will be in January 2023. 

Questions? Please contact CSREA Program Coordinator, Maggie Murphy.