CSREA invites tenured and other long term faculty who have been approved by their home institutions to be on a funded scholarly leave to apply to be a Visiting Faculty Fellow for the fall 2023 academic term. Applicants’ scholarship and proposed project should focus on race, ethnicity, and/or indigeneity in the United States and/or work that connects the U.S. to related transnational contexts. Fellows will have access to Brown University resources, have opportunities to present works-in-progress, and will contribute to the intellectual life of CSREA through engaged participation in scholarly and social activities on campus.
This program is an in-person fall semester fellowship. The terms of the program may be subject to change.
Fellows will have access to Brown University resources and are invited to contribute to the academic community. There will be opportunities to present work-in-progress in a public lecture or performance. Projects should focus at least in part on issues of race, ethnicity, and/or indigeneity in the U.S. and work that connects the U.S. to related transnational contexts. Fellows are expected to cover their own expenses (including health benefits) for the duration of their appointment.
- Awardees will receive a $4,500 stipend for a semester-long fellowship and have access to up to $1,000 each in research funds.
- Attendance and participation at the in-person CSREA Research Fellows Seminar (number of sessions to be determined) is required.
- Fellows are expected to participate in social community-building activities sponsored by the Center (e.g. Wind Down Wednesdays, lectures, events, etc.).
- Fellows are expected to cover their own expenses (including health benefits) for the duration of their appointment.
- Be a member of the regular faculty at their home institution
- Be on a funded scholarly leave/sabbatical at their home institution
- Not have previously been a CSREA Visiting Faculty Fellow
Applicants must complete this application form and submit all requested supplementary documents via Interfolio to be fully considered. Submissions via email will not be accepted. 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.
Applicants must submit the following:
- A cover letter discussing what the applicant hopes to achieve during the fellowship period and why being affiliated with CSREA and Brown University would be especially helpful in accomplishing the goals
- A current curriculum vitae (CV)
- A sample of scholarly or creative work (maximum 35 pages)
- A one-page research project abstract (500-800 words)
A more detailed research proposal (1,200-2,000 words, excluding the bibliography).
- The proposal should outline the research that the applicant will pursue during the term of the fellowship.
- One letter of recommendation from a senior colleague from within or outside the applicant's home institution
- One approval/support letter from Department Chair endorsing the application
Applications for the Fall 2023 academic term are due on Friday, April 14, 2023. Awardees will be notified by June 2023. The first convening of the selected cohort of fellows will be in September 2023.
Questions? Please contact CSREA Program Coordinator, Maggie Murphy.