The Samuel D. Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity, and Justice | GSE | Rutgers

Making Scholarship Public Workshops

The Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity, and Justice will host a series of workshops that will offer best practices on making scholarship more accessible to the general public. Each session will focus on a different method to extend the reach of your research. In Spring 2021, all workshops will be virtual and free to the general public. 


Writing Opinion Essays

February 18, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

This interactive session will offer steps for crafting op-eds based on your research for a wider audience.

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Turning your Research into Policy/Practice/Research Reports

March 25, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

This interactive session will offer insight into how to turn scholarship into a comprehensive and accessible report that attracts readers beyond an academic audience.  

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Engaging Media with your Research

April 8, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

This interactive session will offer strategies to establish relationships with media personnel and will teach participants how to best pitch their research to the press.

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Writing Grant Proposals

April 29, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

This interactive session will discuss successful grant-writing strategies, and tools for effectively identify funding opportunities that align with your goals and research interests. 

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Read our Quick Guide to Grant Writing for more information about how to write a grant. 


Writing Scholarly Books

May 20, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

This interactive session will teach participants how to organize and write a scholarly, authored book, dedicate time to writing, craft a book proposal, and navigate the book publishing process.

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