The University of North Carolina - Charlotte (UNC-Charlotte) has been awarded a Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program in the area of Crime Analytics from the National Science Foundation.  Briefly, 10 undergraduate students will be selected to work on data-driven research with faculty in the Criminal Justice and Criminology, Geography, and Computer Science Departments at UNC-Charlotte.  Among many other benefits, students will receive a $5,000 stipend and will have their housing provided on campus (see attachment for more detail).

The website where students learn more about the REU and apply to the program is located at:


If you or your students have questions about the program, feel free to contact:


Michael Turner, Principal Investigator



Beth Bjerregaard, Co-Principal Investigator



Matthew Phillips, Co-Principal Investigator/Project Director