How Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships Are Redefining How We Study Crime

Game Change: How Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships Are Redefining How We Study Crime

Source: 

National Institute of Justice

Author(s): 

John H. Laub, Jeff Rojek, Tami Sullivan, & Vivian Tseng

When researchers and practitioners work side by side, they can maximize their problem-solving abilities. The research partner can focus on the data and the science; the practitioner can focus on interpreting the findings and applying them in the field. In the plenary panel, panelists described the benefits, challenges and pitfalls of researcher-practitioner partnerships with a focus on the financial benefits to the practitioner.

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