Angela L. Walden Wins the Native Children's Research Exchange(NCRE) Scholar



This award provides support for advanced graduate and post-doctoral scholars whose research is focused on Native American children's development. The award includes year-long mentorship with an established researcher in the scholar's area of focus and funding for training opportunities and travel to visit their mentor. As a NCRE Scholar, Angela is working with two Native American research mentors, Amy West (Southern Cheyenne; University of Illinois at Chicago) and Tessa Evans-Campbell (Snohomish; University of Washington) to assist her in planning research focused on Native American adolescents and families living in Chicago.

The mission of the Native Children’s Research Exchange NCRE is to bring together researchers studying child and adolescent development in American Indian and Alaska Native communities in the U.S. and Canada. ...

The Native Children’s Research Exchange ... brings together researchers studying child development from birth through emerging adulthood in Native communities. NCRE provides opportunities for the open exchange of information and ideas and for building collaborative relationships, supporting new investigators, and disseminating knowledge about Native children’s development.  Supporting the career development of junior faculty and graduate students, particularly those who are American Indian, Alaska Native, or First Nations tribal community members, is central to NCRE’s mission. ...

A primary goal of the NCRE Scholars program is to support Scholars in building independent research portfolios by producing a publishable paper or grant application.

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