NCPMI Fellows


About the Fellows Program

The National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations (NCPMI) is pleased to announce the application process for our second cohort of Fellows. NCPMI fellows will have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of activities including, but not limited to, developing training materials, providing training, summarizing research, collaborating on research activities, and developing policy materials. Each fellow will be matched with a center faculty who will serve as their mentor and collaborator. The fellow and mentor will create a professional development plan based on the fellow’s goals.

Doctoral students as well as recent doctoral graduates (completed their doctoral program since 2015) are eligible.

Address any inquiries regarding the application to Mary Louise Hemmeter at

Deadline for the application is: June 30, 2020

Center Faculty

Erin Barton, PhD, BCBA-D

Kathryn Bigelow, PhD

Judith Carta, PhD

Glen Dunlap, PhD

Lise Fox, PhD

Mary Louise Hemmeter, PhD


Phillip Strain, PhD

Frequently Asked Questions

Fellows will be mentored for 2 years.

Yes, you might be matched to another mentor but your interests will be considered in the process of matching mentors and fellows. Once accepted, we will send you an email with the mentor match and ask you to respond with an acceptance. You may choose whether or not to participate at that point.

Fellows will work with their PMI mentor from a distance and will not be expected to relocate.

No, this is not designed to take place of your current work or the mentorship from your doctoral program advisor. This activity will allow you additional assistance/opportunities for experiences related to the Pyramid Model.

a. No, there is no financial award involved in this.

We will have monthly web meetings of the entire group (1 hour). Your mentor will have conference calls with you to identify what you might be interested in, your available time, and develop a professional development plan with you. This work should enhance your scholarly goals and provide you with opportunities that will be helpful in your academic/research career aspirations.