2023-2024 Sabbatical Leave

The Sabbatical Leave Program provides one and two semester leaves to eligible faculty members to undertake projects of academic significance to themselves and their departments or units. Faculty are not required to be in attendance at the University during a sabbatical leave. The Program is administered by the Dean’s Office of Arts and Sciences for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. This year, faculty may submit the application through DocuSign or through the PDF version. 

Application: 2023-2024 Sabbatical Leave Application [DOCUSIGN]  or Sabbatical Leave Program 2023-2024

Deadline: Friday, January 6, 2023

2023-2024 Competitive Leave

The University’s Competitive Fellowship Leave program allows eligible faculty members the opportunity to take advantage of fellowship offers made through several prestigious and highly competitive national and international programs, e.g. Fulbright, Guggenheim, Mellon, Social Science Research Council, American Council of Learned Societies, without major financial detriment.

Application: 2023-2024 Competitive Leave Fellowship Program Guidelines, Agreement and Authorization Form [PDF]

Deadline (to the FASC Dean’s Office): Monday, April 3, 2023

Please note:  Faculty eligible for faculty leaves must also receive approval by their Department Chair and Dean. Typically, approval is based on the teaching needs of the department and overall budget. If you have questions regarding sabbatical or competitive leave, please feel free to contact Ms. Maria Buckley at maria.buckley@rutgers.edu, (856) 225-2951 or your Department Chair. Also, before submitting your application to the Dean’s Office for final approval and processing, the Department Chair endorsement must be included.

2022-2023 Faculty on Leave

Fall 2022
  • Childhood Studies
    • Meredith Bak
    • Anthony Wright
  • English and Communication
    • Joseph Barbarese
    • M.A. Rafey Habib
  • Political Science
    • Maureen Donaghy
  • Psychology
    • Sarah Allred
    • J. William Whitlow
  • Public Policy & Administration
    • Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn
  • Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice
    • Katrina Hazzard-Donald
    • Daniel Semenza
    • Sarah Tosh
Spring 2023
  • Biology
      • Andrey Grigoriev
      • Maria Solesio Torregrosa
  • Childhood Studies
    • Susan Miller
  • Economics
    • Tetsuji Yamada
  • Mathematics
    • Yuchung (Jeff) Wang
  • Philosophy and Religion
    • Margaret Betz
  • Psychology
    • Sarah Allred
    • Lauren Daniel
    • J. William Whitlow
  • Public Policy & Administration
    • Lorraine Minnite
  • Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice
    • Katrina Hazzard-Donald
  • Visual, Media and Performing Arts
    • Robert Emmons

2021-2022 Faculty on Leave
2020-2021 Faculty on Leave
2019-2020 Faculty on Leave
2018-2019 Faculty on Leave
2017-2018 Faculty on Leave