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Welcome to Capri

The Bank of America - Child & Adolescent Policy Research Institute is a University of Texas at San Antonio research center that supports the study of topics such as:

  • Infant Cognition
  • Early Language Development
  • Early Childhood Literacy
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Child Abuse Prevention
  • Pediatric Obesity Prevention
  • School Readiness and Dropout Prevention
  • Community Development
  • Foster Care Youth and College Access Center


The Child & Adolescent Policy Research Institute fosters cross disciplinary collaborations within the University and with research partners from the community, and will translate research results into policy recommendations.

The Child & Adolescent Policy Research Institute funds student internships based on a $1,000,000 Endowment from the Bank of America. Allocations are for students working on projects at the CAPRI. Students interested in applying for the intership should turn in the application form below to Sophia Ortiz, Assistant Director of the Institute.