Justice Quarterly Review
Call for Papers
Justice Quarterly, an official journal of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, is inaugurating annual thematic special issues commencing with Volume 34 (2017).
Jeffery Ulmer, the new JQ Special Issues Editor, is pleased to invite submissions for the first special issue: Police and Minority Communities. We invite manuscripts that examine topics such as:
· Police behavior and discretion toward minority individuals, including differential use of force and arrest decisions
· Relations between police and communities of color
· Organizational dimensions of policing and their consequences for minority communities
· Consequences of police policy for people of color, as well as other, similar lines of inquiry
· Police accountability and oversight
We will consider theoretical as well as empirical papers, and we welcome quantitative, qualitative, and multimethod research. All submissions will be subject to peer review and are due no later than April 30th, 2017. Please submit manuscripts through the Scholar One system following the basic instructions for Justice Quarterly Submissions. In your cover letter please note that your submission is specifically for Justice Quarterly Review so that it is assigned to the Special Issues Editor. If you have questions, please submit them to Jeffery Ulmer by email at JTU100@psu.edu.
For more information about Justice Quarterly, please visit www.tandfonline.com/rjqy.
Justice Quarterly uses ScholarOne Manuscripts to manage the submission and peer review process. To submit your manuscript please visit JQ’s submission page.
Journal of Knowledge and Best Practices in
Juvenile Justice & Psychology
Special Issue: School-to-Prison Pipeline
CALL FOR PAPERS
The College of Juvenile Justice
and Psychology at Prairie View A&M University invites papers for
publication in the special issue of Journal of Knowledge and Best
Practices in Juvenile Justice & Psychology. The journal seeks
relevant research for the academic and practitioner communities of juvenile
justice, psychology, and criminal justice relating to the policies and practices that push at-risk school children
out of classrooms and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems.
The editorial staff is soliciting both qualitative and quantitative articles on
minority youth and school-to-prison pipeline, zero-tolerance policies in
schools path to jail, school resource officers and the link to
school-to-prison-pipeline, racial inequality in schools and
school-to-prison-pipeline, intervention and prevention to stop the trend, and
other related-topics. The journal is published in hard copy and electronically.
All articles submitted for publication review should be sent electronically to
the senior editor email@example.com.
The articles should follow the APA style and be typed in 12 point
The deadline for submission is July 15, 2017. All submissions must be
done electronically and manuscripts will be promptly refereed. Reviewing will
be double-blind. In submitting their manuscript, authors acknowledge
that no paper will be submitted to another journal during the review period.
For publication in Journal
of Knowledge and Best practices in Juvenile justice & Psychology:
1. The title of all
papers should be centered and typed in caps on the first page with 12 point
2. The title page must
include the name, affiliation, title/academic rank, phone number, and the email
address of the author (s).
3. Submit an electronic copy in MS
Word as an attachment to co-editor: firstname.lastname@example.org
maximum of 30 pages with references and tables. The submission must be
4. All papers must be
typed, single-spaced, on regular 8.5" x 11" paper, and fully
justified with margins set to 1-inch top, bottom, left, and right with 12 point
font and must follow the APA style.
should be placed before references. Articles that meet the above requirements
will be published in the forthcoming special issue of Journal of Knowledge
and Best Practices in Juvenile Justice & Psychology.
L. Brown, Ph.D.
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of knowledge
and Best practices in Juvenile Justice & Psychology
of Juvenile Justice and Psychology
Sesha Kethineni, Ph.D. (Special
Professor & Department Head,
Department of Justice
College of Juvenile Justice &
Prairie View A&M University
P.O. Box 519; MS2600
Prairie View, TX 77466
The Lint Center for National Security Studies Scholarships
The Lint Center for National Security Studies is now
accepting applications for its scholarships.
Awards will be made in amounts ranging from $500 - $1500. The completion
of one application will qualify a student for multiple scholarships. Awards must be used for tuition and/or course
fees. Scholarship recipients will have
the opportunity to participate in the Lint Center’s mentoring program where
professional guidance can be obtained from an experienced counterintelligence
or national security expert.
The application process includes the submission of a
short essay pertaining to counterintelligence, national security/defense,
and/or alliance building. This essay should reflect a student’s ability to
utilize innovative, creative and interdisciplinary thinking. All submitted information is
confidential. Information about these
scholarships and the Lint Center can be found at http://www.lintcenter.org/scholarships/. Applicants are urged to submit their
materials early. Completed applications
must be received by January 31, 2017.
The mission of the Lint Center for National Security
Studies is to foster the educational development of students interested in
The Society for Applied Anthropology Annual
Research Competition for Students in the Social
and Behavioral Sciences
Three cash prizes will be awarded: First
prize: $3,000; Second
prize: $1,500; Third
In addition, each of the three winners will receive
travel funds ($350) to attend the annual meeting of SfAA (in Santa Fe, NM, in March,
2017). A Baccarat crystal trophy will be presented to the first place winner.
The competition and award honors the late Peter Kong-ming
New, a distinguished medical sociologist-anthropologist. The deadline for receipt of submissions is December 31, 2016.
Please go to the SfAA web site (https://www.sfaa.net/about/prizes/student-awards/peter-new/)
for additional information on the New Competition and Award.
The Center for Educational Measurement at Excelsior College is seeking subject-matter experts in criminal justice to develop original test items for five new associate-level examinations: Intro to Criminal Justice, Intro to Criminal Justice Administration, Intro to Criminal Procedure, Intro to Corrections and Intro to Law Enforcement. Qualified item writers must be currently teaching one of these courses at an American accredited institution of higher education, and must have at least a masters degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or related field.
The Journal: Trends in Organized Crime
is seeking manuscripts and reviewers for a special topic edition on Prison Gangs as Organized Crime
. This is a peer-reviewed journal in its nineteenth year of publication. The journal’s audience includes those working in academia as well as criminal justice practitioners. This is an international journal affiliated with the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime (IASOC). The editors for this special edition, Rajeev Gundur (email@example.com
) and Rebecca Trammell (firstname.lastname@example.org
), are the primary contact people for all inquiries. Aims and Scopes: Our goal is to publish a special edition focusing on prison gangs, as organized crime, from an international perspective. Both qualitative and quantitative work will be considered. We would like to include work focusing on both male and female gang members, including studies focusing on people outside of prison who work with prison gang members to facilitate organized crime. We encourage practitioners to submit manuscripts. Topics could focus on all aspects of organized underground economies in the prison setting as well as prison to neighborhood crime networks. Book reviews will be considered as long as the book is applicable for this special topic. All work should be submitted in English. In addition, we seek reviewers for this special edition who would be willing to participate in the double-blind review process. Early Abstracts: In order to make the submission process as smooth as possible we encourage people to send an abstract (no more than 300 words) and your contact information to the editors of this special edition. The deadline for these abstracts is December 1, 2016. We can then determine specific themes emerging from the existing research. Those who are interested are encouraged to send an abstract to: email@example.com
. Guidelines for Final Submission: The deadline for submission is June 15, 2017. To submit a manuscript, upload the complete manuscript, including an abstract, any tables, and references online to http://www.editorialmanager.com/tioc/default.aspx
. For manuscript type, select “Prison Gangs as Organized Crime.” Also Please see “instructions for authors” for further details, including how to format your manuscript, at http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/criminology/journal/12117