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eJournal of Public Affairs: Call for Submissions and Reviewers

About the eJournal of Public Affairs

The eJournal of Public Affairs is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary, open-access journal published by Missouri State University and affiliated with the American Democracy Project. The journal is focused on scholarship related to engagement in the public arena and, in particular, to the following themes:

  • Considerations of citizenship and what it means to be a citizen, including global citizenship and eCitizenship;
  • The role of social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube) in civic engagement;
  • Assessment of civic engagement efforts;
  • Teaching, learning, and problem solving related to civic engagement.

The journal publishes high-quality articles, with or without multimedia embedded in the articles (e.g., photos, videos, websites), including research studies, best practices, reviews of the literature, and book reviews. The journal will also consider publishing scholarly and creative endeavors in alternate forms of media (e.g., videos).

CALL FOR REVIEWERS

The eJournal of Public Affairs recognizes the importance of the peer reviewer in the overall publication process – not only in shaping the individual manuscript but also in shaping the credibility and reputation of the journal. The eJournal of Public Affairs is committed to the timely publication of credible manuscripts and multimedia scholarly and creative efforts submitted for publication. As such, the identification and selection of reviewers who have expertise and interest in the topics appropriate to each manuscript are essential elements in ensuring a timely, productive peer-review process. Generally, reviewers will be asked to return their comments within 45 days of receiving a manuscript.

In an effort to facilitate the selection of appropriate peer reviewers for the eJournal of Public Affairs, we ask that you take a moment to complete the eJournal of Public Affairs Call for Reviewers, allowing us to better assess your areas of interest and expertise in matching our reviewers with submitted manuscripts/materials.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

The eJournal of Public Affairs invites scholars from all disciplines to submit work related to one or more of the following four themes:

  • Considerations of citizenship and what it means to be a citizen, including global citizenship and e-citizenship;
  • The role of social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube) in civic engagement;
  • Assessment of civic engagement efforts;
  • Teaching, learning, and problem solving related to civic engagement.

TYPES OF MANUSCRIPTS CONSIDERED

  • Research articles
  • Literature reviews
  • Best practices
  • Book reviews
  • Theoretical analyses of important issues

GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSIONS

  • The first page should contain the name of the author(s) and contact information for each author, including: institutional affiliation, department, address, phone number, and email address.
  • Names of author(s) and/or any other identifying information should not appear on any subsequent pages of the manuscript.
  • All submissions must be in English and utilize APA citation style (6th edition). As such, in-text quotations should include page numbers in the parenthetical citations.
  • Please, however, use one space after periods instead of two.
  • Please avoid using footnotes within the manuscript.
  • Charts, graphs, and tables should be included in the manuscript.
  • Written materials, including research manuscripts, best practice articles, literature reviews, and book reviews should be submitted electronically as Microsoft Word documents to Andrew Lokie, Managing Editor, eJournal of Public Affairs: andrewlokie@missouristate.edu.


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