Journal of Student Affairs

Author Guidelines

The Journal of Student Affairs at New York University publishes articles related to student development, professional development, administrative concerns, and groundbreaking initiatives to improve student services. Manuscripts should focus on original research; replication of research; reviews of research/literature; essays on theoretical, organizational, or professional issues; reviews of current literature relevant to the field; or practical reports of experiences from the field. All the original research articles that use human subjects must be approved by the NYU Institutional Review Board (www.nyu.edu/ucaihs) prior to submission.

If you have any specific questions about the requirements or submission process, please contact the Editorial Board. We will do all that we can to help you through thespecific requirements of each submission type. 

 

Abstract Submission Guidelines (2017 JoSA)

Call For Abstracts: The Journal of Student Affairs at NYU

The Editorial Board of the Journal of Student Affairs at New York University (JoSA) is excited to announce a call for abstract submissions for the publication of our thirteenth volume. This year the editorial board is looking for both experienced authors and those looking to contribute to our field of study for the first time. We hope that you will share this information with students and colleagues in your program and department, and encourage them to consider submitting manuscripts for publication.

JoSA is an annual peer-reviewed journal that explores the field of student affairs and addresses contemporary issues and current trends among professionals in higher education. As a graduate student-run publication, JoSA aims to highlight research and scholarship that further develops the practice of student affairs and are of particular relevance to professionals throughout higher education. Examples of topics include but are not limited to:

  • Student Development
  • Emerging Trends
  • Global Education
  • Innovative Models of Student Affairs Practice
  • College Student Funding and Finance
  • Campus Diversity

Manuscripts should fall into one of the following categories: original research; replication of research; reviews of research/literature; essays on theoretical, organizational, or professional topics; reviews of current literature relevant to the field; or practical reports of experiences from the field. Additional information on guidelines for manuscripts, including style and length, can be found at steinhardt.nyu.edu/josa/guidelines

 

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words and provide an overview of the proposed manuscript that demonstrates the article's relevance to contemporary student affairs topics as well as give insight into the author’s interest in the proposed topic.

Abstracts should be submitted electronically, as a word document, to josa.nyu@gmail.com, and include the following information for each author:

  • Name
  • Title
  • Preferred e-mail address
  • Current position and institution, as well as projected year of degree completion if a current student

Abstract submissions will be accepted through October 1st.

Authors of selected abstracts will be asked to submit a full manuscript in early November to be considered for publication. Manuscripts that have been previously published or are currently being considered for publication should not be submitted. Authors will be asked to sign a statement affirming non-duplication of submission before their manuscripts will be reviewed. Any original research articles that use human subjects must be approved by the NYU Institutional Review Board prior to submission. For more information on deadlines, author guidelines, or previous articles please visit: steinhardt.nyu.edu/josa.



Regards,

The JoSA Editorial Board

Mishaal Barrett, Editor-in-Chief
Rebecca Burwell, Content Editor
Fanny He, Copy Editor
Kristina Neuhaus, Production Editor
Ryan Gambino, Development and Publicity Manager

 

Author Timeline, 2016 - 2017*

October 1st - Abstracts Due

 *Note that this is a general time line and, if needed, some dates may be updated. All submissions are due by 5pm EST.


 

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