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Call For Editors

Journal of Family Communication

Taylor and Francis is now accepting applications for the editorship of

Journal of Family Communication beginning with Volume 21 Issue 1, 2021.

The current editor (Professor Jeffrey T. Child, Kent State University) ends his role with the last issue of 2020.  The new editor will be responsible for the next three years of the journal (2021-2023).  Therefore, she or he will start some editorial duties in mid-2020.

Journal of Family Communication publishes original empirical and theoretical papers that advance our understanding of the communication processes within or about families. JFC is also committed to publishing manuscripts that address issues related to the intersection between families, communication, and social systems, such as mass media, education, health care, and law & policy.  

The journal seeks to publish the highest quality family communication manuscripts that are theoretically grounded and methodologically rigorous. JFC is topically and methodologically inclusive, publishing research that is quantitative, qualitative, rhetorical, and critical. The journal also welcomes multidisciplinary scholarship as well as papers from related fields, such as family studies, social psychology, and sociology. 

For more information visit the journal’s homepage, http://www.tandfonline.com/hjfc

TO APPLY:

A complete application package will include:

  • A curriculum vitae of the candidate
  • Statement of interest in the position stating a vision for continued expansion of the publication 
  • A letter of support from the department

Note:   All materials (CV, statement of interest, and letter of support) should come as single PDF file.

 

TO NOMINATE A COLLEAGUE:

If you would like to nominate someone to be considered for the editorship of Journal of Family Communication, please send the name of the person you are nominating, their email address and brief description of qualifications to Dr. Jake Harwood, Chair, Editor-Elect Selection Committee, jharwood@u.arizona.edu, and he will contact the person and encourage her/him to apply.

Please address questions or send applications to arrive no later than October 1, 2019 to Jake Harwood, Professor, jharwood@u.arizona.edu.  Feel free to also contact the current editor, Professor Jeffrey T. Child (jfc@kent.edu), with any questions about the editor’s role and responsibilities.

Journal of Family Communication

Journal of Family Communication (JFC) publishes original empirical and theoretical papers that advance our understanding of the communication processes within or about families.

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