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Share your Research on Communication Studies!

The Howard Journal of Communications is a quarterly journal that publishes original and current research papers focusing on ethnicity and culture as they interact with communication. The purpose of the journal is to serve as a forum for researchers as well as policy and decision makers who seek to use research as the frame for social awareness and change. The journal has a strong history of providing space and voice for persons and ideas that would otherwise be silenced. The journal invites work that makes important contributions in its focus areas. These may include a variety of topics such as gender, ethnic representations in the media, interracial issues, cultural resistance, and much more. The journal welcomes a variety of methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative. All papers go through a process of rigorous blind reviews by top scholars in the field. 

Why publish in Howard Journal of Communications?

In addition to the prestige of publishing in this unique journal, authors receive the following benefits:

  • Validate your research through a robust, double-blind peer review process
  • Increase your opportunities for future collaboration
  • Share your research with 50 free e-prints and tips on promoting your article courtesy of our Author Resources site
  • Immediately see the impact your research made in the community: track downloads, citations, and the Altmetric Score of your article on My Authored Works

Submission Information

The Howard Journal of Communications is published five (5) times annually. It focuses on original and current research papers on ethnicity and culture as they interact with communication. The journal encourages scholars to take advantage of this expanded publication schedule by submitting manuscripts that make important and cutting-edge contributions in the area of ethnicity, culture, and communication. Manuscripts shall focus on communications topics that may pertain to gender and/or ethnic representations, social media, information technology, interracial issues, cultural resistance, health communication, rhetoric, and much more. The journal welcomes a variety of methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative. All papers should be 7,000 words or less and shall go through a process of rigorous blind reviews by top scholars in the field. Submissions can be made through our ScholarOne portal.

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Editorial Information

Editor-in-Chief:
Dr. Chuka Onwumechili,Howard University

Editors Emeritus:
William J. Starosta, Howard University
Carolyn Stroman, Howard University

Associate Editors:
Carolyn M. Byerly, Howard University
Ronald Jackson III, University of Cincinnati
Anne M. Nicotera, George Mason University
William J. Starosta, Howard University
Carolyn Stroman, Howard University
Clint Wilson II, Howard University

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