Call for Associate Editor

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1 September 2020

About the role

CPPR is currently soliciting applications for the associate editor position.  The chosen applicant will serve as associate editor for the journal for a three-year term from January 2021 through December 2023.  The associate editor of the CPPR works directly with the editor to perform the following tasks:

  1. initial screening of manuscripts;
  2. selection of reviewers;
  3. promotion and improvement of the journal;
  4. collaboration with editorial board members; and
  5. assistance to guest editors with special issue preparation.

By agreeing to serve as associate editor, it is expected the chosen applicant will then serve as editor of the journal for a three-year term from January 2024 through December 2026.  The editor of the CPPR receives a yearly stipend from Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

Please submit electronic applications to the current Associate Editor, Dr. Tina Freiburger, at [email protected] by September 1st.  Application materials should include the following:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Curriculum vita
  3. Letter of support from Dean or Department Chair

Questions about the role of the associate editor and/or transition to editor should be directed to current Editor, Dr. Cathy Marcum, [email protected], or current Associate Editor, Dr. Tina Freiburger, [email protected].

Corrections: Policy, Practice, and Research is a peer-reviewed journal with a broad correctional focus encompassing a wide range of relevant topics and innovative approaches from new theoretical perspectives and research findings to their implications for improving policy and practice.  Both national and international in scope, the journal addresses these issues and challenges as they relate to sentencing, prisons, jails, and community corrections.  A wide range of topics are considered and include, but are not limited to:  prisons, jails, probation and parole, inmate/client and staff experiences, reentry transition, sentencing policies and practices, the death penalty, comparative corrections, correctional treatment, decarceration, educational and vocational programming, and privatization.  All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymous refereeing by two anonymous referees.

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