Engaged Scholarship Faculty Committee Resources

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Engaged Scholarship at Other Universities

Tools for Engagement

Conferences of Interest

Publication Venues

  • Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning
    Change is a magazine dealing with contemporary issues in higher learning. It is intended to stimulate and inform reflective practitioners in colleges, universities, corporations, government, and elsewhere. Using a magazine format rather than that of an academic journal, Change spotlights trends, provides new insights and ideas, and analyzes the implications of educational programs, policies, and practices.
  • Clinical and Translational Science
    CTS: Clinical and Translational Science is your source for the most current and thought provoking original research across the broad spectrum of clinical specialties and basic science. CTS highlights investigative work bridging the gap between laboratory discovery and practice.
  • Community Development Journal
    Since 1966 the leading international journal in its field, covering a wide range of topics, reviewing significant developments and providing a forum for cutting-edge debates about theory and practice. It adopts a broad definition of community development to include policy, planning and action as they impact on the life of communities. We particularly seek to publish critically focused articles which challenge received wisdom, report and discuss innovative practices, and relate issues of community development to questions of social justice, diversity and environmental sustainability.
  • Community Works Journal
    Community Works Journal has been published by Community Works Institute since 1995, in support of teaching practices that build community. The Journal features essays and reflections along with curriculum overviews that highlight the importance of place, service, and sustainability to a relevant and meaningful education.
  • Curator
    Written by museum professionals for museum professionals, Curator: The Museum Journal provides a forum for exploration and debate of the latest issues, practices, and policies in museum administration, research, exhibition development, visitor studies, conservation, education, collection management and other subjects of current concern to the community.
  • Evaluation Exchange: A Periodical on Emerging Strategies in Evaluation
    The Evaluation Exchange is a one-of-a-kind periodical that contains new lessons and emerging strategies for evaluating programs and policies, particularly those focused on children, families, and communities. Since it was launched in 1995, The Evaluation Exchange has become a nationally known and significant force in helping to shape evaluation knowledge and practice.
  • Family and Community Health: The Journal of Health Promotion and Maintenance
    Family and Community Health is a practical quarterly which presents creative, multidisciplinary perspectives and approaches for effective public and community health programs. Each issue focuses on a single timely topic and addresses issues of concern to a wide variety of population groups with diverse ethnic backgrounds, including children and the elderly, men and women, and rural and urban communities.
  • Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement
    Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement is a refereed journal concerned with the practice and processes of university-community engagement. It responds to a growing global movement of university-community collaborative research initiatives. It provides a forum for academics, practitioners and community representatives to explore issues and reflect on practices relating to the full range of engaged activity. The journal publishes evaluative case studies of community engagement initiatives; analyses of the policy environment; and theoretical reflections that contribute to the scholarship of engagement. Both refereed and non-refereed articles are published.
  • Health Education and Behavior
    Health Education and Behavior (HEB) is a peer-reviewed bi-monthly journal that provides empirical research, case studies, program evaluations, literature reviews, and discussions of theories of health behavior and health status, as well as strategies to improve social and behavioral health. HEB also examines the processes of planning, implementing, managing, and assessing health education and social-behavioral interventions.
  • Human Organization
    Human Organization publishes articles dealing with all areas of applied social science. Case studies, comparative studies, theoretical essays, and articles describing new methods are welcome.
  • Information for Action: A Journal for Research on Service-Learning for Children and Youth
    The Journal is a peer-reviewed publication that features relevant, methodologically sound studies of service-learning impacts and examples of innovative instruction written by experts, scholars, practitioners, and youth.
  • Innovative Higher Education
    Innovative Higher Education is a publication of the Institute of Higher Education that has been published since 1975. It is a refereed scholarly journal with a distinguished and internationally known editorial review board.
  • International Journal for Service-Learning in Engineering
    The Journal welcomes manuscripts based on the original work of students, faculty and researchers with a specific focus on projects, programs, research and pedagogy that involve humanitarian engineering, social entrepreneurship, and service learning.
  • Journal of Architectural Education
    The Journal of Architectural Education (JAE) has been the primary venue for research and commentary on architectural education since it was founded in 1947. In 1982 the JAE established a blind-peer-review process, making it the oldest continuing operating journal of its kind. The JAE is published by the Associate of Collegiate School of Architecture (ACSA) through Wiley/Blackwell. The types of articles the journal publishes include: Scholarship of Design, Design as Scholarship, Op Arch, Translations, Transactions, Interviews, and several form of review, from buildings + projects to books and symposia.
  • Journal for Civic Commitment
    All articles submitted to The Journal for Civic Commitment are peer-reviewed by the Journal's Editorial Board, which includes experts in the field of service learning and civic engagement. Papers are reviewed in full publishable form, and no manuscript is accepted based only upon submission of an abstract. Reviewers determine whether or not an article will be published in the Journal, and will provide the editor with comments intended to improve the content, style, and other issues that would improve the quality of the article.
  • Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship
    The Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship (JCES) is a peer-reviewed international journal through which faculty, staff, students, and community partners disseminate scholarly works. JCES integrates teaching, research, and community engagement in all disciplines, addressing critical problems identified through a community-participatory process.
  • Journal of Community Practice
    The Journal of Community Practice is an interdisciplinary journal grounded in social work. It is designed to provide a forum for community practice, including community organizing, planning, social administration, organizational development, community development, and social change. The journal contributes to the advancement of knowledge related to numerous disciplines, including social work and the social sciences, urban planning, social and economic development, community organizing, policy analysis, urban and rural sociology, community health, public administration, and nonprofit management. As a forum for authors and a resource for readers, this journal makes an invaluable contribution to the community’s conceptualization, applications, and practice.
  • Journal of the Community Development Society
    Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Societ is devoted to improving knowledge and practice in the field of purposive community change. The mission of the journal is to disseminate information on theory, research and practice. The journal welcomes manuscripts that report research; evaluate theory, techniques, and methods; examine community problems; or critically analyze the profession itself.
  • Journal of Experiential Education
    The Journal of Experiential Education (JEE) is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal presenting a diverse range of articles in subject areas such as outdoor adventure programming, service learning, environmental education, therapeutic applications, research and theory, the creative arts, and much more.
  • Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement
    The mission of the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement (JHEOE) is to serve as the premier peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal to advance theory and practice related to all forms of outreach and engagement between higher education institutions and communities. This includes highlighting innovative endeavors; critically examining emerging issues, trends, challenges, and opportunities; and reporting on studies of impact in the areas of public service, outreach, engagement, extension, engaged research, community-based research, community-based participatory research, action research, public scholarship, service-learning, and community service.
  • Journal of Museum Education
    Museum Education Roundtable (MER) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the role of museums and other cultural institutions as primary resources for life-long learning. MER provides leadership in professional development for a broad and diverse audience of museum practitioners and educators ultimately to benefit communities of learners.
  • Journal of Planning Education and Research
    Journal of Planning Education and Research (JPER), peer-reviewed and published quarterly, is a forum for planning educators and scholars (from both academia and practice) to present results from teaching and research that advance the profession and improve planning practice. The journal covers planning theory, planning practice, and planning pedagogy, as well as disciplines drawn upon by planners such as urban geography, welfare economics, interest-group politics, and policy analysis.
  • Liberal Education
    Liberal Education expresses the voices of educators, faculty, and administrators in colleges and universities nationwide who are working to enrich liberal learning and undergraduate education. AAC&U's award-winning journal is the national forum about liberal education—a forum addressing teaching and learning, leadership, faculty innovation, and institutional change all in the service of improving undergraduate education.
  • Metropolitan Universities Journal
    Metropolitan Universities Journal is a quarterly publication intent on helping your institution stay abreast of cutting-edge topics in higher education. Published by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) on behalf of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, each themed issue reports in-depth on theoretical and applied aspects affecting colleges and universities. Articles are contributed by top scholars and administrators who bring diverse institutional perspectives to their ideas.
  • Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning
    The MJCSL is a national, peer-reviewed journal for college and university faculty and administrators, with an editorial board of faculty from many academic disciplines and professional fields at the University of Michigan and other U.S. higher education institutions. Since 1994, the Michigan Journal has endeavored to publish the highest quality research, theory, and pedagogy articles related to higher education academic service-learning.
  • Museum Anthropology
    Museum Anthropology seeks to be a leading voice for scholarly research on the collection, interpretation, and representation of the material world. Through critical articles, provocative commentaries, and thoughtful reviews, this peer-reviewed journal aspires to cultivate vibrant dialogues that reflect the global and transdisciplinary work of museums. Situated at the intersection of practice and theory, Museum Anthropology advances our knowledge of the ways in which material objects are intertwined with living histories of cultural display, economics, socio-politics, law, memory, ethics, colonialism, conservation, and public education.
  • Museums and Social Issues
    Museums & Social Issues, a new peer-reviewed journal published by Left Coast Press, Inc., provides an important forum for the consideration of social issues and their engagement with museums. Each issue focuses on a specific theme, and includes theoretical, philosophical and practical perspectives from inside and outside the museum field, exploring and reflecting upon the intersections between society and museums.
  • NAPA Bulletin
    The NAPA Bulletin series is dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. NAPA Bulletins are peer reviewed, and are distributed free of charge as a benefit of NAPA membership. The NAPA Bulletin seeks to facilitate the sharing of information among practitioners, academics, and students, be a useful document for practitioners, contribute to the professional development of anthropologists seeking practitioner positions, and support the general interests of practitioners both within and outside the academy.
  • Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly
    Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (NVSQ), peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is an international, interdisciplinary journal for nonprofit sector research dedicated to enhancing our knowledge of nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and voluntarism by providing cutting-edge research, discussion, and analysis of the field. NVSQ provides a forum for researchers from around the world to publish timely articles from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.
  • Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning & Civic Engagement
    Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement will focus on how theories and practices can inform and improve such partnerships, connections, and collaborations. We encourage the submission of studies co-authored by faculty, students, and/or community partners; or examining practices across disciplines or campuses; or exploring international networks.
  • Practicing Anthropology
    The goals of this publication are: (1) to provide a vehicle of communication and source of career information for anthropologists working outside academia; (2) to encourage a bridge between practice inside and outside the university; (3) to explore the use of anthropology in policy research and implementation; (4) to serve as a forum for inquiry into the present state and future of anthropology in general.
  • Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action
    Progress in Community Health Partnerships (PCHP) is a national, peer-reviewed journal whose mission is to identify and publicize model programs that use community partnerships to improve public health, promote progress in the methods of research and education involving community health partnerships, and stimulate action that will improve the health of people and communities. The first scholarly journal dedicated to Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR), PCHP is a must for public health professionals and the libraries that serve them.
  • Reflections: A Journal of Writing, Service-Learning, and Community Literacy
    The Evaluation Exchange is a one-of-a-kind periodical that contains new lessons and emerging strategies for evaluating programs and policies, particularly those focused on children, families, and communities. Since it was launched in 1995, The Evaluation Exchange has become a nationally known and significant force in helping to shape evaluation knowledge and practice.
  • Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations
    The official journal of the International Society for Third-Sector Research, Voluntas is an interdisciplinary international journal that aims to be the central forum for worldwide research in the area between the state, market, and household sectors. Articles are published in English but abstracts in French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, and Arabic are included. The journal combines full-length articles with shorter research notes (reflecting the latest developments in the field) and book reviews.
  • Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning & Community-Based Research
    The Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research is a new, refereed, multidisciplinary, online undergraduate journal that will advance knowledge in new scholarly arenas by presenting intellectual and reflective work by undergraduates. It is open to undergraduate students in the U.S. and across the globe in all subject areas.