The Journal of Social Studies Research (JSSR) is the official publication of The International Society for the Social Studies (ISSS) and is published four times per year (winter, spring, summer, & fall). All members of the International Society for the Social Studies receive a subscription to The Journal of Social Studies Research. For more information, visit journals.elsevier.com.

Editorial Team

Editor-in-Chief
William B. Russell III, Ph.D.
University of Central Florida

Assistant Editor
Stewart Waters, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Book Review Editor
Sarah B. Shear, Ph.D.
Penn State University, Altoona

Review Board

The editor would like to acknowledge the individuals on the JSSR Review Board for serving as a manuscript reviewer for The Journal of Social Studies Research.

FAQs

What is the typical length a manuscript?
There is not a typical length per se. JSSR has received manuscripts from 18 pages to more than 30 pages. It all depends on the manuscript being submitted.

How do I submit a manuscript?
See submissions section of the website.

How long does the review process take?
Once a manuscript is received, the process typically takes four (4) to ten (10) weeks.

What is the acceptance rate for JSSR?
Roughly 5-8% of manuscripts submitted to JSSR are accepted.