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Dr. Robert T. Palmer Named to Lead CAARP organization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Madison, Wi.– The Center for African American Research and Policy (CAARP) has announced the selection of Dr. Robert T. Palmer as its new executive director, effective immediately. Palmer will replace Dr. J. Luke Wood, who was appointed in January, 2014. Palmer currently serves as Interim Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Howard University, Washington, DC. An award-winning author and researcher, Palmer’s work examines issues of access, equity, retention, persistence, and the college experience of racial and ethnic minorities, particularly within the context of historically black colleges and universities...

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Call for Copy Editors and Reviewers

The Center for African American Research and Policy is looking for copy editors and reviewers. If you are interested in becoming a copy editor or reviewer, please Click Here and fill out our Volunteer with CAARP...

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Journal of Progressive Policy & Practice – Call for Editors

The Center for African American Research and Policy (CAARP) is conducting a search for the editorial position for the scholarly journal, the Journal of Progressive Policy & Practice. This peer-reviewed journal provides empirical data and introduces contemporary and innovative contributions to the “best practices” for service provision practitioners at all levels and from all fields (priority focus is given to urgent and current issues that affect communities of color For more information, visit www.caarpweb.org. The three-year term begins March 1, 2013. CAARP journal editorships are open to all willing and qualified individuals. The opportunity to serve as an editor for a CAARP journal represents a chance to influence the content of the journal and help shape the profession and practice of African American research and policy. Editors are responsible for: • Nominating the associate editors who will serve with them. • Coordination of the Editorial Board (Senior Associate Editors, Associate Editors, and Reviewers). • Content of the journal in terms of relevance, quality, and style. • Timely evaluation of submitted and solicited manuscripts and supporting material. • Designing and modifying the layout of the journal as necessary. Benefits of Serving as Editor: • Professional service that may aid in promotion and tenure decisions. • National and international visibility among academics, administrators, and higher education scholars. • Opportunity to lead an Editorial Board consisting of national and international scholars. Editors...

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Annuals of the Next Generation – Call for Papers

Annuals of the Next Generation (ANG) is a refereed, scholarly journal that provides a venue to showcase the next generation of scholars of color, by publishing the research of graduate students.  ANG highlights research from multiple disciplines and areas, and allows these young scholars to present their work to an international audience.  A manuscript submitted to ANG should be a Microsoft Word file.  Manuscripts should be formatted into a 8 ½ x 11 document with one inch margins, should be Times New Roman 12 point typeface, and should not be more than 30 double-spaced pages (including references).  The submission should conform to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition).  The title page should contain the article name, authors’ names and complete affiliations, and the address for manuscript correspondence (including e-mail address and telephone number).  A descriptive abstract of no more than 100 double-spaced words should be included in the manuscript. Manuscripts will be acknowledged by the managing editor upon receipt.  After an internal editorial review, manuscripts will be forwarded anonymously to at least two external reviewers.  The review process may take anywhere from 6 weeks to 3 months. Once the manuscript has been reviewed, the author(s) will be notified about the status of the manuscript.  Every effort should be made by the author(s) to remove any identifying markers from the manuscript.  Manuscripts accepted for publication are...

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Annuals of the Next Generation – Call for Papers

Annuals of the Next Generation (ANG) is a refereed, scholarly journal that provides a venue to showcase the next generation of scholars of color, by publishing the research of graduate students.  ANG highlights research from multiple disciplines and areas, and allows these young scholars to present their work to an international audience.  A manuscript submitted to ANG should be a Microsoft Word file.  Manuscripts should be formatted into a 8 ½ x 11 document with one inch margins, should be Times New Roman 12 point typeface, and should not be more than 30 double-spaced pages (including references).  The submission should conform to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition).  The title page should contain the article name, authors’ names and complete affiliations, and the address for manuscript correspondence (including e-mail address and telephone number).  A descriptive abstract of no more than 100 double-spaced words should be included in the manuscript. Manuscripts will be acknowledged by the managing editor upon receipt.  After an internal editorial review, manuscripts will be forwarded anonymously to at least two external reviewers.  The review process may take anywhere from 6 weeks to 3 months. Once the manuscript has been reviewed, the author(s) will be notified about the status of the manuscript.  Every effort should be made by the author(s) to remove any identifying markers from the manuscript.  Manuscripts accepted for publication are...

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