Journals for Engaged Scholars

Journal of ExtensionThe Journal of Extension (JOE) expands and updates the research and knowledge base for U.S. Extension professionals and other outreach educators to improve their effectiveness. JOE also serves as a forum for emerging and contemporary issues affecting U.S. Cooperative Extension education.

Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning & Civic EngagementPartnerships recognizes that successful engaged learning depends on effective partnerships between students, faculty, community agencies, administrators, disciplines, and more. The articles in this peer-reviewed journal focus on how theories and practices can inform and improve such partnerships, connections, and collaborations. Studies co-authored by faculty, students, and/or community partners; or examining practices across disciplines or campuses; or exploring international networks are all encouraged.

Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD) Inaugural Issue / Volume 1, Issue 1 / August 2010

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement The Journal is a peer-reviewed publication that welcomes submissions from a broad range of scholars, practitioners, and professionals. Its editorial goals are:

  • To serve as a forum to promote the continuing dialogue about the service and outreach mission of the university; and
  • To foster understanding of how the service and outreach mission relates to the university's teaching and research missions as well as the needs of the sponsoring society.

Journal of Community Engagement and ScholarshipThe Editorial Board of the Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship (JCES) invites the submission of manuscripts that relate to its mission: to provide a mechanism through which faculty, staff, and students of academic institutions and their community partners disseminate scholarly works from all academic disciplines with the goal of integrating teaching, research, and community engagement.

Reflections Reflections, a peer reviewed journal that provides a forum for scholarship on writing, service learning, and community literacy, brings together an array of voices to reflect upon the theoretical, ethical, and political implications of community-based writing and civic engagement.

Journal of the Community Development SocietyCommunity development is a peer-reviewed journal focusing primarily on developed nations and featuring articles on such diverse topics as rural and urban economic development, housing, entrepreneurship, theory, technology, social capital, and leadership. Articles are written by and for practitioners and academics.

Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and ActionThe mission of the Journal is to facilitate dissemination of programs that use community partnerships to improve public health, to promote progress in the methods of research and education involving community health partnerships, and to stimulate action that will improve the health of people in communities.

Journal of Public DeliberationThe principal objective of JPD is to synthesize the research, opinion, projects, experiments and experiences of academics and practitioners in the emerging multi-disciplinary field and political movement called by some "deliberative democracy."

Journal of Community Engagement and Higher EducationAn on-line, refereed journal concerned with exploring community engagement and community-based learning perspective, research, and practice.

Michigan Journal of Community Service LearningA peer-reviewed journal publishing articles written by faculty and service-learning educators on research, theory, pedagogy, and other issues related to academics (curriculum-based) service-learning in higher education.