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Psychology of Women Quarterly (PWQ) is a feminist, scientific, peer-reviewed journal that publishes empirical research, critical reviews and theoretical articles that advance a field of inquiry, teaching briefs, and invited book reviews related to the psychology of women and gender. Topics include (but are not limited to) feminist approaches, methodologies, and critiques; violence against women; body image and objectification; sexism, stereotyping, and discrimination; intersectionality of gender with other social locations (such as age, ability status, class, ethnicity, race, and sexual orientation); international concerns; lifespan development and change; physical and mental well being; therapeutic interventions; sexuality; social activism; and career development.
This journal will be of interest to clinicians, faculty, and researchers in all psychology disciplines, as well as those interested in the sociology of gender, women’s studies, interpersonal violence, ethnic and multicultural studies, social advocates, policy makers, and teacher education.
Manuscripts can be submitted online at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/pwq.
This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
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|Mary Brabeck||New York University, USA|
|Dawn M. Szymanski||University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA|
|Anna Hillary||New York University, USA|
|Kelly Cue Davis||Arizona State University, USA|
|Asia A. Eaton||Florida International University, USA|
|Annette S. Kluck||Auburn University, USA|
|Bonita London||Stony Brook University, USA|
|Shannon M. Lynch||Idaho State University, USA|
|Lindsay M. Orchowski||Alpert Medical School of Brown University, USA|
|Ellen Cole||The Sage Colleges, USA|
|Britney G. Brinkman||Point Park University, USA|
|Matthew A. Diemer||University of Michigan, USA|
|Michelle Fine||The Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA|
|Selcuk R. Sirin||New York University, USA|
|Clare Mehta||Emmanuel College, USA|
|Lisa R. Rubin||New School for Social Research, USA|
|Emily T. Amanatullah||Georgetown University, USA|
|Laina Y. Bay-Cheng||University at Buffalo, USA|
|Julia B. Bear||Stony Brook University, USA|
|Diana Betz||Loyola University Maryland, USA|
|Elizabeth R. Cole||University of Michigan, USA|
|Jessica Cundiff||Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA|
|Christopher R. DeCou||University of Washington, USA|
|Jennifer Doran||Yale University, USA|
|Mindy J. Erchull||University of Mary Washington, USA|
|Ellen Fitzsimmons-Craft||Washington University in St. Louis, USA|
|Lisa L. Frey||University of Oklahoma, USA|
|Ronni Michelle Greenwood||University of Limerick, Ireland|
|Morgan M. Grotewiel||Webster University, USA|
|Matthew Hesson-McInnis||Illinois State University, USA|
|Janet Shibley Hyde||University of Wisconsin, USA|
|Janelle M. Jones||Queen Mary University of London, UK|
|Steven J. Karau||Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA|
|Holly B. Kozee||Empower Therapy for Women - Ohio, USA|
|Jioni Lewis||University of Tennessee-Knoxville, USA|
|Robin J. Lewis||Old Dominion University, USA|
|Sara M. Lindberg||University of Wisconsin, USA|
|Miriam Liss||University of Mary Washington, USA|
|Lisa A. Marchiondo||University of New Mexico, USA|
|David Marx||San Diego State University, USA|
|Andrea L. Meltzer||Florida State University, USA|
|Debra Mollen||Texas Woman's University, USA|
|Elizabeth M. Morgan||Springfield College, USA|
|Kathleen Parks||State University of New York at Buffalo, USA|
|Evava Pietri||Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, USA|
|Desdamona Rios||University of Houston - Clear Lake, USA|
|Lisa Rosenthal||Pace University, USA|
|Natalie J. Sabik||University of Rhode Island, USA|
|Stephanie A. Shields||Pennsylvania State University, USA|
|Jayne Stake||University of Missouri, St. Louis, USA|
|Elliot A. Tebbe||University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA|
|Sarah E. Ullman||University of Illinois at Chicago, USA|
|Chelsea Vanderpool||Governors State University, USA|
|Brandon Velez||Teachers College, Columbia University, USA|
|L. Monique Ward||University of Michigan, USA|
|Leah Warner||Ramapo College of New Jersey, USA|
|Laurel B. Watson||University of Missouri - Kansas City|
|Melissa J. Williams||Emory University, USA|
|Melissa L. Barnes||University of Oregon, USA|
|Jhodi-Ann M. Bowie||Georgia State University, USA|
|Emily Breitkopf||New School for Social Research, USA|
|Dawn M. Brown||University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA|
|Jennifer Buck||University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA|
|Rachel Carretta||University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA|
|Jennifer Chmielewski||The Graduate Center, CUNY, USA|
|Rachel A. Connor||Princeton University, USA|
|Harley Dutcher||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA|
|Mirella Flores||University of Missouri, Kansas City, USA|
|Maria Floro||Loyola University, Chicago, USA|
|Elizabeth F. Geiger||Teachers College, Columbia University, USA|
|Kaitlyn Goldsmith||University of New Brunswick, Canada|
|Stephanie L. Grossman||Fordham University, USA|
|Veronica Hamilton||University of California, Santa Cruz, USA|
|Dorothy Haruyama||Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA|
|Sang-hee Hong||University of Kentucky, USA|
|Nicole Jeffrey||University of Guelph, Canada|
|Amanda Jenkins||University of Guelph, Canada|
|Stephanie Kaplan||Idaho State University, USA|
|Allison L. Kirschbaum||University of Missouri, St. Louis, USA|
|Elyssa Klann||Indiana University, Bloomington, USA|
|Jamie Macdonald||Stony Brook University, USA|
|Tiffany Marcantonio||University of Arkansas, USA|
|Caitlin Martin-Wagar||University of Akron, USA|
|Addie Merians||University of Minnesota, USA|
|Renee Mikorski||University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA|
|Haley A. Miles-McLean||University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA|
|Katherine E. O’Neil|
|Betool Ridha||Auburn University, USA|
|Krista Robbins||University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA|
|Ana L. Rodriguez||Florida International University, USA|
|Valerie Ryan||University of Rhode Island, USA|
|Anita Shaw||University of Northern British Columbia, Canada|
|Kristin E. Silver||University of Akron, USA|
|Shakira L. Smith||Indiana University-Bloomington, USA|
|Christine R. Starr||University of California, Santa Cruz, USA|
|Emily J. Thomas||Ryerson University, Canada|
|Abigail Walsh||University of California, Santa Cruz, USA|
|Marlene Williams||University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA|
Psychology of Women Quarterly accepts submission of original articles only through its online web system at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/pwq.
Please follow the instructions through the site. It will be helpful to have a separate title page and fully masked, electronic main document prepared in advance. The main document must include the Abstract and all Tables, Figures, and appended materials and must mask unpublished Author Citations throughout the manuscript.
If you have any questions or problems, please contact Mary Brabeck (Editor) or Anna Hillary (Assistant Editor) at PWQ@nyu.edu.
Manuscripts should be submitted as an electronic file in Microsoft Word. An accompanying letter should request review and include the following information: that the manuscript (a) is not currently under review elsewhere, (b) has not been previously published in whole or in part, and (c) conforms to APA standards on ethical treatment of participants.
Manuscript Review Policy
Standard masked peer review procedures are used for all submissions. APA policy prohibits an author from submitting the same manuscript for concurrent consideration by more than one journal. Prior or duplicate publication constitutes unethical behavior. Authors have an obligation to consult the Editor if there is any question about an article's suitability for PWQ or if there are questions concerning piecemeal publication (see pp. 13-15 of APA’s Publication Manual, 6th edition). Student reviewers may provide independent reviews under the supervision of a Consulting or Associate Editor.
Manuscript Preparation and Style
Follow the general style guidelines set forth in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition). The entire manuscript - including abstract, quotations, notes, references, figure captions, and tables - must be typed double-spaced. Manuscript pages must be numbered consecutively. The use of sexist or ethnically biased language is unacceptable. Except under unusual circumstances, authors are expected to make available upon request all previously unpublished questionnaires or scales used in an article. The Editor may find it necessary to return a manuscript for reworking or retyping that does not conform to requirements.
Title and Acknowledgements (page 1). To facilitate masked review, all indication of authorship must be limited to this page (other pages must show the short title plus page number at the top right). Include on the title page (a) full article title, (b) names and affiliations of all authors, (c) acknowledgments, and (d) mailing and email addresses and telephone and fax numbers of the individual serving as the point of contact.
Abstract and Keywords (page 2). Abstract should not exceed 200 words. After the abstract, list appropriate keywords for the manuscript, preferably using terms from the Thesaurus of Psychological Terms.
Text (page 3). Use a five-character paragraph indent. Do not use desktop publishing features, such as right margin justification or underline. Only bold and italics may be used. Use a 12-point typeface.
References. References cited in text must appear in the reference list, and entries in the reference list must be cited in the text. Follow the examples in the 6th edition of the APA manual for specific guidelines.
Notes. Footnotes are not permitted in the text. If necessary, endnotes may be used. Number consecutively throughout text and list on a separate page preceding the following section.
Tables. Tables must appear as a unit following the reference section. Each table should be typed double-spaced on a separate sheet, be numbered consecutively, and include a caption. All tables must be cited in the text.
Figures. Figures and artwork should be submitted in the following digital file formats and with minimum resolution of 300 DPI (600 DPI for line art): TIFF, EPS, PDF, JPEG, or Microsoft Word. Prepare figures according to the guidelines provided in the 6th edition of the APA manual.
For questions regarding style, please follow the style guide.
Psychology of Women Quarterly accepts submission of non-empirical contributions to the scholarship of teaching and learning in the psychology of women only through its online web system at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/pwq. Limited to about 10 pages, these essays should follow the general guidelines of APA's Publication Manual, except without an Abstract or title page and confining headings to a single level (Level 1). A 1-2 sentence bio will be requested during the submission process for each contributing author.
Please follow the instructions through the site. It will be helpful to have a separate title page and fully masked, electronic main document prepared in advance.
If you have any questions or problems, please contact Mary Brabeck (Editor) or Anna Hillary (Assistant Editor) at PWQ@nyu.edu.
Teaching essays should be submitted as an electronic file in Microsoft Word. An accompanying letter should request review and include the following information: that the manuscript (a) is not currently under review elsewhere, (b) has not been previously published in whole or in part, and (c) conforms to the 6th edition of APA's Publication Manual.
Copyediting, Page Proofs, and Author Copies
The publisher reserves the right to copyedit manuscripts to conform to journal style. The lead author will receive page proofs for correction of typographical errors only. No rewriting of the accepted manuscript will be allowed in the proof stage. The lead author of each article will receive one free electronic copy (in PDF format) of her or his article after publication.
Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to use previously published material. This journal uses an Exclusive License to Publish agreement that requires just one author (the Corresponding Author) to sign on behalf of all authors. Please identify the Corresponding Author for your work when submitting your manuscript for review.
The option of including online information supplemental to a paper is available to authors. Examples include the list of noncited articles included in a meta analysis and materials that might be useful to teachers implementing ideas presented in the teaching section. The 6th edition of the APA manual lists other suggestions for online supplements.