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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Manuscript Submissions

The Journal of African American Males in Education (JAAME) encourages scholarly submissions from education researchers and practitioners which address the unique realities of African American males in education. Submissions should have clearly identified recommendations for research, theory and practice which can lead to the improved condition of African American male students, teachers, faculty, staff, administrators, and fathers in P-20 educational contexts.

Type of Articles that JAAME Publishes

Manuscripts submissions to JAAME should illustrate clear evidence of a theoretical underpinning or conceptual framework. Submissions should be written in a manner which is comprehendible and useful to both researchers and practitioners of education in community and school settings. JAAME publishes several types of scholarly articles: a)research studies,which exhibit rigorous standards of empirical investigation. This includes studies which are mixed-methods, qualitative and quantitative in nature; b) literature reviews/conceptual analysis, whereby researchers synthesize their research to illustrate gaps in current scholarly works on a given subject area, or which present a cogent and new perspective on current theory and research in a given area. This includes studies such as integrative reviews, literature meta-syntheses, meta-analyses and general literature reviews; and c) book reviews, which critically synthesize and/or analyze recent scholarly or practitioner oriented books on a given subject area. Author(s) interested in conducting a book review for submission to JAAME are advised to speak to the editor(s) in advance.

Manuscript Preparation

Articles should not exceed 25 pages in length, not including tables, figures, and references. This maximum page length allows JAAME to include more studies from a greater number of contributors. Articles should be double-spaced, 12 point font, Times New Roman font, and all submissions should adhere to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th edition guidelines. All submissions not meeting these guidelines will be returned to the author(s), without review.

Figures, charts, and images must be clear and in one of the following formats (e.g., JPEG, PNG, GIF, or Microsoft Application Files). If authors desire to reproduce figures, tables, charts, art, images, and/or lengthy quotes from other sources, the author is responsible for attaining permission and for all fees associated required by the copyright holder. Authors should not submit a manuscript to JAAME that is under review at another journal, or which has been published in totality or in part through another scholarly outlet. All submissions should be accompanied by an abstract, no longer than 175 words in length. Submission should also include three keywords. Authors names in order of appearance, title, affiliation, research interests, primary contact information for publication inquiries, and other pertinent information should accompany the manuscript.

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.