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What Journals are making news headlines? What scholarly research is being most viewed right now? Check out our recent press highlights and What's Up: this month's trending journal content. 

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New Issues Out This Month

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Editors :

Melissa M. Littlefield, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and Rajani Sudan, Southern Methodist University

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Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics: A Journal of Qualitative Research
Editors :

James M. DuBois, Washington University in St. Louis; Ana S. Iltis, Wake Forest University; and  Heidi Walsh, Washington University in St. Louis

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The Review of Higher Education
Editors :

Penny A. Pasque, The Ohio State University; Thomas F. Nelson Laird, Indiana University, Bloomington

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World Politics
Editorial Chair :

Grigore Pop-Eleches 
Executive Editor : Emily W. Babson


Princeton University


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College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
Editor :

Megan Corbin, West Chester University

Special Issue
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Studies in Romanticism
Editor :

Adriana Craciun, Boston University

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Eighteenth-Century Studies
Editor :

Ramesh Mallipeddi, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

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Journal of Supreme Court History
Editor :

Timothy S. Huebner

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portal: Libraries and the Academy
Editor :

Ellysa Stern Cahoy, Penn State University

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The CEA Critic
Editors :

Jeraldine Kraver, University of Northern Colorado; Peter Kratzke, University of Colorado, Boulder

Journals in the News

13 March 2024: Medical debt buyouts make headlines, but other tactics are necessary, reports Erin Duffy in The Conversation, citing recent research in Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved suggesting that high deductibles and persistent medical debt causes patients to defer care. 

8 March 2024: Philanthropy News Digest reports that The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $1 million to expand the annual conference Racing the Classics, which encourages a critical examination of race as a scholarly approach to ancient Mediterranean cultures. Founders Sasha-Mae Eccleston of Brown University and Dan-El Padilla Peralta of Princeton University discussed the founding and growth of Racing the Classics in the Summer 2022 issue of American Journal of Philology

8 March 2024: In Insider HIgher Ed, Annie M. Wofford is joined by Kristyn Lue in discussing equity-minded mentoring in exclusionary academic fields, citing Wofford's 2022 The Review of Higher Education article on STEMM student mentoring programs

14 Feb 2024: Vox reports on Indonesia's recent election resulted in a president accused of human rights abuses and war crimes, citing a 2021 Journal of Democracy piece exploring the recent historical background for this turn of events in the world's third-largest democracy. 

13 Feb 2024: When should a doctor declare brain death? This question is explored in a Morning Edition report from Georgia Public Broadcasting, citing the extraordinary case of Jahi McMath, as explored in a 2021 article in Perspectives in Biology & Medicine

12 Feb 2024: The opoid crisis persists in part because of a lack of trust in the medical establishment writes Lydialyle Gibson in Vox, noting research from Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved on mistrust of medical researchers among African Americans in the wake of the infamous Tuskeegee syphilis study. 

11 Feb 2024: The Black Londoners Project is using digital mapping to explore the Black history in Ontario, Canada. In a piece for The Conversation, the researchers cite a a 2008 article from Journal of Women's History on how historic documents tended to place Black women on the periphery

9 Feb 2024: In SF Gate, researcher Deion S. Hawkins explores the conditions contributing to the prevalence of HIV in the Black queer community, including a recent study Hawkins co-authored for Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.

28 Jan 2024: In Yahoo News, Paige Gray explores the political history of Black children's literature, from the Brownies Book and the emergence of children's sections of African American newspapers in the early 20th century, referencing a 2017 article in Children's Literature Association Quarterly

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity was ranked as the most-cited journal in central bank publications in a recent study by the Bank for International Settlements, affirming the journal’s place in the policymaking sphere. 

18 Dec 23: Citing research in World Politics and other journals, The Conversation looks at the progress made since the first U.N. anti-torture conference in 1973, as well as the work that remains left to do. 

11 Dec 23: Georgia Public Broadcasting reports on a national initiative in seeking to increase the number of Black participants in clinical trials for treating chronic diseases and cancers, citing research from Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.

5 Dec 23: Holiday traditions change with the times, writes Samira Mehta in The Conversation, and Hanukkah practices in the U.S. have changed as much as other holidays due to a variety of factors, from technology to class conflict (as cited from a 1982 American Quarterly article). 

4 Dec 23: Esteemed author A.S. Byatt, who died in November, drew inspiration from myriad sources. A recent profile explores how some of these inspirations, including the “old gods,” informed her work. 

30 Nov 23: The Free Library surveys the variety of open access initiatives that have emerged since the beginning of the century, referencing 2019 research from portal: Libraries & the Academy

23 Nov 23: Social media networks know they can profit from disinformation, and a new piece from The Conversation delves into the ways bots, deep fakes, and conspiracy theories have secured spots in network business models, citing "Three Painful Truths About Social Media" from Journal of Democracy.

25 Oct 23: In a Scientific American op-ed, Ashley Andreou explores the ways health care professionals can resist perpetuating barriers of care to racially marginalized patients. Among the studies cited includes “More than Tuskegee: Understanding Mistrust about Research Participation,” from a 2010 edition of Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved

20 Oct 2023: From USA Today: LGBTQ college students face persistent barriers to getting into college and staying there, according to research such as recent work in Journal of College Student Development. But the on-campus LGBTQ resource centers are starting to disappear.

19 Oct 23: Research from Configurations helps reveal the importance of talking about science and technology, The Conversation reports.

12 Oct 2023: Scientific American interviews vaccinologist Peter Hotez on the rise of antiscientific backlash, citing Hotez's recent work in Perspectives in Biology and Medicine and his new book, The Deadly Rise of Anti-Science.

10 Oct 23: In The Nation, Dan Sinykin asks "What Was Literary Fiction?" and refers to Andrew Goldstone's recent Book History article, "Origins of the US Genre-Fiction System, 1890–1956."

7 Oct 23: The Root's profile of actor Idris Elba and his therapy journey references research on depression in African American men from the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.

5 Oct 23: The Conversation considers the ways the history of colonial medicine may be currently impacting shortages in the health workforce around the world, including historical research from the Bulletin of the History of Medicine.

5 Oct 23: The University Record at University of Michigan reports on recent research in the Journal of Higher Education indicating that minority and women faculty members tend to be less likely to negotiate their pay, as compared to their peer colleagues. 

4 Oct 23: In the Los Angeles Times, Paola Briseño-Gonzalez traces how coconuts were introduced to Mexico from the Philippines, citing Rudy P. Guevarra Jr.'s 2011 essay in the Journal of Asian American Studies

14 July 23: The Extraordinary Case of Jahi McMath, as told in a 2021 article from Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, is cited in Salon's deep dive into questions around how we define "death," especially for those who have elected to be organ donors after their passing.