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The Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, peer-reviewed and published quarterly, offers articles, research notes, review essays and Special Issues to keep you up-to-date on contemporary issues and controversies within the criminal justice field. Editor: Mike MaxField, Department of Criminal Justice.


Law and Human Behavior is a multidisciplinary forum for the publication of articles and discussions of issues arising from the relationships between human behavior and the law, the legal system, and the legal process. Editor: Margaret Bull Kovera, Department of Psychology.

Latino Studies has been published since 2003. It has swiftly established itself as a leading, international peer-reviewed journal. Not only has Latino Studies received awards and accolades, but also the active support of the scholarly community. Founding Editor: Suzanne Oboler, Department of Latin American and Latino/a Studies.

Dialectical Anthropology is an international journal that seeks to invigorate discussion among left intellectuals by publishing peer-reviewed articles, editorials, letters, reports from the field, political exchanges, and book reviews that foster open debate through criticism, research and commentary from across the social sciences and humanities. Editor: Anthony Marcus, Department of Anthropology.

As an open access journal, Health & Justice aims for a broad reach, including researchers across many disciplines as well as justice practitioners (e.g. judges, prosecutors, defenders, probation officers, treatment providers, mental health and medical personnel working with justice-involved individuals, etc.). Editor:Lior Gideon, Department of Law and Police Science.






Open Anthropology is the first digital-only, public journal of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). Editor: Alisse Waterston, Department of Anthropology.






 Criminal Justice Ethics. Editor: Jonathan Jacobs, Department of Philosophy and Director of the Institute for Criminal Justice Ethics.

J Journal: New Writing on Justice examines its subject through creative work, directly and tangentially. J Journal, which comes out twice a year, is the country’s first to present its analyses of contemporary justice issues through creative, not scholarly work.  The short stories, poems, and personal narratives in each volume expand reflection on the question:  What is justice?  Editors: Adam Berlin and Jeffrey Heiman, Department of English