Journal Editors

Andrew Young School faculty members serve as editors for a wide range of scholarly publications.

Editors

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Brian Bride is Professor and Director of the School of Social Work at Georgia State University. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of behavioral health care, primary and secondary traumatic stress, health services research, HIV/AIDS, and workforce well-being. Brian E. Bride’s Bio

Traumatology® is a primary reference for professionals all over the world who study and treat people exposed to highly stressful and traumatic events, such as terrorist bombings, war disasters, fires, accidents, criminal and familial abuse, hostage-taking, hospitalization, major illness, abandonment, and sudden unemployment. Visit the journal website


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Dr. Daigle’s research and teaching interests include the causes and consequences of victimization, especially of sexual victimization. Her other research interests include the development and continuation of offending over time and gender differences in the antecedents to and consequences of criminal victimization and participation across the life-course. Leah Daigle’s Bio

Criminal Justice Review (CJR), a peer-reviewed and published quarterly, is a scholarly journal dedicated to presenting a broad perspective on criminal justice issues within the domestic United States. CJR provides a forum for social scientists to report research findings for informed policy making with respect to crime and justice through innovative and advanced methodologies and can feature local, state, or national concerns. Visit the journal website


Paul Ferraro

Ferraro’s research activities focus on the design and evaluation of environmental policies and the institutions that implement the policies, the integration of biophysical and economic information in spatial modeling for environmental decision-making, and the experimental analysis of individual decision-making. Paul Ferraro’s Bio

Environmental Evidence facilitates rapid publication of systematic reviews and evidence syntheses on the effectiveness of environmental management interventions and on the impact of human activities on the environment. Visit the journal website


W. Bartley Hildreth

Bart Hildreth joined the faculty in July 2009. Previously, at Wichita State University, Hildreth was the Regents Distinguished Professor of Public Finance with joint appointments in the public administration faculty of the Hugo Wall School of Urban and Public Affairs and the finance faculty of the W. Frank Barton School of Business. Hildreth has served as interim dean of the Barton School of Business and dean of the Andrew Young School. W. Bartley Hildreth’s Bio

The Municipal Finance Journal is the only professional journal devoted to municipal securities and state and local financing. Published quarterly since 1982, the MFJ provides timely analysis, cutting-edge research and creative ideas on public securities, tax-exempt bonds, infrastructure financing and state and local financeVisit the journal website


John C. Thomas

With three books and more than fifty articles in print, John Thomas is known internationally for his research on various aspects of public management and public policy.  Much of that research focuses on how citizens connect with their governments and how those connections can be improved. John C. Thomas’ Bio

The American Review of Public Administration (ARPA), peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is one of the elite scholarly journals in public administration and public affairs. ARPA focuses on public administration broadly defined, publishing scholarship on all aspects of the field, including such areas as organization and management studies, program and performance evaluation, and budgeting and financial management, network governance, public involvement and public service motivation. Although rooted in U.S. public administration, ARPA also carries research from international and comparative settings. Visit the journal website


William Waugh

Dr. Waugh is an internationally known scholar in disaster studies and emergency management. Dr. Waugh has been a consultant to public, private, and nonprofit organizations and the media on dealing with terrorist threats, responding to disasters, and building governmental and nongovernmental capacities for managing hazards and disasters. William Waugh’s Bio

Journal of Emergency Management is a professional, bi-monthly journal with a simple but urgent goal: to better equip all those responsible for emergency preparedness and response to deal effectively with everything from acts of terror, fires, floods, and weather emergencies to gas explosions and catastrophic accidents on land, in the air, or at sea. Visit the journal website


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Deborah Whitley

Dr. Deborah Whitley is the Co-director of the National Center on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, and Associate Director for Project Healthy Grandparents (PHG), a university sponsored program providing health and social support services to grandparents raising grandchildren in the Atlanta community. Deborah Whitley’s Bio

GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy is the first online peer-review journal to promote the status of grandparent-headed families through high quality research and practice, which informs sound policy. Visit the journal website


Associate Editors

Roy Bahl

An expert in public finance, Roy Bahl has extensive experience consulting on state and local government issues with public and private agencies, including Standard & Poor’s Corp., several city and state governments, and federal agencies. Bahl headed the staffs of the Ohio and Georgia Tax Commissions. Roy Bahl’s Bio

The Journal of Asian Economics provides a forum for publication of increasingly growing research in Asian economic studies and a unique forum for continental Asian economic studies with focus on (i) special studies in adaptive innovation paradigms in Asian economic regimes, (ii) studies relative to unique dimensions of Asian economic development paradigm, as they are investigated by researchers, (iii) comparative studies of development paradigms in other developing continents, Latin America and Africa, (iv) the emerging new pattern of comparative advantages between Asian countries and the United States and North America, and (v) the emerging economic dimensions following the one-currency based European Economic Community and the new economic reforms in Soviet Union and in Eastern European Countries. Visit the journal website


James C. Cox

Professor Cox has conducted research on integration of portfolio choice and consumer demand theories, public expenditure theory, credit rationing, energy policy, economics and political economics of minimum wage legislation, auction markets, job search models, decentralized mechanisms for control of monopoly, the utility hypothesis, the preference reversal phenomenon, procurement contracting, the lottery payoff experimental procedure, topics in social epistemology and legal theory, and group vs. individual behavior in strategic market games and fairness games. James C. Cox’s Bio

The Economics Bulletin is an open-access letters journal founded in 2001 with the mission of providing free and extremely rapid scientific communication across the entire community of research economists. EB publishes original notes, comments, and preliminary results. Visit the journal website


Bruce Kaufman

Kaufman’s research interests include labor markets, human resource management systems, employee representation, history of economic and management thought, labor and employment law, behavioral economics, and institutional economics. He has published numerous scholarly articles and has edited or written 16 books. Bruce Kaufman’s Bio

Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations is a refereed research volume published annually or biannually. Although the series is designed to focus on industrial relations issues, the editors welcome articles from scholars in diverse disciplines, such as economics, law, history, organizational behavior, psychology, and sociology. Visit the journal website


Dennis Young

Young helped establish the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Case Western and was its director from 1988 to 1996. He is also president and founding CEO of the National Center on Nonprofit Enterprise based in Arlington, Virginia. From 1972 to 1987, he was a Professor at the W. Averell Harriman School for Management and Policy. Dennis Young’s Bio

The American Review of Public Administration (ARPA) peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is one of the elite scholarly journals in public administration and public affairs. ARPA focuses on public administration broadly defined, publishing scholarship on all aspects of the field, including such areas as organization and management studies, program and performance evaluation, and budgeting and financial management, network governance, public involvement and public service motivation. Although rooted in U.S. public administration, ARPA also carries research from international and comparative settings. Visit the journal website

The Journal of Social Entrepreneurship will aim to publish research of international standing concerning social entrepreneurship, social enterprise, and social innovation. Its focus will be global in terms of empirical material. JSE will give preference to both more theory-inflected work and broader empirical studies ahead of descriptive case studies and individual ‘hero’ accounts of social entrepreneurs. Visit the journal website


Editorial Board Members

Spencer Banzhaf

Banzhaf’s research focuses on environmental economics and policy analysis. More narrowly, much of his work studies the interactions between local environmental amenities, local real estate markets, and the demographic composition and structure of cities. Spencer Banzhaf’s Bio

The Journal of Environmental Economics & Management publishes theoretical and empirical papers devoted to specific natural resource and environmental issues. Visit the journal website

Focusing on the history of economic thought and analysis, History of Political Economy has made significant contributions to the field and remains an important means of communication. In addition to book reviews, each issue contains the products of original research on the development of economic thought, the historical background behind major figures in the history of economics, the interpretation of economic theories, and the methodologies available to historians of economic theory. Visit the journal website


Elizabeth Beck

Her research interests are in the areas of community development, forensic social work, and restorative justice. She has pursued these areas both as independent lines of inquiry and more recently as a consolidated focus of research. Her present research explores the role of restorative justice as a strategy to address youth violence and community development. Elizabeth Beck’s Bio

The Journal of Community Practice is an interdisciplinary journal grounded in social work. It is designed to provide a forum for community practice, including community organizing, planning, social administration, organizational development, community development, and social change. Visit the journal website


Fred Brooks

Fred’s research focuses on poverty issues in general, with specific interests in different interventions that work to combat poverty and inequality such as community & labor organizing, social movements and affordable housing. Fred Brooks’s Bio

The Journal of Community Practice is an interdisciplinary journal grounded in social work. It is designed to provide a forum for community practice, including community organizing, planning, social administration, organizational development, community development, and social change. Visit the journal website


James C. Cox

Professor Cox has conducted research on integration of portfolio choice and consumer demand theories, public expenditure theory, credit rationing, energy policy, economics and political economics of minimum wage legislation, auction markets, job search models, decentralized mechanisms for control of monopoly, the utility hypothesis, the preference reversal phenomenon, procurement contracting, the lottery payoff experimental procedure, topics in social epistemology and legal theory, and group vs. individual behavior in strategic market games and fairness games. James C. Cox’s Bio

Experimental Economics, the official journal of the Economic Science Association, serves the growing group of economists around the world who use laboratory methods to study phenomena that are difficult to observe directly in naturally occurring economic contexts. The journal publishes high quality papers in any area of experimental research in economics and in related fields such as accounting, finance, political science, and the psychology of decision-making. Visit the journal website

Published quarterly, the Atlantic Economic Journal has an international reputation for excellent articles in all interest areas, without regard to fields or methodological preferences. For over a quarter century, the AEJ has traced some of the most critical economic changes and developments to occur on the global level. It is distributed to members and subscribers in over 60 countries worldwide. Visit the journal website


Dean Dabney

Dabney’s scholarly interests include the organizational culture within law enforcement agencies, forms of deviance and/or criminal behaviors that occur in organizational settings, and qualitative research methods. Dean Dabney’s Bio

The American Journal of Criminal Justice is a peer reviewed publication offering research on a wide array of criminal justice topics and issues. Coverage addresses the criminal justice process, the formal and informal interplay between system components, problems and solutions experienced by various segments, innovative practices, policy development and implementation, evaluative research, the players engaged in these enterprises, and a wide assortment of other related interests. Visit the journal website

The Journal of Drug Issues (JDI) was incorporated as a nonprofit entity in the State of Florida in 1971. In 1996, JDI was transferred to the Florida State University College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, and the Richard L. Rachin Endowment was established to support its continued publication. Since its inception, JDI has been dedicated to providing a professional and scholarly forum centered on the national and international problems associated with drugs, especially illicit drugs. Visit the journal website


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Leah Daigle

Dr. Daigle’s research and teaching interests include the causes and consequences of victimization, especially of sexual victimization. Her other research interests include the development and continuation of offending over time and gender differences in the antecedents to and consequences of criminal victimization and participation across the life-course. Leah Daigle’s Bio

The Journal of Criminal Justice Education is an official publication of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). JCJE provides a forum for the examination, discussion and debate of a broad range of issues concerning post-secondary education in criminal justice, criminology and related areas. The aim of JCJE is to enhance the quality of higher education in criminal justice and criminology. Visit the journal website


Paul Ferraro

Ferraro’s research activities focus on the design and evaluation of environmental policies and the institutions that implement the policies, the integration of biophysical and economic information in spatial modeling for environmental decision-making, and the experimental analysis of individual decision-making. Paul Ferraro’s Bio

Journal Conservation Biology is the most influential and frequently cited journal in its field. The journal publishes groundbreaking papers and is instrumental in defining the key issues contributing to the science and practice of conserving Earth’s biological diversity. Visit the journal website


W. Bartley Hildreth

Bart Hildreth joined the faculty in July 2009. Previously, at Wichita State University, Hildreth was the Regents Distinguished Professor of Public Finance with joint appointments in the public administration faculty of the Hugo Wall School of Urban and Public Affairs and the finance faculty of the W. Frank Barton School of Business.  Hildreth served as interim dean of the Barton School of Business in 2007-2008. W. Bartley Hildreth’s Bio

Public Budgeting & Finance serves as a forum for the communication of research and experiences on all facets of government finance and provides meaningful exchange between research from universities, private and nonprofit research institutes, practitioners in public financial markets, government agencies, and the experience of those who practice government budgeting and finance. Visit the journal website

American Review of Public Administration, peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is one of the elite scholarly journals in public administration and public affairs. ARPA focuses on public administration broadly defined, publishing scholarship on all aspects of the field, including such areas as organization and management studies, program and performance evaluation, and budgeting and financial management, network governance, public involvement and public service motivation. Although rooted in U.S. public administration, ARPA also carries research from international and comparative settings. Visit the journal website

The purpose of the Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management is to focues on the theories and practices which frame the fields of public budgeting. governmental accounting, and financial management. Visit the journal website

Public Administration Quarterly is a general journal publishing single-article manuscripts and symposia in all areas of public administration, and is committed to the consistent use of the blind-review process in making publishing decisions. It is affiliated with ASPA’s Section on Professional and Organizational Development and the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration. Visit the journal website

Public Performance & Management Review is a scholarly forum that addresses a broad range of factors influencing the performance of public and nonprofit organizations and agencies. Its objectives are to facilitate the development of innovative techniques and encourage a wider application of those already established; stimulate research and critical thinking about the relationship between public and private management theories; present integrated analyses of theories, concepts, strategies and techniques dealing with productivity, measurement and related questions of performance improvement; and provide a forum for practitioner-academic exchange. Visit the journal website

International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior brings together researchers and practitioners, both within and outside the United States, who are in the areas of organization theory, management, development, and behavior.  This journal covers all private, public and not-for-profit organizations’ theories and behavior. Visit the journal website

Journal of Health and Human Services Administration began publication in 1978 as the Journal of Health and Human Resources Administration. It is a blind-refereed journal dedicated to publishing articles, symposia and book reviews in all areas of health, hospital and welfare administration and management. Visit the journal website

Public Administration & Management: An Interactive Journal is a peer-reviewed online journal produced by Penn State University. It publishes articles of interest to both scholars and practitioners in the fields of public administration and management. As such, the scope of the journal’s coverage is very broad and does not neglect any topical areas. Visit the journal website

International Journal of Public Administration is an international, research-driven, peer-reviewed, publication aimed at exploring the latest developments in public administration and management – translating theory for practice and practice into theory. Its aim is to be truly global in scope, covering developed, emerging and transitional states and all areas of public activity. Visit the journal website


Barry Hirsch

Barry Hirsch is an applied labor economist whose research focuses on wage determination in U.S. labor markets. His work includes the study of union effects on economic performance and wages, imputation methods in government surveys, human capital, discrimination, area wage differentials, and specific labor markets (airlines, trucking, U.S. Postal Service, nursing, teachers, veterans). Barry Hirsch’s Bio

Industrial and Labor Relations Review is a leading interdisciplinary journal publishing original research on all aspects of the employment relationship.  The journal also publishes reviews of some 30 books per year. Visit the journal website

Corporate restructuring and downsizing, the changing employment relationship in union and nonunion settings, high performance work systems, the demographics of the workplace, and the impact of globalization on national labor markets – these are just some of the major issues covered in Industrial Relations. Visit the journal website

The Journal of Labor Research provides an outlet for original research on all aspects of behavior affecting labor market outcomes.  The Journal provides a forum for both empirical and theoretical research on the U.S. and international labor markets, and labor/employment issues. Visit the journal website

The Southern Economic Journal is a publication of the Southern Economic Association. The SEJ began its publication in 1933 and it is the 8th oldest American academic journal in the economic profession. Visit the journal website


Janelle Bassett Kerlin

Dr. Kerlin conducts research on politics and policy related to nonprofit development and operation often from an international perspective. Her present areas of interest include social enterprise and international nonprofit organizations. Current research involves a comparative study of social enterprise development across countries and research on trends in nonprofit commercial activity in the United States. Janelle Bassett Kerlin’s Bio

Social Enterprise Journal seeks to address this void by inviting scholars and practitioners to present their theories and frameworks for understanding social enterprise, and invites research that examines a range of topics related to this developing sector of the social economy. Visit the journal website


Gregory Lewis

Greg Lewis is known primarily for his research on race and sex differences in career patterns in the federal civil service and on attitudes of federal employees. More recently, his research focuses on the status of lesbians and gay men in American society and on public opinion on gay rights. Gregory Lewis’s Bio

American Review of Public Administration, peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is one of the elite scholarly journals in public administration and public affairs. ARPA focuses on public administration broadly defined, publishing scholarship on all aspects of the field, including such areas as organization and management studies, program and performance evaluation, and budgeting and financial management, network governance, public involvement and public service motivation. Although rooted in U.S. public administration, ARPA also carries research from international and comparative settings. Visit the journal website

The American Political Science Review presents peer-review research articles by political scientists of all subfields. APSR continues to be the foremost scholarly research journal of political science. Visit the journal website


Pete Lyons

Greg Lewis is known primarily for his research on race and sex differences in career patterns in the federal civil service and on attitudes of federal employees. More recently, his research focuses on the status of lesbians and gay men in American society and on public opinion on gay rights. Pete Lyons’ Bio

Journal of Public Child Welfare provides a broad forum for theory-based and applied research in child welfare. Rather than limit itself to primarily private agencies, this essential journal provides the quality research and comprehensive information that child welfare professionals and public agencies need most. The legal mandate of vital public child welfare programs is safety, permanence, and child and family well-being. With this in mind, the Journal of Public Child Welfare presents quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods theory-based or applied research, cogent reviews of the literature, policy analyses, and program evaluation articles about child welfare. Visit the journal website

Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment helps social workers firmly grasp developing issues in human behavior theories. It provides an outlet for empirically based articles about human behavior theory that facilitate social workers’ practice goals. This innovative journal is the first to address the complexities of human behavior in relation to social work and its relevancy to practice. This makes it an essential resource for classes in human behavior in the social environment. Visit the journal website


Mary Ohmer

Mary currently conducts research on a variety of community based research and evaluation projects, focusing primarily on community based initiatives. She has also published in several highly ranked social work and community psychology journals, including Social Work Research, Research on Social Work Practice, Journal of Social Service Research, and the Journal of Community Psychology. Mary Ohmer’s Bio

The Journal of Community Practice is an interdisciplinary journal grounded in social work. It is designed to provide a forum for community practice, including community organizing, planning, social administration, organizational development, community development, and social change. Visit the journal website