Editorial staff

 

Meggan Madden

Executive Editor, 2016-2019
The George Washington University

Gerardo Blanco-Ramirez

Executive Editor, 2017-2020
University of Massachusetts Boston

 
 

Rosalind Latiner Raby

Editor-in-Chief, 2016-2019
California State University, Northridge

Bernhard Streitwieser

Senior Editor, 2017-2020
The George Washington University

Nickie Smith

Managing Editor, 2017-2019
The George Washington University

 

Duties of Editor/Copy Editor

Publication Decisions: Based on the review report of the Editorial Review Board, the editor has complete responsibility and authority to accept, reject, or request modifications to the manuscript.

Review of Manuscripts: The editor must ensure that each manuscript is initially evaluated by the editor for originality, making use of appropriate software to do so. Following desk review, the manuscript is forwarded to a double blind peer review to the editorial review board who will make a recommendation to accept, reject, or modify the manuscript.

Fair Review: The editor must ensure that each manuscript submitted to the Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education is reviewed for its intellectual content without regard to sex, gender, race, religion, citizenship, etc. of the authors.

Confidentiality: The editor must ensure that information regarding manuscripts submitted by the authors is kept confidential.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: The editor of this Journal shall not use unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript for his/her own research without written consent of the author.

Errata Information: The editor must publish errata pages or make corrections when needed.

Ethical Guidelines: The editor shall ensure that all research material they publish conforms to internationally accepted ethical guidelines.

Proof of Misconduct: The editor should not reject papers based on suspicions, they should have proof of misconduct.

Accountability: Editors attend four annual meetings through video conferences or virtual communications and advise on journal policy and scope, suggest ideas, new initiatives and programs if necessary to include in the journal. They may review submitted manuscripts, identify topics for special issues or attract new authors and submissions if necessary.

Duties of Advisory Board Members

The advisory board typically consists of a group of prominent scholars in the field of comparative and international higher education.

In the Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education, the advisory board members are ambassadors for the journal.

Board members attend one annual meeting through video conferences or virtual communications and advise on journal policy and scope, suggest ideas, new initiatives and programs if necessary to include in the journal. They may review submitted manuscripts, identify topics for special issues or attract new authors and submissions if necessary.

Regional Editors:

Africa

John Bonnell
Michigan State University
Lilian Butungi
New York Institute of Technology

Asia/Pacific

Moon Sook Jeong
University of Alberta
Stephanie Kim
University of California at Berkeley
Michael Lanford
University of Southern California
MaryBeath Marklein
George Mason University
Tahira Naushahi
Allama Iqbal Open University

Europe

Veysel Gökbel
University of Pittsburg
Marta Shaw
Jagiellonian University in Kraków
Ligia Toutant
University of California at Los Angeles

Latin America

Paulina Berrios
Universidad de Chile
Dante Salto
National University of Córdoba

Middle East & North Africa

Hana Addam El-Ghali
American University of Beirut
Seungah Lee
Stanford University
Manar Sabry
Birmingham University (SUNY)
 

United States & Canada

Moon Sook Jeong
University of Alberta

General

Chris Glass
Old Dominion University
Morgan Keller
Clemson University
Taya Owens
University at Albany (SUNY)
Karen Robson
McMaster University

 

 

Duties of Peer Reviewers: 

Confidentiality: Reviewers should keep all information regarding papers confidential and treat them as privileged information.

Acknowledgement of Sources: Reviewers must ensure that authors have acknowledged all sources of data used in the research.

Standards of Objectivity: Reviews should be conducted objectively, with no personal criticism of the author (see manuscript review rubric)

Supporting Arguments: Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments

Plagiarism, Fraud and Other Ethical Concerns: Reviewers should let the editor know if you suspect/find that a manuscript is a substantial copy of another work, citing the previous work in as much detail as possible.

Relevant Work: Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors.

Conflicts of Interest: Reviewers should not review manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

Promptness: In the event that a reviewer feels it is not possible for him/her to complete review of manuscript within stipulated time then this information must be communicated to the editor so that the manuscript could be sent to another reviewer

Process Completion: In the event reviewers recommend manuscript revisions, it is expected they will also review revised submissions to ensure the edited manscript effectively addresses the critiques reviewers provided during their prior review(s).

Accountability: Review members attend two annual meetings through video conferences or virtual communications and suggest ideas, new initiatives, and programs if necessary to include in the journal. They review submitted manuscripts, identify topics for special issues or attract new authors and submissions if necessary.

Current Reviewers:

Amy Pojar
University of California at Los Angeles
Mayra Serna-Gallegos
California State University, Long Beach
Marc Thomas
Community College of Denver
Christina W. Yao
University of Nebraska - Lincoln

 

Lilian Butungi
New York Institute of Technology
Jorge Delgado
University of Pittsburg
Moon Sook Jeong
University of Alberta
Shahrzad Kamyab
Independent Consultant