Publication Bootcamp: Writing for Scholarly Journals
November 13, 8:30-12:30
This workshop provides concrete structures, tools, and guidelines for publishing in scholarly social science journals. Particular emphasis is placed on theoretical framing, constructing the literature review, results and discussion of findings. Handouts and templates for writing are provided. The workshop concludes with tips for writing productivity.
Jacqueline Mattis, University of Michican, USA
Jacqueline S. Mattis (University of Michigan) conducts research on the positive psychological development of African American and African diasporic communities. She explores the link between religiosity/spirituality and empathy, altruism, forgiveness, volunteerism, and positive parenting. She has served as Associate Editor of the Psychology of Women Quarterly and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Spirituality and Psychology.
Kathleen Burlew, University of Cincinnati, USA
Kathy Burlew (University of Cincinnati) is a substance abuse researcher. Her current and recent projects include (1) the development and testing of culturally tailored interventions to reduce HIV risk among substance abusing males and females and (2) the evaluation of interventions for African American substance abusers and (3) the evaluation of the long term benefits of participation in family therapy for substance using adolescents. She is past Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Black Psychology, and has served on the editorial boards of and completed ad hoc reviews for numerous journals.