By Ann Friou
University News Service
April 2, 2010
An international electronic journal of research on women and gender has published its first issue, online at www.jrwg.mcgs.txstate.edu/Current-Issue.html.
The peer-reviewed Journal of Research on Women and Gender is published by the Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and the Women and Gender Research Collaborative at Texas State University-San Marcos. The interdisciplinary journal, offered free annually over the World Wide Web, features research, pedagogical topics and creative projects from scholars around the world, including Texas State faculty. The inaugural issue includes 14 articles on:
“The journal presents an excellent opportunity to showcase critical and creative thinking around issues of local, national, and international importance,” said Sandra Mayo, director of the Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies, who organized the Women and Gender Research Collaborative in 2008.
The journal’s leadership includes executive editor Kate Peirce, on the faculty of Texas State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication; managing editor Terri Pantuso, Department of English; and production editor Sheila Bustillos Reynolds, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. The editorial board includes both Texas State faculty and faculty from other institutions representing numerous disciplines.
The editors are seeking submissions for the next issue.
More about the journal and its submission guidelines is available by visiting http://jrwg.mcgs.txstate.edu/.