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April/May 2019

The Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy

The Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy, a scholarly peer-reviewed publication which examines the intersection of local and global issues concerning economic conditions, race, ethnicity, and gender, announces a call for papers that will explore the status of black academics trained and working in the discipline of sociology: The Status of Black Sociologists in the 21st Century. The Special Issue will be published in the Fall of 2020. Possible paper topics could include, but would not be limited to: the pipeline of PhD students in the field, the tenure and promotion outlooks for black scholars in the field, the publication output of blacks in the field, key issues of black women in the discipline, HBCU production compared to other institutions, and contemporary contributions of black sociological thought. Both conceptual and empirical submissions are encouraged.  We are particularly interested in papers that explore an intersectional lens to the topics noted above.  Submit a paper proposal (to include a 300-word abstract, proposed outline, biosketch for each author, and references) to  Deadline: June 28, 2019. inquiries should be directed to one of the guest editors, Dr. Mamadi Corra (, Dr. Zina McGee (zina.mcgee@hamptonu@edu), or Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder (

June 28, 2019