The Society for the
Study of Social Issues


Journal of Social Issues

Staff Information

Editor (2014-2017)
Ann Bettencourt, University of Missouri

Editorial Assistant 
Mollie Price

Current Editorial Board

Dominic Abrams, University of Kent, United Kingdom
Glenn Adams, University of Kansas, United States
Britney G. Brinkman, Chatham University, United States
Kim Case, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States
Chiu Chi-Yue, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Gregory Herek, University of California, Davis, United States
Ying-yi Hong, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Aarti Iyer, University of Queensland, Australia
John Jost, New York University, United States
David E. Livert, Penn State University, Lehigh Valley, United States
Lisa Molix, Tulane University, United States
Jodi Quas, University of California, Irvine, United States
Jennifer Richeson, Northwestern University, United States
Lisa Rosenthal, Yale University, United States
Martin Ruck, City University of New York, United States
Carey S. Ryan, University of Nebraska, Omaha, United States
Amelia E. Talley, University of Missouri, Columbia, United States
Maykel Verkuyten, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Johanna Vollhardt, Clark University, United States
Stacey L. Williams, East Tennessee State University, United States
Wendy Williams, Berea College, United States
Sabrina Zirkel, Mills College, United States

Previous Editors

Sheri Levy (2010-2013)
Rick Hoyle (2006-2009)
Irene Hanson Frieze (2001-2005)
Phyllis A. Katz (1997-2001)
Daniel Perlman (1993-1996)
Stuart Oskamp (1988-1992)
George Levinger (1984-1987)
Joseph E. McGrath (1979-1983)
Jacqueline D. Goodchilds (1974-1978)
Bertram A. Raven (1970-1973)
Joshua A. Fishman (1966-1969)
Leonard Solomon (1963)
Robert Chin (1960-1965)
John Harding (1956-1959)
M. Brewster Smith (1951-1955)
Harold H. Kelley (1949)
Ronald Lippitt (1944-1950)

Journal of Social Issues is published quarterly for the Society for the Psychological Study of Social issues by Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148, USA. Contact us by phone toll-free in the US at 1-800-835-6770; or at 781-388-8200; by fax at 781-388-8232; or by email: at Please visit the JSI pages at Wiley-Blackwell online.


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