Call for Nominations for Journal Editors

Archives of Scientific Psychology

APA's Publications and Communications Board has opened a call nominations for the editorship of Archives of Scientific Psychology for the years 2015–2021.

Harris Cooper, PhD, is the incumbent editor.

Deadline for accepting nominations is October 15, 2014, when reviews will begin.

Nominate candidates through APA's EditorQuest website.

Prepared statements of one page or less in support of a nominee can also be submitted by email to Sarah Wiederkehr, Editor Search Liaison.

Search Committee

  • Jennifer Crocker, PhD (Co-Chair)
  • Patricia A. Bauer, PhD (Co-Chair)
  • Mark Appelbaum, PhD
  • Stephen M. Rao, PhD
  • Gary R. VandenBos, PhD

Candidates must be available to start receiving manuscripts in May 2015.

The ideal candidate will be someone who has broad interests in psychology, who can assemble a team of Associate Editors covering the entire field of psychology, is experienced with editorial work, and possesses excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills.

Given the unique features of Archives, the candidate must be dedicated to the concept of open access journals, open-methods disclosure, and collaborative data sharing.

Please note that participation by members of underrepresented groups in the publication process is encouraged and will be welcomed. Self-nominations are also encouraged.

The new Editor will be expected to join APA if not already a member.

About Archives of Scientific Psychology

Archives of Scientific Psychology is APA's first open access journal.

The journal has two other unique characteristics:

  • Archives is an open-methods journal, meaning that authors have completed questionnaires that provide nuanced description of the study's rationale, method, results, and interpretation.
  • The journal has a collaborative data sharing policy, where authors make the data that underlie the analyses presented in the paper available for use by qualified researchers.

Archives of Scientific Psychology spans the entire discipline of psychology, with articles grouped into the following 11 sections:

  • abnormal, clinical, and counseling psychology
  • applications of psychology
  • behavioral and cognitive neuroscience
  • cognitive psychology
  • comparative psychology
  • developmental and life span psychology
  • educational and school psychology
  • health and pediatric psychology
  • methods, measurement, and assessment
  • organizational psychology
  • social and personality psychology

Visit the Archives of Scientific Psychology web page for more information.