The STAR Scholars network manages a portfolio of peer-reviewed scholarly journals. Learn about submission guidelines and opportunities below:

Journal of Underrepresented and Minority Progress

An interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed publication dedicated to sharing knowledge about the progress of minority and underrepresented communities in and across different social and national contexts, the Journal of Underrepresented and Minority Progress (JUMP) aims to advance knowledge about the progress of marginalized communities through theoretical and empirically-based research articles, book reviews, narrative essays, and reflective writing about positive changes and challenges, emerging policies and practices. The journal is international in scope and includes work by scholars in a wide range of academic fields including psychology, religion, sociology, business, social work, anthropology, and philosophy. The journal’s audiences include scholars and researchers of social sciences focusing their work on issues such as ethnicity and race, caste and class, religion and spirituality, gender sexual orientation, power and privilege, wealth and income, health and wellbeing, beliefs and value systems, and intersections of these issues.

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Higher Education

The Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Higher Education was started in collaboration with another non-US university. The journal is a scholarly publication that seeks to create conversations about education (esp. policy, practice, and research of teaching) among scholars across the academic disciplines and across national and cultural borders.

Journal of International Students

Journal of International Students (Print ISSN 2162-3104 & Online ISSN 2166-3750) addresses issues on international student affairs published from the United States of America. The goal of the Journal is to feature narrative, theoretical and empirically-based research articles, student/faculty reflections, study abroad experience, and book reviews relevant to international students and their cross-cultural experiences and understanding in higher education. This initiative reaches 4,000 professionals including scholars, professors, students; offices of international education, libraries, other programs; in 352 universities and colleges in the US and around the world (Top 5 countries: USA, UK, Canada, Australia, and China). The readership has a reach to 187 countries including United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, India, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Turkey, and Japan.

Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education 

Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education (JISE) is an international, open access, double-blind, and peer-reviewed academic publication. JISE is published bi-annually by the Center for Excellence in Education at Arkansas State University. The journal publishes interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary theoretical and empirically-based research articles, and book reviews related to all aspects of teaching and learning in K-12 and Higher Education. JISE serves as an intellectual platform for the research community. For submissions and questions, contact the editor, Prof. Dr. Amany Saleh at

Higher Education Politics & Economics

Higher Education Politics & Economics is the premiere interdisciplinary journal for political scientists, social scientists, and economists who explore the politics and economics of higher education. Articles combine disciplinary methods with critical insights to investigate major issues shaping federal, state, and institutional contexts. The journal features research and analysis on issues of interest to academics, institutional leaders, policymakers and the public, exploring complex political and economic issues including immigration, campus free speech, free college plans, guns on campus, performance-based funding, sexual assault, dual enrollment, and data privacy.

Journal of Comparative & International Higher Education

The  is the official journal of the Comparative and International Education Society’s (CIES) Higher Education Special Interest Group (HESIG). HESIG supports development, analysis, and dissemination of theory-, policy-, and practice-related issues that influence higher education. Accordingly, JCIHE publishes work from the complementary fields of comparative, international, and development education addressing these issues. Moreover, members of this Society have contributed to several publications including 5 books and about 300 articles published in prestigious academic journals.

Journal of Global Literacies, Technology, and Emerging Pedagogies

Journal of Global Literacies, Technology, and Emerging Pedagogies (JOGLTEP) publishes cutting edge theoretical, conceptual, methodological, and empirical/research-based papers in the areas of global literacies, new media technologies, and pedagogies. JOGLTEP focuses on  glocal (global + local) literacies, cross-cultural networked communities, digital global learning communities, trans-border and trans-national networked pedagogies, geopolitical dynamics of education, digital learning ecologies, and knowledge- and information-based societies. For questions, contact, Marohang Limbu, PhD, Michigan State University, at or