Enacting Antiracism in the Journal of School Psychology

This session is from the NASP 2022 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 9
  • Skill Level: Advanced

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. prepare manuscripts for submission to the Journal of School Psychology which are responsive to efforts to center anti-racist research in the journal.
  2. identify how the Journal of School Psychology is integrating anti-racism into its submission and review processes.
  3. contribute to a broader conversation around how to integrate anti-racism into our field as a whole.


This presentation will describe the efforts of a committee within the Journal of School Psychology to implement policies and practices to promote antiracist scholarship within the field of school psychology. These efforts are focused in four major areas: (a) the structure of the journal and the guidance provided to authors, (b) journal personnel, (c) accountability of the journal, and (d) engagement in effective communication.



Austin H. Johnson, University of California, Riverside
Desiree Vega, University of Arizona
Stanley A. Garbacz, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Tai A. Collins, PhD, University of Cincinnati


Craig A. Albers


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