Higher Education in Review (HER) is pleased to announce its call for papers.[Click here to download the call for web content]
HER is an independent, refereed journal published by graduate students of the Higher
Education Program at the Pennsylvania State University. Our mission is to make a
substantive contribution to the higher education literature through the publication of high-
quality research studies, scholarly papers, and literature reviews in areas related to the
university, the four-year college, the community college, and other institutions of higher
learning. In so doing, we provide graduate students first-hand experience with the
Our print journal is distributed to leading higher education graduate programs nation-wide
and is electronically available, free of charge, on our web site. First authors must be currently-
enrolled graduate students or have written their manuscript during graduate school.
Graduate students from a variety of disciplines and fields (e.g., education, sociology,
economics, law, and psychology) are encouraged to submit their work for consideration.
Submissions are accepted year-round.
Please contact us at HigherEducationInReview@psu.edu with any questions you may have
regarding Higher Education in Review. We look forward to receiving your submission!
Manuscripts should include a clearly specified research question, present a theoretical or
conceptual framework, employ appropriate research methods, and contribute knowledge to
the body of higher education literature. Pieces submitted for publication in print
are subject to an editorial review process to ensure high standards for
HER will consider the following for print publication:
Complete and include the Checklist for Authors form.
Submit manuscript to HigherEducationInReview@psu.edu with the subject heading
“Submission for HER Print”.