Call for Associate Editors, Journal of Hip Hop Studies

deadline for submissions: 
April 30, 2022
full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Hip Hop Studies

The ​Journal of Hip Hop Studies (JHHS) invites you to consider serving as an Associate Editor. Founded in 2012, JHHS plays an integral role in Hip Hop Studies, inside and outside of the academy. Moving forward, our aim is to lead the charge in academic innovation and challenging the academy’s role in propagating white supremacy. As a peer-reviewed, open-access journal hosted on Scholars Compass and published by Virginia Commonwealth University, ​JHHS provides a rigorous space for Hip Hop writing, thinking, and creativity. You are invited to make a vital contribution to this work.

As an Associate Editor, you will be a part of the decision-making team, contribute to the vision of the journal, and be involved in shaping the content of the issues we produce.

Main responsibilities:

Contribute to the editorial vision
Undertake peer reviews of submissions (typically about six per year)
Participate in quarterly editorial meetings by Zoom
Seek out and encourage submissions to the journal

JHHS is working on securing grants to aid in travel and compensation, but at present, the position is monetarily uncompensated.

Potential Specialty areas for Associate Editors:

+Books and Media Editor
+Performance Editor
+Conference and Academic Hip Hop Editor
+Grants & Funding Editor (for ​JHHS​)
+Global Hip Hop Editor

Please respond to the Editor-In-Chief with a statement of interest: Travis Harris, travis.t.harris@gmail.com. Feel free to circulate this posting among your networks. JHHS can be found at: https://scholarscompass.vcu.edu/jhhs/