Publication Outlets for Engaged Scholarship

Nashman Top Picks: Peer-Reviewed Journals Publishing Community-Engaged Scholarship


Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

A national, peer-reviewed journal for college and university faculty and administrators that [endeavors] to publish the highest quality research, theory, and pedagogy articles related to higher education academic service-learning.


Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship 

A peer-reviewed international journal that integrates teaching, research, and community engagement in all disciplines, addressing critical problems identified through a community-participatory process.


Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

Premier, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal to advance theory and practice related to all forms of outreach and engagement between higher education institutions and communities.


Journal of Experiential Education (JEE) 

Peer-reviewed, scholarly journal presenting a diverse range of articles in subject areas such as outdoor adventure programming, service learning, environmental education, therapeutic applications, research and theory, the creative arts, and much more.


Journal of College and Character

Published quarterly, this professional journal encourages the submission of manuscripts from a wide range of academic and professional fields, including higher education, student affairs, psychology, religion, sociology, business, social work, philosophy, law, and education. Topics center on research and practice  on issues related to ethics, values, and character development in a higher education setting.



A peer-reviewed journal, provides a forum for scholarship on writing, service-learning and community literacy.


Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action

First national, peer-reviewed scholarly journal dedicated to Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR)


International Journal for Service-Learning in Engineering

Publishes original work by students and researchers with a specific focus on implication for service learning in engineering, engineering entrepreneurship in service, or related service learning pedagogy.


Urban Education

Thought-provoking commentary on key issues from gender-balanced and racially diverse perspectives.


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