About the NACADA Journal

The NACADA Journal was founded in 1981. It is the biannual (published in June and December each year) refereed journal sponsored by NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising. The NACADA Journal exists to advance scholarly discourse about the research, theory and practice of academic advising in higher education. For more than 35 years the NACADA Journal has served as the preeminent authority on academic advising in higher education. Research is broadly defined by NACADA as “scholarly inquiry into all aspects of the advising interaction, the role of advising in higher education, and the effects that advising can have on students” (NACADA Task Force on the Infusion of Research, 2008). This definition is, in part, based on Boyer’s (1990) four elements of scholarship of discovery, integration, application, and teaching and grounded in a belief that research, theory, and practice are interconnected and dynamic. 

Readership: NACADA member receive print copies of the NACADA Journal as a benefit of membership. Electronically, the NACADA Journal is "open source" and can be accessed at http://nacadajournal.org/.

NACADA Journal issue 38(1) was mailed to current NACADA members on August 6.  PDFs of articles from this issue can be found at http://www.nacadajournal.org/toc/jnaa/current.  

Articles for issue 38(2) are in copy edit.  We anticipate that issue 38(2) will be published in late December and mailed in January, 2019.  

Journal Editorial Board members needed! 

The NACADA Journal is accepting applications from individuals interested in serving as manuscript reviewers. The premiere publication of NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising, the Journal publishes research and scholarship that clearly advances the research, theory, and practice connection within the academic advising field. The Journal publishes two issues each year and is available in print and open source venues. To ensure the highest quality publication, the Journal editorial process is based on double-blind reviews in which both reviewers and authors remain anonymous.

The Editorial Board is seeking faculty and practitioners with expertise in a variety of areas related to the manuscripts published. The Board highly encourages applications from those with skills related to methodology, statistical analysis, or content expertise. While NACADA membership is preferred, it is not required. The term of service is 3 years, with an opportunity to continue for a second term.

Those interested in participating as a member of the Editorial Board should send a CV or resume, a letter expressing interest in reviewing manuscripts, and a brief list of areas of expertise as they relate to research and scholarship to journals@ksu.edu. Applications usually are reviewed within 10 days of receipt. 




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NACADA Journal:  

  • ISSN 0271-9517
  • e-ISSN 2330-3840