Virginia Social Science Journal


The Virginia Social Science Journal (ISSN 0507-1305) is a refereed journal published by the Virginia Social Science Association. It seeks to encourage research in the social sciences broadly construed. Publication is not confined to Virginia-related research nor is it confined to scholars working in Virginia; the Journal is interested in all manuscripts of interest and concern to social scientists. The Journal routinely publishes papers in the areas of anthropology, business, criminology and justice studies, economics, education, geography, history, political science, psychology, and sociology.

Editorial Board

Jennifer Gauthier
Professor of Communication Studies
Randolph College

Beverly Colwell Adams
Assistant Dean and Associate Professor of Psychology
The University of Virginia

JoEllen Pederson
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Longwood University