About This Journal

The International Journal of Human Rights Education publishes articles; reviews of books, reports and curricula; pedagogy, community, and praxis pieces; community-based commentary and artwork from the global field of human rights education. IJHRE is co-recipient of the inaugural Human Rights in Higher Education Award from the University and College Consortium for Human Rights Education.

Articles: The International Journal of Human Rights Education accepts article submissions that are between 7,000-9,000 words (inclusive of references) utilizing APA citation style. Diverse methodological and theoretical perspectives are encouraged. Authors collecting data must have Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects (IRBPHS) or other approval for the ethical collection of data. Authors must attest to honoring ethical standards to the ownership and creation of the work they present; this Journal will not tolerate plagiarism in any form.

Reviews: The Journal will also feature reviews of new books, curricula and reports in the field of human rights education. Suggestions can be emailed and/or books/reports/curricula mailed to IJHRE@usfca.edu. These reviews should be 1,000-1,200 words (inclusive of references).

Pedagogy, Community, and Praxis/Community-Based Commentary: Pedagogy, Community, and Praxis pieces or commentary can be up to 2,000-3,000 words (inclusive of references) and pertain to engaged projects, the process of developing new materials, and/or reflections from the field.

Artwork: Artists whose work addresses human rights education are encouraged to submit images that will be considered for the cover of each issue of the journal. Artists will be credited on the journal website. For consideration, please email your original image (no larger than 25MB) to IJHRE@usfca.edu.

For all submissions, please see Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for details. Although our hosting site bepress can provide limited technical support, it is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article in Microsoft Word file that the editorial team will then convert to a PDF file upon final approval.