Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men is a multidisciplinary research journal whose articles focus on issues related to aspects of Black men's experiences, including such topics as gender, masculinities, and race/ethnicity. Spectrum examines the social, political, economic, and historical factors that influence the life chances and experiences of African-descended males using disciplinary and interdisciplinary theoretical perspectives, empirical methods, theoretical analysis, and literary criticism.

Journal Details

  • Frequency: semiannually
  • ISSN: 2162-3244
  • eISSN: 2162-3252
  • Keywords: African Americans, African Studies, Black Communities, Civil Rights, Gender Studies, Hip Hop Culture, Masculinity, Race & Ethnicity, Slavery, Social Justice
  • First Issue: Volume 1, number 1 (2012)

Additional Information

Editorial Details

Editorial Office Contact Information
Email: reinhoudt.2@osu.edu

  • Judson L. Jeffries
Managing Editor
  • Molly Reinhoudt
Editorial Board
  • Carole Boyce Davies
  • Simone Drake
  • Floyd W. Hayes, III
  • bell hooks
  • Biodun Jeyifo
  • Chenelle Jones
  • Jeffrey Q. McCune, Jr.
  • Leon McDougle
  • H. Ike Okafor-Newsum (H. E. Newsum)
  • Robert Palmer
  • Townsand Price-Spratlen
  • Marlon B. Ross
  • James Stewart

Submission Info

Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines.

Authors may view the journal's style guide and submit manuscripts for consideration via the journal's online submissions portal. Registration for the site can be found here. A tutorial for registering with the site can be found here. Inquiries concerning manuscript submission should be directed to the editorial staff at reinhoudt.2@osu.edu.

Abstract & Index

  • Chadwyck-Healey: International Index to Black Periodicals
  • Clarivate Analytics: Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Clarivate Analytics: Web of Science