Deadline: May 30, 2012

The Hmong Studies Journal invites article submissions for its 2012 issue (Volume 13).

The Hmong Studies Journal is a unique and established peer-reviewed Internet-based
academic publication devoted to the scholarly discussion of Hmong history, Hmong
culture, Hmong people, and other facets of the Hmong experience in the U.S., Asia and
around the world. The Hmong Studies Journal has published 14 online issues in 12
volumes and 98 scholarly articles since 1996, over this time, the Hmong Studies Journal
has established itself as the most authoritative and widely cited scholarly publication
focused upon Hmong Studies.

The Hmong Studies Journal will accept the following types of submissions:

  • Original Research Articles
  • Book Reviews
  • Letters/Commentary articles related to important scholarly issues in Hmong Studies
    and/or in response to other published scholarly works in Hmong Studies
  • Photo Essays (with Narratives) that inform about the adaptation of the Hmong
    diaspora and various aspects of the Hmong culture

Please note: As a peer-reviewed journal, the Hmong Studies Journal reserves the right to
suggest and request revisions to any submitted article. The editors, editorial board and
blind peer reviewers of the Hmong Studies Journal will review all articles and subsequent
drafts for possible submission and will decide whether articles are to be accepted or

Original Research Article manuscripts should be submitted in "Uniform format" and
should be organized, as follows:

1.  Abstract
2.  Introduction/Background
3.  Methods [and Material]
4.  Results
5.  Discussion
6.  References

Hmong Studies-related scholarly articles from all disciplinary backgrounds and
perspectives are welcome. Works considered for submission must not have been
previously published elsewhere. Works consisting primarily of non-original literature
reviews of other works generally are not accepted. Neither are works that consist
primarily of political-oriented commentary. Articles for submission review should be sent
by e-mail attachment to Mark E. Pfeifer, PhD, Editor,

To view the manuscript review form used by the Hmong Studies Journal's blind peer
reviewers to assess articles for publication visit:

To view the press release for the publication of Hmong Studies Journal Volume 11 visit:

Volume 11 and previous volumes of the Hmong Studies Journal may be viewed online at:

All of the Hmong Studies Journal articles published since 1996 listed by scholar name
may be viewed here:

All of the Hmong Studies Journal articles published since 1996 listed by topic may be
viewed here:

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The Hmong Studies Journal is an open access, peer-reviewed journal available free of
charge on the internet to students, scholars and the community. The scholarly contents
of the Hmong Studies Journal are also distributed to thousands of academic libraries
around the world through content sharing agreements with EBSCO,  ProQuest, H.W.
Wilson and Gale/Cengage. The journal is included in EBSCO's Academic Search
Complete database, ProQuest's Ethnic News Watch database, H.W. Wilson's Social
Science Full-Text database, Gale/Cengage's Academic OneFile, Global Issues in
Context, History Resource Center and InfoTrac databases as well as the Asia-Studies
Full-Text database.

Hmong Cultural Center ( and the organization's Hmong Resource
Center Library in Saint Paul ( are partners of the Hmong Studies
Journal in producing and disseminating the journal’s print editions.

Most of the volumes of the Hmong Studies Journal are also available in print format from
Hmong ABC Bookstore

Mark E. Pfeifer, PhD
Editor, Hmong Studies Journal and Hmong Studies Internet Resource Center