Author Guidelines

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Article Types Explanation Review Process Word-limit
Research Article Original reports of studies conducted on any topic related to public diplomacy. Research articles may be conceptual, theory-building, or empirical. They may also discuss methodological or pedagogical aspects of public diplomacy. Double-blind peer review 6000–9000 words including references
Research Note Short overviews of the findings of ongoing research projects. Reviewed by editors 2000–3000 words
Forum Forums are like special issues, but they don't require the empirical depth expected in research articles. A forum is a collection of discussion pieces on timely topics related to public diplomacy. Reviewed by editors 5–8 articles of 2000–3000 words
Practitioner Essay Practitioner or policymaker's essays on the practice of public diplomacy. Reviewed by editors 2000–4000 words
Book Review and Review Essay Reviews of recently published books. Book reviews could appraise an individual book or evaluate several books in one essay Reviewed by editors 700–1000 words (single book)2000–3000 words (review essay spanning several books)

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to JPD must be original and hitherto unpublished works that are not under review for publication in another outlet. All research and policy articles undergo a double-blind peer review. An initial decision relating to such submitted manuscripts is expected to take 1–2 months. Other article types are reviewed solely by the editors.

Submission Procedures

All manuscripts must be submitted via e-mail to journalofpd[at]gmail[dot]com.
Research and policy article submissions: Please submit one anonymized version and one version including the title page.
Other article types do not require anonymized submissions.
A cover letter is not mandatory, but authors can attach cover letters to their submissions.

Submission Deadlines

· for June issues: 31 January
· for December issues: 31 July

Special Issues and Forums

Special issues denote collections of research articles on specified subjects and are edited by guest editors. Like all original research articles, submissions to special issues are also subjected to an external double-blind peer-review process. Journal of Public Diplomacy accepts proposals for special issues or forums to be published in non-English languages. Proposals for special issues or forums may be sent via e-mail to jpd[at]kapdnet[dot]org

Style Guide

JPD welcomes free-formatted papers in any consistently applied reference style for the initial submissions. However, accepted papers must adhere to the following formatting and referencing style:

· Spacing: Single-spaced
· Alignment: Justified
· Font: Times New Roman
· Font size: 12
· Margins: 1-inch margins on all sides
· Indentation: All paragraphs begin with 0.3" indentation in the first line
· Spacing before/ after paragraphs. before: 0, after: 8 pts
· Footnotes: same as main text
· Notes: Please use minimal footnotes, not endnotes, for research and policy articles. Footnotes should not be used for any other manuscript types unless absolutely necessary.
· Abstract: Research articles, policy articles, and research notes must include abstracts and at least keywords after the title of the article. Other types of manuscripts should not include abstracts or keywords.
· Headings: First-level headings must be inscribed in bold type. Second-level headings must be typed using both bold and italics as emphases. Third-level headings must be italicized. Headings should not be numbered.
· Quotations: Use double quotation marks for directly cited text, followed by in-text citations with page numbers if possible. Long quotations or more than 40 words must be indented in a new paragraph without quotation marks.
· Referencing: Please use APA 7th Edition for in-text citations and the references placed as a separate section at the end of the manuscript.