Indiana University Press has announced the launch of a new scholarly, peer-reviewed journal on the black male experience in the United States. Spectrum: The Journal on Black Men will be published twice a year, beginning in March.
The journal will be produced under the guidance of the department of African American and African studies at Ohio State University, chaired by H. Ike Okafor-Newsum. The editorial board includes faculty from colleges and universities across the country who teach subjects ranging from English and sociology to education policy and leadership.
The general editors of the new journal are Judson Jeffries, professor and director of the African American and African Studies Community Extension Center at Ohio State University and Terrell L. Strayhorn, associate professor and senior research associate at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity at Ohio State.