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An Insider's View into the Review Process
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by Kirsten L. Rewey - Saint Vincent College
Category: Editorials & Invited Articles
So you’ve mailed in your manuscript to the Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research. What happens next? Because I am a reviewer for the Psi Chi Journal, I can give you insights into the review process.
When Managing Editor Dr. Stephen Davis receives your manuscript, he will try to make the best possible match between the topic of the manuscript and the expertise and interests of three reviewers. For example, my area of expertise is information processing and learning strategies, and I have interests in the psychology of gender. If you submit a paper on any of these topics, Dr. Davis might ask me to review the manuscript.
When three reviewers have been identified...