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Are you interested in contributing your work for the journal?

We welcome work relating to the mass incarceration system and communication studies. Work submitted to Prison BA Journal should be inclusive and not include defamatory language.

The following are standards for publication that all submissions must meet:

1. All work must be original and properly credited to the authors.

2. All research regarding participants is ethical, professional, institutional, and legal.

Informed consent has been obtained with limited risk presented.

3. Scholarship reported is authentic.


Papers submitted to Prison BA Journal will be peer-reviewed without bias by our panel of editors. All submissions should be accompanied by a cover letter including a 75-word biography with full contact information, including an email address.


Please send all submissions to:

Dr. Kamran Afary

Supervising Editor, Prison BA Journal

Department of Communication Studies

California State University, Los Angeles

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