Journal Policies

Editorial Policy

Communication Studies is committed to publishing high-quality original scholarship focused centrally on human communication processes. Articles published in Communication Studies should represent the diversity of scholarship that composes the study of human communication, regardless of philosophical, theoretical, or methodological underpinnings. Published essays and reports of studies should make important and noteworthy contributions to the advancement of human communication scholarship. Communication Studies supports research and writing free of sexism and other biases.

The Editor assumes that manuscripts submitted to Communication Studies are original, unpublished, and not under consideration by other publication outlets. Communication Studies follows a policy of masked peer review. To ensure such a masked reviews, include no author-identifying information beyond the title page.

Communication Studies (Print ISSN 0008-9575; Online ISSN 1745-1035) (formerly the Central States Speech Journal) is a quarterly publication of the Central States Communication Association. The journal is published five times per year.

CSCA Permission Policy

Communication Studies is published by Taylor & Francis.

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CSCA Newsletter

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