Call for Book Review Editor – 2016

7 Jan

Call for Book Review Editor
Submission Deadline: January 31, 2016

Student Anthropologist, the Journal of the National Association of Student Anthropologists, is currently accepting applications for a new Book Review Editor for our 2016 issue (due out at the end of the year). The Book Review Editor is primarily tasked with soliciting books and manuscripts, working with authors throughout the manuscript revision process, and providing general support to the Editorial Board. (See Call for Editorial Board Members for details.)

Specifically, the Book Review Editor:

  • Identifies potential books for review and solicits desk copies from the publishers
  • Solicits book review manuscripts by posting Calls for Book Reviews
  • Identifies promising students and invites them to submit manuscripts
  • Works with authors throughout the revision process and adheres to the journal’s policies and expectations for book reviews

If you are interested in submitting an application, please send the following to the Editor of Student Anthropologist at studentanthropologist@gmail.com.

  1. Full name
  2. University Affiliation
  3. A current CV
  4. A brief response: What book would you recommend for review and why?
  5. Optional: A book review sample (from a journal or blog)

It is recommended that Book Review Editors are post-fieldwork PhD students.

Please be sure to review the Book Reviews from previous issues of Student Anthropologist (at studentanthropologist.wordpress.com) and familiarize yourself with the most recent Call for Book Reviews.

The deadline for applications is January 31, 2016.

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