American Journal of Arts Management

Editorial and Submission Policy

Submissions should be sent to:

Kevin Maifeld, Co-Editor
American Journal of Arts Management

Articles are uploaded to the AJAM website "as is."  We recommend that you use the following guidelines in formatting your document:

  • A single-spaced MS Word file of no more than 10,000 words in length (including notes and works cited) and using style of your choice (e.g., MLA), should be submitted as an e-mail attachment.
  • Provide your own copyright "notice" at the end of your document. 
  • A separate MS Word file should contain the title page with author's name, contact information and institutional affiliation. This document is for publication and will be embedded in the published article as the title page.  Submit as a separate attachment.
  • Illustrations are encouraged and should be embedded in your document as appropriate.  Embedded photographs must include credit: Photo by _______. Used by permission.
  • Your MS Word file will be converted to PDF and uploaded to the AJAM website.
  • AJAM acknowledges receipt of submission within 1 week. Notice of acceptance for publication takes an additional 30 days.
  • Simultaneous submissions are not accepted.

Review and Publication Process
A full double-blind refereeing process is used that comprises the following steps.

•Paper is sent to 2 reviewers for review. The reviewers' recommendations determine whether a paper will be accepted/accepted subject to change/subject to resubmission with significant changes/rejected.  For papers which require changes, the same reviewers will be used to ensure that the quality of the revised paper is acceptable.
• If the paper is accepted by the reviewers, author(s) will be notified via email.
•Author will be notified about the possible date of publication.

Copyrights for articles published in AJAM are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author's responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.


 Editorial Board

Claudia Bach, Principal and Founder, AdvisArts Consulting, Adjunct Faculty, MFA in Arts Leadership Seattle University  

Douglas DeNatale, Associate Director of the Practice/Program Director, Arts Administration Program, Boston University

B. Kathleen Gallagher, Assistant Professor,Southern Methodist University

Julie Goodman, Associate Professor, Arts Administration & Museum Leadership, Drexel University

Wen Guo, Assistant Professor of Arts Administration, Elon University

Sherri Helwig, Program Director, Arts Management, University of Toronto Scarborough

Mina Para Matlon, Managing Director, Imagining America

Jasmine Mahmoud, Assistant Professor of Theatre History and Performance Studies, School of Drama, University of Washington

Erica Bondarev Rapach, Associate Executive Director, The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland, Adjunct Faculty, American University Graduate Arts Management

Alan Salzenstein, Director of Performing Arts Management, DePaul University