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  • Call for Nominations for the position of Editor, Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice

The Editorial Committee of the Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice (CJCCJ) invites nominations for the position of Editor of CJCCJ. The Journal is owned by the Canadian Criminal Justice Association (CCJA). The Editor will be appointed by the Board of Directors of the CCJA, on the recommendation of the Editorial Committee and the Executive Director of the CCJA. The new Editor will take up her or his position on July 1, 2014 for a term to be negotiated with the Editorial Committee.

The Journal accepts submissions and publishes articles in English and French. Preference is given to articles with Canadian content and to those related in some way to a Canadian project, institution, practice, etc. The Journal is published four times a year, with occasional special issues, by the University of Toronto Press on behalf of the Canadian Criminal Justice Association.

The Editor, in consultation with the Editorial Committee, is responsible for all editorial content of the Journal. The Editor’s principal duties include managing the review process for submitted manuscripts, selecting articles for publication in the Journal, and providing the publisher in a timely manner with the contents of each forthcoming issue. In addition, the Editor solicits manuscripts, provides support to the publisher as needed in the production process and the triennial funding application to SSHRC, selects and works with guest editors of special issues, and chairs the Editorial Committee. In consultation with the Editorial Committee, the Editor develops and implements the Journal’s editorial policies, manages the membership of the Editorial Advisory Board, and ensures the high professional standards and scientific integrity of the Journal.

The Canadian Criminal Justice Association provides the part-time services of a bilingual Editorial Secretary who works at its Ottawa office.

Nominations in English and/or French, should be submitted electronically to the editorial office of CJCCJ, at, and copied to the Executive Director of the CCJA, at Self-nominations are welcome. Nominations should include full contact information for the nominator and nominee, a statement that the [End Page i] nominee is willing to be considered for the position, the nominee’s CV, and a statement about the nominee’s qualifications for the position. The Editorial Committee is looking for a new Editor who has an established record of Canadian criminological scholarship, an understanding of the mission of the Journal, indicated by experience with the Journal in any of a variety of activities (e.g. manuscript submission, reviewing, editorial board experience), and organizational skill and intellectual leadership.

Informal inquiries may be made to the current Editor, Peter Carrington, at or 519-888-4567 ext. 33961, or to any member of the Editorial Committee; the members are listed on the back cover of any issue of the Journal, and on the Journal’s website, at:

Nominations must be received by February 28, 2014. [End Page ii]



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