Call for Applications for Editors of the Southeastern Geographer

Call for Application for Editors of the Southeastern Geographer

Applications are invited for the editor or co-editorship of the Southeastern Geographer. The Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers is requesting proposals from individuals seeking consideration to become the next editor or co-editor of the Southeastern Geographer. The Southeastern Geographer is a quarterly publication of the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers.  The journal publishes research papers on all geographical topics, but the editors especially invite submissions that focus on the South.  The Southeastern Geographer is published by the University of North Carolina Press.

Each volume of the Southeastern Geographer is composed of four issues: two or three regular issues and one or two single-topic issues. These special issues provide an extensive look at one particular theme and are guest edited with support from the Editor(s). The regular issues also include strong reviews of books. Candidates for editor/co-editor should be established scholars in the area of Geography. The Editor is responsible for all aspects of publication associated with maintaining the Southeastern Geographer as the premier journal of its kind.  Applications are especially encouraged from co-editors from the same institution with different research interests.  In the past, the home institution of the editors has provided support for the editors by providing funds for a graduate student assistant to provide editorial support.

Applicants must submit a letter of intent detailing interest in the position, experience, and ideas for future development of the journal.  In addition, the letter must detail any institutional support that will be provided in support of the journal.

The timetable for the transition to the new editor(s) would officially be a start date of July 1, 2015 to begin working on the issue to be submitted to UNC Press for October 31, 2015.   The new editor(s) will have the opportunity and full support of the current editors to allow collaborating on the process to begin in the Spring of 2015. Letter of Intent: All individuals who intend to submit a proposal must send a letter of intent to the President of SEDAAG, Dr. Skeeter Dixon, at by October 31, 2014.  Please anticipate the SEDAAG Executive Committee will ask applicants of interest to present a proposal discussing their experience, ideas, and potential for university support to the committee at the 2014 meeting in Athens, GA (November 23, 2014).