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Oracle Research Journal

Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors is a peer-reviewed electronic journal dedicated to the study of fraternities and sororities. Oracle content is also available in Academic Search Complete, Academic Search Premier, Academic Search Elite, and SocINDEX with full text.

 

Leadership

Editor

Georgianna L. Martin, Ph.D.University of Georgia | oracle@afa1976.org

 

Associate Editors

James Barber, Ph.D., The College of William and Mary

Teniell Trolian, University of Iowa


Editorial Assistant

Diane Hernandez, The College of William and Mary, Doctoral Candidate

 

Marketing & Communications Manager

Andrea Starks-CorbinAssociation of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors

 

Peer Review Board
J. Patrick Biddix, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee
David Grady, Ph.D.
University of Iowa

Gentry McCreary, Ph.D.
Dyad Strategies, LLC

Denny Bubrig, Ph.D.
Sanford University
Dennis Gregory, Ed.D.
Old Dominion University
Donald Mitchell, Jr. Ph.D.
Grand Valley State University
Daniel Bureau, Ph.D.
University of Memphis
Michael Hevel, Ph.D.
University of Arkansas
Andy Morgan, Ph.D.
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Mari Ann Callais, Ph.D.
Delta Delta Delta
Steven M. Janosik, Ed.D.
Virginia Tech
Kimberly Nehls, Ph.D.
University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Trace Camacho
Michigan State University

Matthew Johnson, Ph.D.
Central Michigan University

Eric Norman, Ed.D.
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
Amber Garrison Duncan, Ph.D.
University of Oregon
John Wesley Lowery, Ph.D.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Joshua Schutts
University of West Florida
Charles Eberly, Ph.D.
Eastern Illinois University
Malinda Matney, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
Carolyn Whittier, Ph.D.
Valparaiso University 
Cassie Barnhardt, Ph.D. University of Iowa Brandon Common
Illinois Wesleyan University
Robert Wood
Dept. of Defense at the Pentagon
Travis Martin
University of Georgia
Adam McCready, Doctoral Candidate
Boston College
Jennifer Plagman-Galvin, Doctoral Candidate
Iowa State University
Pietro Sasso, Ph.D.
Monmouth University
Michele Smith, Ph.D.
Missouri State University
Dianne Timm, Ph.D.
Eastern Illinois University




Submissions 

The Association of Fraternity/Sorority Life welcomes submissions; research articles for Oracle should stress the underlying issues or problems that stimulated the research; treat the methodology concisely; and, most importantly, offer a full discussion of results, implications, and conclusions. We also encourage the submission of thoughtful, documented essays or historical perspectives.

Oracle
advances the study of college fraternities and sororities through a peer-reviewed academic journal promoting scholarly discourse among partners invested in the college fraternal movement. Oracle serves as the premier forum for academic discourse and scholarly inquiry regarding the college fraternity and sorority movement. Oracle is published biannually. 


Click here to review the full submission guidelines. 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate for Oracle: Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors is 50%. The majority of articles are not accepted when first submitted. As a core purpose, Oracle promotes the development of scholars in the field of fraternity/sorority studies as well as the advancement of thoughtful conversation and reflection on fraternity/sorority participation.

To achieve this purpose, the Editorial Board is committed to working with authors from initial submission to publication as long as the submission meets the three basic requirements for consideration. The study must be: (1) empirically grounded, (2) conceptually sound, and (3) related to fraternity/sorority participation as a field of study.

 

Copyright

Copyright © 2016 Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors, Inc. (AFA). All material contained in this publication is the property of AFA. The opinions expressed in the Oracle do not necessarily reflect those of AFA. Requests for permission to reprint should be sent to the Central Office.

Oracle Issues

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Volume 11, Issue 1, Spring 2016 PDF (531.43 KB) Administration 5/11/2016
Special Anniversary Issue PDF (4.01 MB)  more ] Administration 12/4/2015
Volume 10, Issue 1, Summer 2015 PDF (849.45 KB) Administration 7/25/2015
Volume 9, Issue 1, Spring 2014 PDF (1.78 MB) Administration 7/29/2014
Volume 8, Issue 1, Spring 2013 PDF (588.17 KB) Administration 7/29/2014
Volume 7, Issue 2, Fall 2012 PDF (605.14 KB) Administration 7/29/2014
Volume 7, Issue 1, Spring 2012 PDF (815.89 KB) Administration 7/29/2014
Volume 6, Issue 2, Fall 2011 PDF (966.71 KB) Administration 7/29/2014
Volume 6, Issue 1, May 2011 PDF (409.15 KB) Administration 7/29/2014
Volume 5, Issue 2, November 2010 PDF (391.08 KB) Administration 7/29/2014
Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2010 PDF (1.92 MB) Administration 7/29/2014
Volume 4, Issue 2, September 2009 PDF (1.28 MB) Administration 7/29/2014
Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2009 PDF (1.85 MB) Administration 7/29/2014
Volume 3, Issue 2, August 2008 PDF (495.5 KB) Administration 7/29/2014
Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2008 PDF (1.07 MB) Administration 7/29/2014
Volume 2, Issue 2, September 2006 PDF (389.1 KB) Administration 7/29/2014
Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2006 PDF (5.76 MB) Administration 7/29/2014
Volume 1, Issue 1, August 2005 PDF (3.29 MB) Administration 7/29/2014
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