|Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors|
Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (Oracle) 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. The ISSN is 2165-7858.
The Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors 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.
Acceptance RateThe 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.
CopyrightCopyright © 2020 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 AFA Central Office.
Research WeekTuesday, July 14 - Friday, July 17
AFA is excited to open registration for our Research Week events! We hope you can join us during the week’s virtual programming, but also make sure to schedule time to invest in your writing journey. As you write, research, and engage in programming, we encourage you to share your experience through social media using #AFAWrites.
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James P. Barber, Ph.D., William & Mary
Kate Steiner, Ph.D., Radford University
Adam McCready, Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Kahlin McKeown, FARMHOUSE Fraternity
Director of Marketing & Communications
Andrea Starks-Corbin, Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors
Peer Review Board
Amber Garrison Duncan, Ph.D., Lumina Foundation
Carolyn Whittier, Ph.D., Valparaiso University
No issues were published in 2007.
2020 issues of Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors are to come.