About the Journal

Focus and Scope

American Journal of Human Ecology is a premier, peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to publishing groundbreaking research that delves into the intricate dynamics between humans and their environments. Our mission is to advance understanding of the complex relationships within human ecology and to advocate for sustainable environmental solutions.

Publication Model

AJHE embraces a hybrid publication model, combining the efficiency of Continuous Publication with the structured organization of quarterly issues. This model is designed to ensure the prompt dissemination of cutting-edge research while maintaining an organized archival system.

Key Features of Our Publication Model:

Continuous Publication:
  • Timeliness: Articles are published online immediately upon final acceptance.
  • Flexibility: We welcome submissions continuously, without traditional issue deadlines.
  • Visibility: Regular updates maintain ongoing engagement and visibility.
  • Citation Details: Each article is provided with a unique DOI.
Quarterly Issues:
  • Structured Archiving: Articles are compiled into four issues annually.
  • Volume and Issue Numbering: Each article is associated with a specific volume and issue number.

Accessibility and Archiving:

  • Annual Compilation: All articles are archived annually for easy retrieval.
  • Open Access: Articles are freely accessible to all readers.

Publication Frequency

The journal is published quarterly, releasing four issues annually.

Open Access Policy

The American Journal of Human Ecology adheres to an open access model, providing immediate and unrestricted access to its content. By making research freely available, we support wider global knowledge dissemination and contribute to the advancement of scholarly discourse and understanding in the field of human ecology.