Research on Stress and Coping in Education Call for Volume Editors

The Research on Stress and Coping in Education series editors announce the call for volume editors for the upcoming book in the series. The series is affiliated with the Stress and Coping in Education Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association. This series is centered on understanding the sources, experiences, and consequences of stress and coping in education. We invite prospective editors to submit a proposal that is expected to appeal to a broad readership in the fields of education, psychology, sociology, and business.

Proposal Guidelines

Proposals for volume should include the following:

  1. Theme–Identification and description of the theme of the proposed volume.
  2. Rationale and justification–A rationale that describes the significance and timeliness of the theme for the field.
  3. Nature of contributions–A description of the nature of the contributions to be included in the volume. Explain whether chapters to be included in the volume will be by invitation only, whether there will be a general call for papers, or will there be both invited and a general call for papers. If there are to be invited chapters, indicate names of authors who will be invited to write chapters. One may also submit a proposal containing a collection of papers that have been presented at an academic conference.

Proposed time-line

The proposed time-line for the volume, e.g., the call, initial drafts submitted, reviews due, final editing, submission for printing, etc. Example time-line:

Call for manuscripts distributed May 15, 2016
Initial drafts of chapters due Aug 15, 2016
Revisions sent to authors Oct 15, 2016
Final chapters due from authors Dec 15, 2016
Volume submitted for publication Feb 1, 2017

Manuscript Guidelines

Manuscripts should be submitted electronically and formatted according to the author guidelines provided by Information Age Publishing located at

Manuscripts should be double-spaced, including references, notes, abstracts, quotations, and tables. The title page should include, for each author, name, institutional affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, and a brief biographical statement. The title page should be followed by an abstract of 100 to 150 words. Manuscripts should not exceed 30 pages (double-spaced), including tables, figures, and references. Manuscripts should not be simultaneously submitted elsewhere for publication, nor should they have been published elsewhere in considerably similar form or with considerably similar content.

Please e-mail your proposal or interest/questions about submitting a proposal for consideration to Gordon Gates ( Contact may also be made via post using the address Washington State University, PO Box 1495, Spokane, WA 99210-1495 or by phone: 509-358-7749.

Recent volumes in this series include:

  • Mindfulness for educational practice: A path to resilience for challenging work.
  • International Perspectives on Teacher Stress;
  • Personality, Stress, and Coping: Implications for Education;
  • Toward a Broader Understanding of Stress and Coping: Mixed Methods Approaches; and
  • Understanding Teacher Stress in an Age of Accountability.