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Fall 10-31-2022


As Kean University is working towards a new Carnegie research classification of R2, it is becoming increasingly more important for faculty and students to publish in academic journals.

Carnegie Research Classification The Carnegie Classification has been the leading framework for ranking university programs in higher education scholarship for nearly 50 years (Huang, 2018). As Kean University seeks R2 status, which essentially means there is “High Research Activity” in and among their doctoral students and faculty, as well as a certain threshold of research expenditures (as reported in the Higher Education Research and Development Survey). That said, faculty need to know not only how to design and conduct research, but also how to be informed about where and how to publish their scholarly work.

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Journal Articles: How to Choose a Home for your Research