About the Journal

Women, Gender, and Families of Color is a multidisciplinary journal that centers the study of Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and Asian American women, gender, and families. Within this framework, the journal encourages theoretical and empirical research from history, the social and behavioral sciences, and humanities including comparative and transnational research, and analyses of domestic social, political, economic, and cultural policies and practices within the United States.


The journal has a rolling submission policy and welcomes manuscripts, proposals for guest-edited special issues, and book reviews at any time.   Click here for more information on manuscript guidelines, submissions, and guest-edited issues.


WGFC is published bi-annually in the spring and fall. Issues are available in hard copy and electronically through ProjectMuse and JSTORWGFC is sponsored by the University of Kansas, housed within its Department of American Studies, and published by the University of Illinois Press.

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Editor: Jennifer Hamer


Managing Editor: Kathryn Vaggalis