Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

American Journal of Human Ecology publishes peer-reviewed research and theory on the interaction between humans and the environment.


Section Policies


All submissions to this section must be based on orginal research a clearly detailed methodology section.

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal uses double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous.


Publication Frequency

4 issues per year


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...


Subscription Information

Subscription Fees for printed version including postage expenses are as follows:

Individual - USD 240/ Institutional - USD 360 (4 issues per year).

Single Issue Price: USD 65