Join the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Colorism Studies

The Editorial Team of the Journal of Colorism Studies invites applications for Editorial Review Board members. Working with members of the Editorial Advisory Board, members of the Editorial Review Board will review journal submissions and ensure that the journal responds timely to submissions.

The Editorial Review Board will consist of members willing to commit to reviewing articles two times each year. Successful candidates will become members of the board beginning in 2015 for three years.  Editorial Review Board members are responsible for reviewing submissions for accuracy, clarity, and research rigor; identifying the strengths and weaknesses of submissions; providing detailed comments on reviewed submissions, and providing recommendations for accepting or rejecting manuscripts for publication.  Note: Members will perform functions virtually.

We are also interested in applications from Guest Reviewers to review submissions for our special issue Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color, scheduled for publication in 2015.

Being a member of the Editorial Review Board means being professionally associated with the Journal of Colorism Studies. The names of members will be included in each issue, listed on the journal’s web page, and included on the website of the Intraracial Colorism Project, Inc.

Composition of the Editorial Review Board will include a wide variety of members representing the community, including organizational leaders, change agents, and educators from all sectors including scholars consisting of early career through senior academics. Members should possess a master’s and/or doctorate in topics published by the journal and have equivalent experience in a relevant subject.  We invite and encourage graduate students to submit applications.

Continued Success!

Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth


Dr. Julie Jung-Kim



Dissertation study on colorism and African American women in corporate America (participants needed)

My name is Mary Torres and I am a doctoral candidate at Argosy University, San Diego campus. I am doing a qualitative study on the how colorism affects African American women in corporate America.  I am looking for African American women that would be willing to volunteer to be interviewed for my study.  I am seeking to interview African American women in various positions in corporate America.  All participant information will be strictly confidential.  Each participant will be interviewed about their experiences with colorism and how they dealt with these situations.  All participants’ responses will be audio taped for later transcription by this researcher.

I can be contacted by phone or text at (619) 253-2236.  I can be reached by email at

Thank you for your assistance,


Mary Torres