AFCC Seeks Associate Editor for Family Court Review

I received this announcement yesterday from Peter Salem, Director of the Association for Family and Conciliation Courts. AFCC is looking for an Associate Editor for the quarterly academic and research journal Family Court Review. They are looking for someone with a social and/or behaviorial science background, preferably affiliated with an academic institution...

Position Available: Associate Editor, Family Court Review

Family Court Review (FCR), the quarterly academic and research journal of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), seeks applications for the newly created position of Associate Editor. AFCC is an interdisciplinary association of judges, lawyers, mediators, mental health professionals, social scientists, court administrators, educators and others that promotes constructive methods of family conflict resolution in collaboration with family courts.

FCR is a peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal published at Hofstra University Law School, edited by a student editorial staff under the supervision of the Editor, Professor Andrew Schepard. FCR has a distinguished international editorial board of diverse background reflecting the diverse professional backgrounds and interests of AFCC members. Beginning in January 2005, FCR will be published by Blackwell Publishing, a major publisher of academic journals.

The Associate Editor will work closely with the Editor and student staff of FCR and the FCR Editorial Board to promote the interdisciplinary mission of FCR and AFCC. The Associate Editor?’s qualifications should emphasize empirical research in the social and behavioral sciences, especially in how the legal process affects the interests of families and children, and the ability to work and communicate with interested interdisciplinary audiences. The Associate Editor will be paid a small stipend to help cover travel costs to meetings of AFCC and FCR.

A detailed description of the Associate Editor?’s position and the application process may be requested by from Betty Black Leonardo, Executive Secretary to the Search Committee, at or call (516) 463-5928. The deadline for submitting applications and supporting material is August 15, 2004. More information about AFCC can be obtained from its website More information about Family Court Review can be obtained at its website

More information about Blackwell Publishing can be obtained from its website,

Added June 20, 2004