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The Journal of Sex Research The official journal of The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality.

2019 JCR Impact Factors: 2 yr 3.683  /  5 yr 4.213

Ranked 4/108 journals in the Interdisciplinary, Social Sciences Category
Ranked 16/131 journals in the Psychology, Clinical Psychology Category

Copyright: Journal Citation Reports®, Clarivate Analytics
The Journal of Sex Research(JSR) is a scholarly journal devoted to the publication of articles relevant to a variety of disciplines involved in the scientific study of sexuality. Designed to encourage research and promote an interdisciplinary understanding of the diverse topics in contemporary sexual science, JSR publishes empirical reports, brief reports, theoretical essays, review articles, methodological articles, commentaries, and letters to the editor. 

The Journal does not accept personal narratives or case reports. JSR also publishes the Annual Review of Sex Research, devoted to comprehensive reviews of current topics in sexual science.

JSR actively seeks submissions from researchers around the world.
Want to submit a manuscript?
All submitted manuscripts are subject to initial appraisal by the JSR Editor, and, if found suitable for further consideration, to peer review by independent, anonymous expert referees. All peer review is double blind, and submission is online via ScholarOne Manuscripts. 

For details on submitting your manuscript CLICK HERE.
Inquiries to JSR 
All inquiries regarding JSR policy and manuscript preparation/submission should be sent to the JSR Editor: 

Cynthia A. Graham, PhD, C Psychol. 
Editor, Journal of Sex Research 
Professor of Sexual and Reproductive Health 
Department of Psychology, Room 44/3016 
Faculty of Social and Human Sciences 
Shackleton Building (B44) 
University of Southampton 
Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ UK 

Interested in receiving the Journal of Sex Research?


A subscription to The Journal — an annual value of $281.00 (USD) — is included with your SSSS membership.
You'll also have online access to all past issues — starting with Vol. 1, Issue 1 in 1965.


JSR Editorial Board

Cynthia A. Graham, PhD, C Psychol. 
University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

Associate Editors 

Christian Grov, PhD
City University of New York - Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, New York, New York 

Osmo Kontula, PhD
Population Research Institute, Helsinki, Finland 

Marta Meana, PhD
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada

Lucia O'Sullivan, PhD
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada 

Margaret Rosario, PhD
City University of New York - City College and Graduate Center, New York, New York 

Brian Willoughby, PhD
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 

Annual Review of Sex Research (ARSR) Editor 

Kirstin Mitchell, PhD
University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland 

Statistical Consultants 

Devon Hensel, PhD 
Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana 

John Sakaluk, PhD
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Consulting Editors 

Heather Armstrong, PhD
University of Southampton, Southampton, England 

Liza Berdychevsky, PhD
University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign, Illinois 

Karen L. Blair, PhD
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada 

Amy Bleakley, PhD, MPH
University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 

Shari Blumenstock, PhD
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 

Anthony F. Bogaert, PhD
Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada 

Lisa Bowleg, PhD
The George Washington University, Washington, DC 

Lori A. Brotto, PhD
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Sara B. Chadwick, MS
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 

Meredith Chivers, PhD
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada 

Aaron H. Devor, PhD
University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 

Lisa M. Diamond, PhD
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 

Michelle Drouin, PhD
Indiana University - Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana 

Shari L. Dworkin, PhD
School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, Washington 

Anke Ehrhardt, PhD
Columbia University, New York, New York 

Terri D. Fisher, PhD
Ohio State University at Mansfield, Mansfield, Ohio 

William A. Fisher, PhD
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada 

J. Dennis Fortenberry, MD, MS
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 

Amanda K. Gilmore, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 

Patrick R. Grzanka, PhD
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 

Gert Martin Hald, PhD
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Heather Hensman Kettrey, PhD
Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 

Amy L. Hequembourg, PhD
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 

Jenny A. Higgins, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 

Terry Humphreys, PhD
Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada 

Janet Shibley Hyde, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 

Taylor Kohut, PhD
University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada

Justin Lehmiller, PhD
The Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Consulting Editors, cont'd:

Amy Lykins, PhD
University of New England, Australia

Megan K. Maas, PhD
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Kathryn Macapagal, PhD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 

Kristen Mark, PhD

University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky  

Robin R. Milhausen, PhD
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Elizabeth M. Morgan, PhD
Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusetts

Charlene Muehlenhard, PhD
University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Pedro Nobre, PhD
Faculdade de Psicologia, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal

Spencer B. Olmstead, PhD
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

Anthony Paik, PhD
University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts

Richard Parker, PhD
Columbia University, New York, New York

Patrícia M. Pascoal, PhD
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Lisboa, Portugal

Jay P. Paul, PhD
University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Samuel L. Perry, PhD
University of Oklahoma - Norman, Norman, Oklahoma

Juliet Richters, PhD
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Theo Sandfort, PhD
New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, New York

Michael Seto, PhD
Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Robyn L. Shepardson, PhD
VA Center for Integrated Healthcare, Syracuse, New York 

Shayna Skakoon-Sparling, PhD

Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

Alexsandar Štulhofer, PhD
University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Bente Traeen, PhD
University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

Julia Velten, PhD
Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Virginia J. Vitzthum, PhD
Indiana University - Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana

Brooke Wells, PhD
Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania

Laura Widman, PhD
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

Malachi Willis, PhD
University of Glasgow, Scotland 

Paul J. Wright, PhD
The Media School, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

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