Journal of Career Development: Recommendations for Future Journal Practices for Integrating Career Theory, Research and Practice

  • Lisa Y. Flores University of Missouri



This chapter appears in J. P. Sampson, E. Bullock-Yowell, V. C. Dozier, D. S. Osborn, & J. G. Lenz (Eds.), Integrating theory, research, and practice in vocational psychology: Current status and future directions. Tallahassee, FL: Florida State University. Retrieved from

The chapter is based on a paper presented at the conference of the Society of Vocational Psychology, May 16–17, 2016, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.  A video presentation of a preliminary version of this paper may be retrieved from

Appreciation is expressed to George Gushue and Patrick Rottinghaus for their comments on an earlier draft of this chapter.

Correspondence should be addressed to Lisa Y. Flores, Department of Educational, School & Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri, 301 Noyes Hall, Columbia, MO 65211. E-mail: 

Keywords: publishing, professional development, practice, journal articles, career development, research, writing, editors

Section 3: A View from the Editor’s Desk: Ensuring Quality in Theory, Research, and Practice