The Role of Refereed Journals in Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice

  • Kimberly A. S. Howard Boston University


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

Correspondence should be addressed to Kimberly A.S. Howard, School of Education, Boston University, 621 Comm Ave, Rm 401 A, Boston, MA 02215.  E-mail: 

Key Words: career theory, career research, career practice, integration, editorial policy, interprofessional, interdisciplinary

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