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JPER Impact Factor Increases

Monday, June 19, 2017  
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We are pleased to announce that the Impact Factor for Journal of Planning Education and Research has increased from 1.051 to 1.689, according to the 2016 Journal Citation ReportsĀ® announced June 15, 2017 (Clarivate Analytics, 2017).

Current co-editors are Professors Clinton Andrews and Frank Popper, managing editor is Dr. Karen Lowrie, and editorial assistant is PhD student Jonathan Stiles, all at Rutgers.

Thanks also to the previous, Georgia Tech-based editorial team of Subhrajit Guhathakurta, Nancey Green Leigh, Thomas Douthat, and Luci Yamamoto. For more information go to



The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning promotes education, research, service and outreach in the United States and throughout the world by seeking to:

  • recognize diverse needs and interests in planning;
  • improve and enhance the accreditation process, and;
  • strengthen the role of planning education in colleges and universities through publications, conferences, and community engagement;
  • extend planning beyond the classroom into the world of practice.