International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS)

Online ISSN: 1556-8873  •  Print ISSN: 1556-8881


The International Journal of Doctoral Studies (IJDS) is an academically peer-reviewed international journal that publishes scholarly articles on issues in doctoral studies using the Informing Science framework. The journal publishes conceptual, theoretical and empirical papers. All manuscripts are submitted and reviewed electronically.  We provide our published authors with both a quality print publication and the widespread readership that comes from publishing all articles online within a few weeks of acceptance. This approach ensures that published works are read and cited by the widest possible audience.


Recent Articles

Guanglun Michael Mu, Ning Jia, Yongbin Hu, Hilary Hughes, Xiaobo Shi, Muchu zhang, Jennifer Alford, Merilyn G Carter, Jillian Fox, Jennifer Duke, Matthew Flynn, Huanhuan Xia
Jennifer M Phelps
Helen L MacLennan, Anthony A Pina, Kenneth A Moran, Patrick F Hafford
Adeola Bamgboje, Michelle Ye, Helen Almond, Songlak Sakulwichitsintu
Meghan J. Pifer, Vicki L. Baker

Editorial Board

Michael Jones
Editor in Chief

IJDS is a vehicle for doctoral educators, administrators and students to share research, knowledge and experience on subjects and issues resonant with doctoral students and their developmental journey. Submissions may include discussions on tools and techniques which may assist students in their understanding of the doctoral process, and similarly, experiences and revelations which may assist faculty in their administration of the doctoral process and management of doctoral students. ...


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