About: Editorial Scope: The Journal of Public Relations Research publishes research that creates, tests, or expands public relations theory. Manuscripts may include: examinations of why organizations practice public relations as they do and how public relations can be conducted more effectively; analysis of public relations publics; scholarly criticism of public relations practice; and development of the history, ethics, or philosophy of public relations. Two kinds of articles can be submitted: reviews of major programs of research (up to 35 manuscript pages) and reports of original research (up to 20 manuscript pages). All methodologies are appropriate, including social scientific, historical, legal, philosophical, and critical. The Journal is produced for the Public Relations Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in cooperation with public relations educators in the International Communication Association, National Communication Association, Public Relations Society of American, and International Association of Business Communicators.
According to Wikipedia (I know, not 100 percent reliable, but let’s give it a try!), the following is a list of additional peer-reviewed, English language academic journals in public relations.
- Asia Pacific Public Relations Journal, Deakin University, Australia
- Case Studies in Strategic Communication, University of Southern California, United States
- International Journal of Strategic Communication, International
- Public Relations Inquiry, Sage Publications, United Kingdom
- PRism, Massey University & Bond University, New Zealand
- Teaching Public Relations, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, United States
- Journal of Communication Management
- Corporate Communications: An International Journal